Do You Know What Nutrition Really Is ?
Lots of people look at food in different ways. Food mainly helps prepare your body for growing and repairing itself after illness or injury. It’s fuel for your body that helps it stay in working order.
Some people eat to reduce stress, reward or punish themselves or to comfort themselves. These attitudes toward food are very unhealthy. Your feelings should not be substituted with food.
To be on the road to a healthy nutritious you, give your body all the nutrients it needs to develop and grow.
A healthy diet includes low fat or skim milk and milk products, leans cuts of meat, vegetables, fruits, poultry without skin, and dried beans. You want to eat less of foods containing high saturated fats, sodium, fats and sugars. Your main source of saturated fats that are consumed are found in milk and meat products.
Some products you purchase in bakeries may contain saturated fats. Read the ingredients or ask the baker if you are unsure.
The types of foods you eat over a weeks time are what makes your diet healthy or unhealthy.
Eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, foods that have vitamins, protein, minerals and fiber to get the energy your body needs.
Always talk to your health care provider before starting any diets. You could have complications if your not healthy enough or have underlying health problems. If considering taking a diet product make sure to mention that to your doctor also. He will be able to tell you if it will work or if you’d be throwing your hard earned money away on a product that wouldn’t work. Your doctor can also tell you what a healthy weight is for your body type and give you healthy choice on how to lose the weight and keep it off.
Teach yourself about nutrition now and eating healthy will become second nature to you. Unhealthy eating will be a thing of the past.