For optimum all-around health benefits, it’s important to strike the right balance. Or, as the School of Public Health at Harvard University puts it: Focus on a super plate, not just superfoods.1
The NHS Eatwell Guide is a simple guide to creating healthy, balanced meals.
Eat at least 5 portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables a day
Base meals on potatoes, bread, rice, pasta or other starchy carbohydrates
Have some dairy or dairy alternatives (such as soya drinks and yoghurts)
Eat some beans, pulses, fish, eggs, meat and other protein