Balanced Diet

A meal that comprises of all the three food groups is referred to as a Balanced Diet.

A balanced diet should have body building foods, energy giving foods and protective foods.

These foods should be in sufficient amounts.

An example of a meal that can be called a balanced diet is: a plate of meat (beef), ugali and kales (sukuma wiki).

Meat is a body building food, ugali is energy giving while sukuma wiki is a protective food.


This plate should have sufficient quantity of all these foods.

A balanced diet helps the body to grow and to stay strong and healthy.

One should also drink enough clean water.