Dietary patterns

What Are Dietary Patterns?

They’re the overall structure of your diet.

Instead of focusing on single nutrients, it looks at the big picture.


Dietary patterns affect your health and well-being.

They play a role in preventing chronic diseases.

Balanced and Varied Diet:

Choose a wide range of foods from different groups.

This provides a mix of nutrients your body needs.

Mediterranean Diet:

Rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and healthy fats.

Linked to heart health and longevity.

Vegetarian or Plant-Based Diet:

Focuses on plant foods like vegetables, fruits, nuts, and grains.

Can lower the risk of certain diseases.

DASH Diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension):

Emphasizes whole foods, lean protein, and limiting salt.

Helps lower blood pressure.


The best dietary pattern is one that suits your health goals and lifestyle.

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