The word‘dieting’ has mostly been associated with eating in order to lose or gain weight but that it is not the whole definition of dieting. Dieting is the practice of eating food in a regulated fashion for the development, improvement or maintenance of overall health; eating right is healthy dieting. Dieting should be a consistent practice; taking breakfast, lunch
Food that is widely consumed now lack in nutrition but is heavy in calories and cholesterol which are major causes of a number of chronic diseases including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure, overweight/obesity
Eating healthy is as important as breathing, you don’t have to be perfect and strict about it because it is definitely not easy trying to come up with what and how to eat. Below are tips that for necessary for healthy eating:
Drink plenty of water
Water is what everyone cannot do without because apart from quenching our thirst, it prevents dehydration. Water flushes your system of waste and toxins. Take water when you wake up in the morning for
Do not skip breakfast
The important meal of the day is breakfast and must not be missed. Continuous skipping of breakfast can cause ulcer and lack of energy.
Protein is important
Very important in our meal is protein. Protein can be added to our meal at any time of the day. Fish, egg, beans are important for repairing and maintaining.
Avoid eating late at night
Eating late at night is common among students and people who work late into the night. They tend to munch on snack and lots of water which can cause indigestion or discomfort while sleeping. Try to eat dinner earlier and let the space between the next meals, which is breakfast be up to 14-16 hours, studies have shown that eating when you’re most active aids digestions.
More fruit and vegetable
Studies have shown that people can do without vegetable and snack in a week which is unhealthy. Fruits and vegetables are low in calories but high packed with antioxidants, fiber, minerals
Because you enjoy the food does not mean you should load your plate with it and even have more helping! Moderation is key. Though it is important to fill your stomach especially for breakfast so you can stay energized for the day, it is also more important that you watch what you eat so you don’t have
As much as you enjoy the food and would love to put it all in your stomach or you have better things to do like getting ready for a meeting or class than to sit down and enjoy your meal, take your time. Relish the taste and feeling you get from it. Do not be in a hurry to just eat and go but rather take your time and relax afterwards.
Less snack in the fridge and on the dining table
As sweet as they taste, they do to our body no sweet thing. Limit how much you consume them, do not take them
Avoid processed food
Easily prepared and consumed, fast-food which include noodles, pizza, bread and others are high in calories, causing obesity and cardiovascular diseases. Prepare your meal, and be aware of the nutritional value,
Focus on your meal
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