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Healthy eating

What is healthy eating? Can you eat healthily even when you are on holiday or on a business trip? Of course you can! But you need to know how to make the most of a golden opportunity.
Healthy eating means a diet based mainly on fruit and vegetables, though we should not rule out food from animal sources as long as it is eaten in moderation.

So a healthy diet is rich in:

  • Wholemeal cereals (bread, pasta and other wholegrain derivatives), pulses (beans, chickpeas and lentils) and tubers (potatoes and sweet potatoes);
  • Fruit and vegetables;
  • Dried fruit and nuts.

In contrast, it is limited in the consumption of:

  • Red meat and cold cuts;
  • Refined sugar and sugary drinks such as refreshments and processed juices;
  • Baked goods, confectionery and savoury snacks;
  • Alcoholic beverages.

How do you eat healthily?

Eating healthily is not boring, bland or anything of the sort. But it should meet five basic criteria for it to be:

  • Sufficient. It meets the energy and nutritional needs of an individual at any stage in their life.
  • Balanced.  It is based on vegetable foodstuffs, but includes limited portions of meat. However, it hardly ever or never includes alcohol or other high-calorie yet not very nutritional foods.
  • Safe. It is free of toxins and pollutants.
  • Adapted.  It adapts to individual, social, cultural and environmental characteristics and needs.
  • Satisfactory. It is enjoyable and satisfies all your senses.

Eating healthily yields enormous benefits because:

  • It keeps your organism working normally.
  • It fosters growth (when full development has not yet been reached) and cell renewal.
  • It lowers the risk of contracting illnesses.
  • It protects your health.

Healthia hotels offer a varied range of cuisine so that guests can consciously choose the pleasure of taking care of themselves, enjoying healthy eating at every meal.

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