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100 Health Tips
     

100 Health Tips

by Northern Border eBook Store
 
Breakfast is the most vital meal. It should not be missed in order to
refuel your body from functional metabolic changes during long hours
of sleep. It is best to include carbohydrates, fats and proteins for an
ideal nutrition such as combinations of fresh fruits, bread toast and
breakfast cereals with milk.
Maintain a well balanced diet for a

Overview

Breakfast is the most vital meal. It should not be missed in order to
refuel your body from functional metabolic changes during long hours
of sleep. It is best to include carbohydrates, fats and proteins for an
ideal nutrition such as combinations of fresh fruits, bread toast and
breakfast cereals with milk.
Maintain a well balanced diet for a healthy living. A well balanced diet
is eating different kinds of nutritious foods in proportion. It will boost
your energy and will improve your welfare. Excessive as well as
deficiency of specific vitamins and minerals can also cause undesirable
effects to your health.
Be conscious on how much salt you take in during snacks and meals.
The table salt is sodium chloride which is widely used as flavor
enhancer. High sodium intake is a risk factor for diseases like high
blood, heartburn, osteoporosis and other cardiovascular diseases.
Limit sodium intake by just reducing your consumption of salty foods
without taking the option of salt substitutes.
Stay away from buffet or eat-all-you-can meals because it will possibly
tempt you to eat too much to get a fair value of what you have paid.
Otherwise, you can go for nutritious foods such as fresh fruits,
vegetable salads and low fat foods. Stand firm and resist your craving
to refill your plate for the second time.
Limit intake of processed foods as in canned goods, refrigerated and
dried foods. The food processing alters the natural components of the
foods which make it less beneficial to the body. The use of chemicals
to preserve, control and enhance the flavor can be more damaging to
the systems of the body than enhancing health.
Consider eating whole foods. Whole foods are nutritious foods having
its natural compounds intact. It is neither processed nor refined. It
does not contain added chemicals such as flavorings, preservatives
and other ingredients. Start eating whole foods by adding slices of
fresh fruits and vegetables to each and every meal.
The best and healthy way of preparing poultry for a meal is to remove
the visible skin and fats prior to cooking. Roast, bake or broil poultry
instead of deep frying to prevent oil absorption. Among the parts, the
chicken breasts contain high protein and low fat which make it the
better choice cuts.
Water is vital to sustain a healthy life. It is recommended to drink at
least 8 ounces of 8 glasses of water every day. It aids the cells,
tissues and organs to function normally. Body water deficit or
dehydration can cause serious damage to kidneys and other organs
which may result to mental confusion, coma and even death if not
given medical intervention immediately.
Maintain a low fat diet. Foods that are naturally low in fats are fruits,
vegetables, beans and grains. Make sure to check the product labels
you buy from the market. Fat content label per serving should not be
greater than 2 to 3 grams. It is best to choose fat content of 1 gram of
fat per 100 calories.
Supplement your body with iron nutrition. Iron can only be taken from
food sources such as red meats, fish, poultry, cereals, leafy vegetables
and raisins. It serves as a fuel to energize our body by helping in red
blood cells production. Take iron-rich foods with Vitamin C for an
effective iron absorption.
Eat banana for breakfast is an effective weight loss plan known as
Miracle Morning Banana Diet. In this diet plan, all you need is to eat
banana for breakfast; drink adequate water; no more eating after 8:00
PM and sleep before midnight. It is proven to be effective since
bananas increase metabolism.
Include high-fiber foods in your diet plan. It is a simple means to
maintain health and physical fitness. High-fiber foods can be found in
whole foods such as fruits, legumes, nuts, grains and vegetables.
Fiber contents can help enhance your energy and will keep you away
from diseases such as cardiovascular disease...

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014096713
Publisher:
Northern Border eBook Store
Publication date:
02/02/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
250 KB

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