One must take nutritious food to ensure that they body functions normally. A balanced diet should give us sufficient energy that contains carbohydrates, protein, optimal amount of fat and sufficient fiber. Foods that give us energy can help promote healthy body and avoid from diseases.
Below is a simple guide for you who love to eat. The ’10 HEALTHY EATING HABITS THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE’. This article more or less helped me in check on the methods and my food intake in order for me to eat responsibly.
Below are the 10 eating habits:
- Never not eat carbohydrates
Some of us might think and believe that taking carbohydrates will cause one to put on weight and invite diseases. This will prompt them to avoid that particular nutrient totally and replace it with other diet methods that might cause malnutrition.
- Plan what to eat
If you wish to take heavy dinner like steak and potatoes, cut down or avoid taking meat and starchy food on other nights. Balance out and plan the amount of each food group.
- Take lunch as you want it
You might have heard that breakfast is important and eat more to start your day, but many among us are not prepared to take heavy breakfast early in the morning. The truth is, the most important meal time is our lunch, where our digestive system is fully readied. It is at that time too our body needs food to be fully functional the whole day. Nevertheless, eat all you want does not mean you can just eat anything at a large amount, but need to plan and be as balanced as possible.
- Eat a “rainbow” of food
Green vegetables, orange, grapes, purple cabbage, capsicum and various colours vegetable and fruits will help provide your body with various nutrients that will help combat diseases.
- Stop before you are full
Eating is not to get yourself full but to fulfill the need of the body with nutrients that will get your body work better. This practice will surely help a lot because it can ensure your digestive system work at its optimum level and this can avoid bloating and reduce the risk of illness related to intestine and stomach.
- Set a meal schedule
Irregular meals will cause a tendency of eating in a large quantity.
- Drink a glass of warm water 20 minutes before meal
Able to reduce your amount of food intake and help your digestive system do its job.
8. Reduce sugar intake in food
Reducing sugar intake helps reduce the total calorie in your diet. Excessive sugar intake for a long period of time will cause obesity and increase in weight.
9. Chew slowly
Amylase is an enzyme present in the saliva that helps catalyzes food molecule and helps the digestive system. Eating too fast will cause the saliva not being able to catalyze well
- Get enough of sleep
Get enough of sleep to ensure your body able to function well, including your digestive system.