Eat Healthy And Live Well

Thursday, July 19, 2012 · 0 comments

The saying goes like, you are what you eat is true. I am sure that many people can relate to that. When a person loves to eat fatty foods, he is likely to develop diseases such as hypertension, heart problems, liver problems and others. While a person who loves eating sensibly will be reflected in her skin, and usually has a strong immune system.

Being obese is a condition that hits too many people. When someone is obese or over weight, he may have diseases that are incurable. It is a reality that we all must face in this fast paced society. The reason is many busy individuals no longer have spare time to prepare healthy foods and to exercise. They usually have sedentary lifestyle.

People who are tied up from work, of course will just rely on eating to fast foods. In which, all the dishes served are high in calories, sodium and other preservatives that can harm and damage the body. When a busy individual goes home late, there will be no time to cook and instead will just call the pizza boy to deliver pizza.

There are some ways that should be done in order to switch to a healthy living. A disciplined individual must know how to choose which food to eat. By doing so, he can strengthen the immune system and thus maintain a fit and healthy body. Below are some methods to that.

  1. Never skip breakfast. So, upon waking up, it is usual that the appetite is low. However, the breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Easy to prepare but healthy foods that you can try are cereals with milk mixed with fresh fruits, oatmeal topped with any fruit or your choice and a glass of milk, or you can have a whole wheat bread with tuna and milk.
  2. Eating fruit and vegetables every day. It is best to eat fruits and veggies once each day. Fruits can conveniently be bought anywhere and with just a dip in the water, you can already eat it. The same thing goes with vegetables. Veggies are among the fastest food item to prepare. You can just boil them and it is ready to eat. Some can even be eaten fresh.
  3. Refrain from any junk food as much as possible. This is among the hardest thing to do. Not all people can say no to chips, burgers, donuts and the like. Although it is hard and tempting, you can at least try to minimize the intake. Once or twice every month is not that bad, yet never consume them every other day.
  4. Say no to high carbohydrate food and sweets. There are a lot of high carbohydrates food and sweets that have so high caloric content. That is why it should be taken moderately. When you eat some, make sure that you will be engaged to some physical activities in order to burn them.

Those were just simple yet effective ways to make any person remain healthy and fit. Try it today and see the differences

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