Healthy Food, Healthy You

Healthy Food, Healthy You

New year and loads of resolutions, most common of all LOSING WEIGHT. Are we actually doing it the right way? And the answer for most of us is NO. Just losing pounds and being super slim is not healthy. Doing it the right way is more essential. Certainly your genes and your body behavior affect your health, not your weighing scale and diet.

The truth about going for a crash diet is, it does not help you throughout, once you are off you start gaining weight again. Instead maintaining your diet would help more than crash diet. Eating one or two chocolate is feasible then depriving one self, which will definitely lead to over indulgence and eating the whole lot.

It’s not advisable to count each and every calorie intake and the amount of exercise done, instead have a planed meal which is full of nutrients which your body needs to stay fit and healthy. Being fat is not necessarily unhealthy and the same goes for being thin doesn’t mean you are healthy. Nutritionally speaking, vegetables are best source of nutrition. Green leafy vegetables are a good source of vitamins C, A, K and fiber, which helps indigestion. Other than that lentils, when included in diet provide rich source of soluble and insoluble fiber which helps in controlling level of sugar in blood. Lentils are power packed with manganese, iron and foliate. Being less fatty, lentils are a rich source of proteins and fast to cook, makes it the most effective way of healthy fat less eating.

Eat Right, Lose Weight

Breakfast being the most important meal of the day has to be healthy and filling .To meet all the need mentioned above for a complete breakfast OATMEAL is the best option one can choose. Oats beings rich source of protein, zinc, vitamin E, selenium, copper, manganese, iron and fiber (when eaten whole i.e oat bran) which is easily soluble helps maintain the level of sugar and also reduces the amount of LDL cholesterol. Reducing the risk of heart failure by 29% as studied by Harvard researchers, thus it reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. Replacing nuts with fries or chips is a healthy option which would be less in fats n filling, milk and milk products are a must for your daily protein supply, especially for vegans. Avoiding midnight snacking can help in reducing those extra pound to pile up.

Healthy habits, celebration with friends, family and food will help u pass through the milestones of life. Keep fit not fat.

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