Eating Habits and Weight Loss
One of the most important things to do when you are trying to get in shape is to be aware of your daily food intake. This does not take any time from your normal schedule and you will feel much healthier when you eat the right foods in the right quantity.
One of the best ways to change your eating habits is to change to an organic one. It is good to increase the your daily fiber, which will clean out your colon of all negative weight loss inhibitors. This means that instead of eating refined or processed foods, you should eat whole grain foods like brown rice and whole wheat bread. This has more fiber and less bad fats such as trans fat and cholesterol.
You should also increase your input of protein, minerals and vitamins. To do this, it is good to eat more fruits and vegetables and substitute red meat for fish and chicken. These meats have less calories and fat while still providing more protein.
One of the most important parts of changing your eating habits is to completely eliminate junk food. This will include candy, chips, popcorn, ice cream, milk shakes and soda. You can substitute fruits and vegetable snacks instead. Instead of sodas you can drink water or dilute juice with water for flavor. You will find this makes a huge difference in your daily sugar and fat intake.
You will feel healthier and have more energy when you change your eating habits. At first, you may feel a little different with the extra fiber and complete change in food, but this will soon pass and your body will work better and more efficiently. You will have more energy and feel like an entirely new and better person.
Keeping fit does not just depend on exercises, nutrition also plays a pivotal part in improving your overall health. Remember that looking after your health and staying fit is an investment in yourself and something you should not neglect. Healthy eating is one part of staying fit that does not take any time and you will reap the benefits throughout your life once you get into a good habit. With these few points, you can make huge strides towards staying fit and healthy while being able to do the things you want to do.
Sending You Tons of Love and Humongous Hugs,
Tina “Putting Healthy Foods First” McDermott