Healthy diet does not mean an end to all tasty foods and having fun. It is not about depriving yourself of the foods you are fond of and staying unrealistically thin. Rather, it’s about feeling great, getting more energy and stabilizing your mood. Healthy eating habits not only maintain your body weight and avoid health problems, but also can have intense effects on your well being and mind. Healthy eating keenly affects mental and emotional health. Studies have revealed that having more of red and processed meat, packaged food, etc. cause high risks for depression, stress and anxiety. Also, unhealthy eating habits may cause some mental disorders. On the other hand, eating more fruits and vegetables, homemade foods and fewer amounts of fats and sugar reduces the risks of health problems and also mental problems.

 

To get the perfect diet for your good health you must follow some simple steps.


Set up yourself first for the success

First, make a diet chart for yourself; add small changes in your regular food habits, like eating salad at least once in a day, prepare your own meals, focus on having fresh foods and avoid packaged foods, prefer various colourful vegetables. Like this way, prepare yourself for the healthy diet.

 

Fill your diet with more of colourful fruits and vegetables

Fruits and vegetables contain fewer calories and more nutrients. You should have as much colourful fruits and vegetable as you can. Fruits contain vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, etc. bright colours of fruits and vegetables signify concentrated nutrients present in them. Some importance of coloured fruits and vegetables –

1.Carrots are good for eyes.

2.Apples provide fibre.

3.Orange, lemon and mango are rich in vitamin C.

4.Berries fight against cancer.

5.Beets, carrots, sweet potatoes, onions, etc. (sweet fruits) add healthy sugar to your foods.

 

Have plenty of water

Always have lot of water daily. Water helps your skin to stay healthy. Water reduces many skin problems. It provides natural glow to skin.

 

Prefer roasting instead of frying

You can have roasted chicken, vegetables, etc. Roasting gives the food a different flavour, aroma and taste. It is very healthy for your health as it reduces the use of oil.

 

Have a proteins, carbohydrates and fats in your daily meal

You must have sufficient amount of proteins, carbohydrates and fats in your meals. Also it is important to note that there should be equal amount of proteins, carbohydrates and fats in your meal, no meal should contain one of them in greater amount or only one of them. Some protein rich foods for your daily meal –chicken breasts, green leafy vegetables, tuna, egg whites, shrimp, skim milk, cottage cheese, yoghurt and so on. Some carbohydrate rich foods are –cauliflower, broccoli, cucumber, spinach, beans, potatoes, rice, bananas, apples, onion, berries, garlic, etc. Some fat rich foods for your daily meal are –olive oil, natural peanut butter, avocado and nuts.

The most important thing

1.It’s not only about what you eat, but it’s also about when you eat.

2.Eat breakfast earlier (at 7am), then eat small meals the throughout the day.

3.Have your dinner earlier.

4.Eat heavier meals for your breakfast and lighter for your dinner.

5.Avoid eating heavy meals after the sun sets.

Thus, follow your own healthy diet chart and stay fit!