10 TIPS TO STAY NUTRITIONALLY FIT
Diet advice is a lot like fashion. Trends come in- like the skirts that are short in the front and long on the back, drop crotch pants, and then a year or two later it all just goes away. We constantly need a balanced amount of nutrients in our system to function stably. Here is a list of the Top Ten Nutritional Tips for your everyday reference.
#1 Eat your Pasta chilled
By just putting the pasta in the fridge will help you gain less weight. The drop in its temperature will change its nature, the “resistant starch” is formed, which means the body has to work hard to digest it. Sufficient to say, Cold Noodles=Hotter you. But if you reheat it again, it will destroy the resistant starch. So go for this method if you like experimenting.
#2 Eat before Eating
Eating an apple or an appetizer before a meal can reduce your overall calorie intake over the course of the meal by 20%. According to extensive researches and surveys, a restaurant meal contains 1,128 calories.
#3 Drink Water
By that we mean, a lot of water. Water consumption if maintained up to 8 glasses a day will keep you hydrated and healthy.
#4 Don’t drink, but eat your fruit
Although it might be a fad, but eat your fruit and don’t drink its juice. Consumption of your fruit in the natural form, is the way to have it. Juices have added sugars, if consumed a lot a person could get type 2 diabetes.
#5 Eat small frequent meals
Instead of indulging in a fixed routine of breakfast, lunch and dinner opt for smaller and more frequent meals. Long periods without eating will lead you to allow yourself to eat excessive food whenever given the chance.
#6 Eat the Proteins
Proteins are the building blocks of our body. Each gram of protein has 4 calories. Foods such as milk, cheese, red meat, poultry, etc are rich in proteins.
#7 Consume Adequate Fibre
Make sure that you eat fibre in a high quantity. Fibre helps the stomach with the digestion of food.
#8 Eat the right fats
Fats are the important energy sources. Each gram of fats contains 9 calories. Saturated fats have shown to be more active in the development of cardio vascular diseases than unsaturated fats.
#9 Avoid Unhealthy Foods
Do not indulge in unhealthy junk food that is full of calories, fatteners, artificial flavours, and fake substitutes. Unhealthy junk food has nothing but substitutes of natural foods to make them more flavourful and enticing.
#10 Calcium for strong bone
Calcium is a necessary element in the anatomy of almost any living creature. Calcium is required by the body to stay fit and healthy. Bones are developed with Calcium as the core ingredient. 1000 mg per day is the required minimum prescribed amount to be consumed. It is a building block for the development and maintenance of the bones in both men and women.