Food is the fuel of our body. Yet, we don’t find time to eat… When we are late, we don’t skip a bath but our meal…WHY?? Because we neglect health a lot. With minimal awareness and fashion ka bhootsawar of zero sizes /six packs abs, the nutritional diet of most of us has gone cranky banky… but there some Great healthy food habits to be learnt from our elders.
The most important yet the most neglected aspect of life: HEALTH & FOOD
Do you guys even realize that the current-gen faces most of the disorders and deficiencies which is, of course, the result of their self-made diet plans?
Many of us, particularly the girls, skip meals to reduce weight… But in reality, they tend to eat a lot at the end of the day, when their stomach cries for Healthy food…Have you ever looked and thought about your grandparents, who looked so good and had ghane baal during their youthful age and perhaps, maybe even now?? They have been very enthusiastic all their age and we have become dull/lazy/lethargic…
You also need to keep in mind that “bina petrol ke gaadi nahi chalti hai” !!!
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So here we go how to maintain ourselves being energetic & healthy…
The first intake of your day as soon as you have to get up has to be a fruit. The sugar levels (mainly fructose) maintains your blood glucose levels in the blood which comes down while your asleep in the night.
Your digestive capabilities are at its best during 7am to 10am; so have stomach full of your favourite items…
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day… Healthy breakfast keeps you active during the day while the vice versa, you must have faced consequences like headache/nausea/fatigue etc etc etc…
PRE LUNCH MEAL
Have a bowl of sporuts/roasted peanuts/cheese slice after 2-3 hours of your breakfast. Eating small quantities of food in regular intervals of 2 hours improves the metabolism and helps in fat burning.
Have nutritious cooked meal and eat your meals with your complete focus on the meal as it helps in better digestion and absorption of the Healthy food. Do avoid using cell phones or watching t.v.
Avoid junk as much as possible since they are responsible for your high cholesterol levels/B.P/obesity. The quality of the meal cannot always be relied on its appearance and taste.
Whenever want to plan a meal outside, prefer it to be a lunch and not more than weekly once
POST LUNCH MEAL
Have a cup of green tea with a fruit like apple/pear (sweet fruits, basically). Also, you can have curd/buttermilk/punch of yogurt.
Eating curd etc as a different meal helps you have choices of food intake at different intervals + the absorption of nutrients is increased.
Dinner time is the most critical meal of your day. The timing of the dinner is very important since the digestion capabilities are at its lowest as other body functions like cell repair, cell damage is the focus of the body…
Have it by 7pm!!! Dinners shouldn’t be eaten later than 8pm.
POST DINNER MEAL (IF YOU ONLY FEEL HUNGRY)
Having a glass of milk before sleeping has helped many people with a sound and undisturbed sleep + eased the piles problem.
Few people cannot have milk due to lactose intolerance while some face acidity problems… Always remember that every body and soul is unique and they have their own way of digesting food…
You can alternatively have salads, a spoon of flax seeds after 1.5-2 hours of your dinner…
Disclaimer : Having early dinners and sleeping at 11pm or even late won’t make you feel hungry as the digestion process are slow in the night.
Looking forward to hear how it worked for you all!!