11 Easy-To-Follow Healthy Dieting Tips

Eating a balanced, healthy diet is very important, especially for maintaining good health. However, it doesn’t have to be difficult either. In order to get started, just follow these 11 healthy dieting tips.

Pasta with sliced tomatoes and pecorino's flakes

Photo by Luca Nebuloni

1. Consume starchy foods

It is highly recommended that you consume starchy foods. It should make up around 1/3 of the foods you consume. Starchy foods include bread, rice, pasta, cereals, and potatoes.

Choose wholegrain varieties when you can, because they can help you feel full, and contain more fiber. Most people don’t eat enough starchy foods. You should try to include at least one starchy food with each main meal.

There are many people who think starchy foods are fattening, but gram for gram the carbs they contain provide fewer than half the calories of fat.

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