We all know how important health is. To become successful in life we need health, wealth, and happiness. Let’s talk about the health part of this article. Previously there was not much discussion about health and not many health problems occurred in the past. Nowadays health has become a huge, multimillion industry and has taken a variety of forms in this modern day. This huge change is due to the change in lifestyle and the food we consume. If you do good exercise and eat good food, 90% of your illnesses will disappear. Doing a 30 – 45 min exercise a day is good enough, then what about the food part. We know there are different nutrients like vitamins, proteins, minerals, fats, carbohydrates, and much more to consume every day. What is the right proportion to eat? How many carbohydrates are enough a day? Are calories a good thing? What is the body fat percent should a person maintain?
To be frank one does not need to answer these questions if he wants to be healthy. You can improve your health just by keeping a balanced diet which includes eating foods that are rich in vitamins and minerals. This also includes a source of protein along with fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.
Calories are just the amount of energy that you get when you eat a particular type of food. Once the food is eaten, it is digested and converted into energy called calories. When you do any activity like walking breathing or even thinking these calories are consumed. On average a full-grown male might require 2000 calories a day and a female might require 1700 calories a day. Generally, the number of calories that a person uses may depend on their gender, age, and physical activity on top of that men need more calories than women due to the higher BMR rate in men. People who exercise a lot require more calories in comparison to people who don’t as their energy expenditure is more. It is very important to remember that quality food is as important as the quantity of food you consume. Stuffing your food with empty calories, i.e. foods that contain a lot of calories nut do not any nutritional value. Empty calories can be found in foods such as Sugar, Butter, Cookies, Cakes, Energy drinks, Ice cream, Pizza.
Changing a habit is a difficult thing to do but it is surely a rewarding thing. So focus on small changes first. One such benefit is, there might be some diseases that will change depending on the food you consume. So having good food will be a beneficial factor to you. Common illnesses like lactose intolerance, kidney disease, and a few more can be solved by just switching to a healthier diet. Below are suggestions to improve your health. Be in touch with your doctor to know the effects of your diet change
· Maintain a record of what you are consuming every day. With this, you can keep track of the food you eat and make the necessary changes so that you reach the desired goal.
Unhealthy fat is the most common component in today’s diet pattern, so cutting down on it will benefit almost anybody. Mostly animal-based foods contain unhealthy fat/bad fat. Dark chicken meat; poultry skin; fatty cuts of pork, beef, and lamb, and dairy products that are very high in fat are some of the unhealthy products.