Eating healthy will not be only helpful for you to lose weight, but also to have a healthier lifestyle. Indeed, small changes during your meals will allow you to feel in better physical and mental health as well.
We will therefore give you some advice on your diet, the way of eating and how to create a healthy meal.
1 – Buy healthy food
So firstly, before cooking or even simply eating, it’s important to buy great healthy foods that doesn’t contain too many bad fats or sugar. That’s why when you go shopping, prepare a list in advance and stick to it. This will prevent you from buying all the junk food you like, and you’re used to taking it. You see these foods which aren’t necessarily good for your health, right?
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2 – Cook healthy food from home
Then, cooking at home is much better for yourself than eating outside. For instance, when you go to a restaurant, you will obviously and unfortunately take something fatter or less good for your shape.
Eating at home will prevent you from gaining weight and could make you save money at the same time if you’re careful about it.
3 – Drink water, eat fruits
Plus, when you’re eating or even during the day, try to pay attention to drinking enough water. We recommend you always have a bottle of water with you to not be dehydrated. And it’s preferable to drink water than any other sugary drink.
And more than drinking water, eating fruits is a really good way to create a healthy meal. Anyway, it’s also better to eat fruits instead of drinking them. The problem with fruit juices is that they have all these fruits compressed in them which can be too much rich in sugar. Especially when some companies added some into.
4 – Put some greens
Afterwards what always accompanies fruits? Veggies, of course. Indeed, try to eat green as much as possible. We cannot emphasise this fact enough!!
You can increase your portions of protein, omega-3 and vitamin D as well with, for instance with eggs for breakfast. As always, it’s important to avoid sweet food as much as possible when you’re making your healthy meal.
Moreover, when you’re cooking, try to avoid fries and replace them with baked or sweet potatoes which are better for your health. And when we’re talking about potatoes again, if you’re hungry, avoid crisps as much as possible and replace them with healthy snacks like nuts or popcorn, which are surprisingly healthy foods.
5 – Take your time to eat healthy
Finally, slow down when you eat! It has been proven that people who eat too fast or vote more than average are more likely to become obese (see the study in our sources at the end of the article).
So, if you take all these elements into account to create your healthy meals, you’ll quickly see the positive effects on your health and shape.
Now find some healthy recipes that you can enjoy every time you want without worrying. So then, cook a bit and be healthy!
Some ideas to create your healthy meal:
- Your own Buddha Bowl (vegan):
Mix some healthy nutrients like avocados, brown rice, broccoli, spinach, cucumbers, courgettes, tomatoes, carrots, radishes or sweet potatoes. You can also use soy sauce if you like it, to put some taste into your Buddha Bowl.
- Mushroom and onions omelettes:
Make your own omelette with approximately 3 eggs, and add some mushrooms, onions ginger, and parsley. Spiced as your taste.
- Grilled chicken with lentils salad:
Prepare your grilled chicken (without the skin because it contains fats) and mix it with lentils and green beans. If you like mustard, you can enjoy yourself with it.
NCBI (study): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21802566
Newairz (ways to have better health): https://www.newairz.com/health/5-easy-steps-to-better-health/
Healthline (tips to make your diet healthier): https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/healthy-eating-tips#section1
Olive (omelette recipes): https://www.olivemagazine.com/recipes/quick-and-easy/best-ever-omelette-and-frittata-recipes/
Cookie and Kate (Buddha Bowls recipes): https://cookieandkate.com/2017/buddha-bowl-recipe/
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