Nepal is a multi-ethnic country with different cultures and lifestyles. The rich and diverse ethnic groups and cultures of Nepal make for a wide variety of cuisines here. When you first encounter traditional Nepalese food, their variety may dazzle you. The types of Nepali traditional food are determined by geographic location; mountain peoples have completely different recipe families; different ethnic groups have their own cuisines. In addition to its own authentic cuisine, some Nepalese dishes are inspired and influenced by the food culture of neighboring countries. Nepalese food is nutritious and healthier compared to other Asian foods; the less oil and fat you use, the more vegetables and vegetables you use. Since most Nepalese eat little or no breakfast and only eat lunch before going to work or school, lunch is heavy and healthy. In the afternoon, they have snacks (khaja), which can be traditional or fusion dishes and dinner.