balanced diet


  1. a diet consisting of the proper quantities and proportions of foods needed to maintain health or growth.

balanced diet

  1. A diet that contains the proper proportions of carbohydrates , fats , proteins , vitamins , minerals , and water necessary to maintain good health.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of balanced diet1

First recorded in 1935–40

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Example Sentences

You could save yourself time and money by just eating a healthy, balanced diet with enough protein to meet your needs.

By complementing a balanced diet with specifically formulated dog multivitamins, you’ll be setting your dog up for success.

You ‘need’ fresh air, water, sleep, physical activity and a nutritionally balanced diet.

Plus, what about the mammalian issues standing up so long might create: the need to eat and drink a nourishing balanced diet?

The short answer is “a balanced diet,” which means foods that are high in protein and low in carbohydrates and fat.

"Vegetables," said Marcus, watching to make sure his son selected a balanced diet.

Black bread, potatoes, and sometimes cabbage, make up his "balanced diet."

(c) Arrange a well balanced diet for pellagra in which forty grams of protein shall come from milk, meat or eggs.

"Uh-huh," grunted Sarah, interested at that moment in a description of a balanced diet for her pets.

Any well-balanced diet contains ample phosphorus to nourish the brain.


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