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What is a perfect balanced diet? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:How can I help you ?
User:want to ask about balance diet
Doctor:Yes, please proceed
User:i am jzt asking for balance diet according my age group..
Doctor:Ok, May know your age, gender and occupation ?
User:25 yrs age female occupation is admin.
Doctor:Ok, a balanced diet is one where in the different constituents of the food are in right proportion
User:means ??
Doctor:The food we eat contains Carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals
Doctor:Some foods items contain carbohydrate in majority and some contain more proteins
User:ok thanks ..
Doctor:It is wise to select a meal with all the above nutrients in good proportion
Doctor:An ideal meal should comprise 60% of carbohydrates which serve as the immediate energy source
Doctor:20% proteins which are involved in body building
Doctor:10% fat which serves as energy reserve
Doctor:Based on your food style, weight, height and the average calorie expenditure a plan with balanced diet can be formulated
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