18 Healthy Food Tips


18 Healthy Food Tips


Now a day’s everyone is busy in his or her life.
No one has time to think about his or her diet and nutrition.Generally people eat those foods which are easily available. In most of the cases, people don’t get enough nutrition.Here are some healthy foods tips which will be helpful for them and they can protect themselves from being undernourished.18 Healthy Food Tips

18 Tips For Healthy Food

1. Always eat fresh foods. They are better than packed foods. Generally packed foods are not considered as healthy food because they are rich in sodium, saturated fat and carbohydrates.

2. Vegetables and fruits should always be kept in refrigerator. Otherwise in high room temperature bacteria grows rapidly and enzymes (present in fruits and vegetables) get activated. This lowers the nutritive value of food.

3. Include spinach in your diet in any form like soups, vegetable or stuffing. The nutrients present in spinach protect body from cancer, diabetes and osteoporosis.

4. Raisins are rich in iron.Use them in sandwiches, salads or pulao. Raisins are good for glowing skin and hair.
5. Honey is a rich source of vitamins and antioxidants which gives immunity to the body. You can spread this on cookies, breads or chapaties. It is a healthy food for growing kids also.

6. Too much salt is not good for any age. It should be eaten in limited amounts whether it is for children, adolescents, adults or aged persons. 7-8gm salt is enough for whole day. Prefer low sodium salt instead of normal Salt. Low sodium salt is now easily available in the market.

7. Beans are good source of protein. Use this in salad, boiled or chat form.

8. Brown bread and multigrain bread are better than white bread.

9. Almonds are rich source of antioxidants. Add this in salads and vegetables.

10. If you are preparing cake at home, use olive oil instead of butter.

11. Use low fat dairy products, like skim milk, toned milk or low fat curd.

12. If you like to eat cake, prefer cream less cake. In this way you can avoid yourself to consume extra fat and calories.

13. Use canola oil for fried item. It is good in quality and less harmful than others.

14. If you are eating gravy vegetable, try to choose vegetable or paneer portion rather than gravy. Gravies are very rich in oil and calories.

15. If you are suffering from diabetes, obesity or cardiovascular disease, avoid yellow part of egg as it is rich in cholesterol. Egg white is better option.

16. Fish is a good source of omega3 fatty acids. It is good for heart and eyes. Try to prepare fish in olive oil or canola oil. Prefer roasted, grilled, boiled or baked cooking methods.

17. Red meat is not a healthy option because it is rich in cholesterol and saturated fat. So avoid red meat and replace it with white meat, egg white or fish.

18. Dinner should be light as there is no physical activity after dinner. If it is high in calories, extra calories will be stored in the body in the form of fat and result is weight gain.

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