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balanced diet

This page is about the collocation balanced diet

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a diet with the proper amounts of all necessary nutrients

For example

  • Everyone should try to eat a balanced diet.

  • A diet isn't balanced if it includes too much of one nutrient and not enough of another.

Quick Quiz

Someone with a balanced diet always eats

a. a variety of healthy foods

b. the same amount of food

c. at the same regular times

Contributor: Matt Errey