Health is the most important thing in life. If we are healthy, we can do many activities, like teaching, washing, travelling, etc. But, in this era, there are many people ignore the importance of being healthy. It’s caused by their busyness, don’t have enough time to do sport, or usually eat too much junk food. You know if we are not healthy our body is vulnerable to suffer some diseases, such as: influenza, fever, typhus, etc. Continue Reading →
If you struggle with lunch and dinner choices, you might need to restock your cabinets at home and work so that you have the ingredients for “throw-together” meals. These meals don’t need to be elaborate to be satisfying and nutritious.
Try some of the following super-fast lunch and dinner options the next time you’re contemplating takeout. Continue Reading →
Until now, you’ve been learning about your nutrient needs in terms of an entire day’s worth of food, but you might still struggle to put individual meals and snacks together. Meal planning is all about balance in flavors, textures, and nutrients.
Table 5.6 can help you create satisfying meals that reflect this kind of balance—choose at least one food from each of the three groups at every meal! Refer to specific food group sections for more details on the types of foods that provide more nutrients for fewer calories. Continue Reading →
Try these tips to manage your taste for fun foods:
- Get enough quality sleep—snack attacks often reflect a lack of energy from poor sleeping habits rather than an addiction to salt and sugar!
- Include a good source of fiber-rich carbohydrate, lean protein, and a little healthy fat in each main meal to prolong feelings of fullness and satisfaction and cut down on midafternoon munchies. Continue Reading →
The following suggestions can help those of you with a sweet tooth to have your cake and eat it too:
- Limit regular soft drinks, “fruit” drinks, and vending machine beverages— they are chock full of calories and essentially devoid of nutrients.
- You needn’t cut out candy, cookies, donuts, cakes, and pies completely; simply enjoy them less frequently or in smaller portions. Many people find it helpful to keep only one variety of dessert in their homes—this eliminates the “gotta have a little of everything” syndrome. Continue Reading →