WHY HEALTHY EATING IS IMPORTANT?
Healthy eating is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. It can prevent and control health problems. It can also help you stay balanced and improve your mood. As a teen you need to be eating more because you are growing but that doesn’t mean you eat an unbalanced diet. If you eat unhealthy, you can lead to obesity and many other diseases.
HOW TO EAT HEALTHY?
Sticking to a healthy diet you need to eat a wide range of foods to ensure that you are getting a balanced diet and that your body is receiving all the nutrients it needs.
Here are 10 amazing healthy tips for you;
1 – EAT PROPER BREAKFAST
Breakfast means “breaking the fast”. It provides the body and brain with fuel after an overnight fast and gets you ready for the day. It should be taken within 2 hours of walking. It is also very important to children mental performance. So, you shouldn’t skip breakfast.
2 – DRINK MORE WATER
You need to drink plenty of water minimum 8 glasses every day. If you don’t drink enough water, it can lead to various health problems. If you overweight you need to drink more water.
3 – CUT DOWN SATURATED FAT
Fat is also necessary for our health but you should know that, what type of fat you are eating? Too much saturated fat causes increase in cholesterol, which causes heart disease. Bakery items are an example of saturated fats, you should avoid these fats.
4 – AVOID CALORIES
You don’t realize how much calories you consumed each day from sugary drinks & foods like biscuits, cakes, juices and so on. You should avoid sugary drinks & foods that cause tooth decay and obesity. You should eat less sugar, you are sweet enough already.
5 – EAT MORE FISH
Fish is a low-fat high-quality protein. Fish is filled with omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins such as D & B2, which can help to control blood pressure and help to reduce the risk of a heart attack.
6 – EAT LESS SALT
Too much salt increases blood pressure that causes a heart attack. Adults and children should eat no more than 6g of salt a day. You should choose more fresh foods and fewer processed food.
7 – DON’T EAT IF YOU ARE NOT HUNGRY
Many people eat whether they are hungry or not, leading to weight gain. So, if you are not hungry please don’t eat.
8:EAT MORE FRUITS & VEGETABLES
They are packed with nutrients. You should try to eat new vegetable & fruit each week. You should also have 4-5 serving of fruits & vegetables each day.
9: EAT SMALLER MEALS
You should be eating 5-6 little meals each day instead of eating 2-3 big meals. This way you are keeping your body feeling full throughout the day.
1O: ENSURE YOU EAT ON A REGULAR BASIS
Many times people want to lose weight, so they start skipping meals that slow down the metabolism. You should eat on a regular basis so that you keep your metabolism going and can stay at a healthy weight for you.