Nutritious Choices

Access a healthier self


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About Healthy Eating

Healthy eating is key for adults to manage weight, prevent chronic diseases, and maintain overall health. It ensures proper nutrient intake, supports vital body functions, and enhances mental well-being, contributing to a longer, healthier life.

This requirement is NOT static and depends significantly on the activity status and the physical condition of the body. Imbalance in the diet leads to undernutrition and over nutrition which are both harmful to the body.

About Water

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The recommended best times to drink water includes:

  1. When you first get up
  2. Before each meal
  3. With snack
  4. Before a workout
  5. With medication if allowed
  6. Drink more water to prevent illness following exposures
  7. Have a glass when tired
{A simple rule about water for all ages} 8x8 - apprx2.5L daily

In June 2009, “scientific American” published an article titled “Fact or Fiction? You must drink 8 glasses of Water Daily”. The article describes the 8x8 rule of thumb dictating that you must drink 8ox glasses of water every day. Tea, coffee, soda, juices and sports drinks do not count towards the eight-glass total. This is a simple guide that offers an easy way of measuring the approximate amount of daily water intake required for each individuals in all age groups.

Some healthy habits to increase your daily water intake: