No single food or drink contains all the essential nutrients your body needs, which is why variety is key. The World Health Organization (1) defines a healthy balanced diet as including four food groups.
It is important to also make sure that the energy you take in as food and drinks (measured in calories) is balanced out by the energy you use up through physical activity.
Sugars and the body
Sugars are an important source of energy that we all need to go about our daily lives.Read more
Calories can be important when making diet and lifestyle choices so we have explored what the term “calorie” means.Read more
You might be surprised to know that, apart from fibre, sugar has no more calories than any other ingredient.Read more
Diet and nutrition
There are a number of factors which can influence diet including social and economic factors. You can find tips for a healthy balanced diet here.Read more
Healthy eating is about consuming the right amount of food for your energy needs.Read more
Nutritional labelling on pre-packaged food and drinks commercialized in Spain is mandatory under European and Spanish law.Read more