Eat fresh and home cooked food: limit processed and ultra- processed foods

Home-cooked meals can be prepared in a healthy manner using fresh produce, with less salt, sugar, and unhealthy fats (saturated or trans fats) and be prepared in different ways according to preferences (e.g. curries, soups and broths, preserves, salads, ‘mellum’, pickles, drinks, desserts).

  • Prepare food with natural culinary ingredients (e.g. herb, spices, lime juice) and avoid food additives as much as possible.

What is the body mass index (BMI)?

The body mass index (BMI) is a measure that uses your height and weight to work out whether your weight is healthy.  BMI is calculated by dividing an adults’s weight in kilograms by their height in meters squared.  For example, A BMI of 25 means 25kg/m2. Read More