Diet generally means the amount of food and drink eaten by an individual on a daily basis. Modern society interprets diet to mean a specific planned amount of restricted daily intake intended to help an individual with weight loss.
- Everyone knows that they should eat a healthy diet. What foods are healthy?
- The main culprit in most diets is sugar and includes foods that break down into sugar quickly like breads, potatoes, pasta, rice and noodles
- Eat these foods as side dishes; not as a main meal. Eating raw fruits and vegetables helps you to burn more calories and slim down
- Adding spices to food like chili, jalapeno or cayenne pepper increases your fat burning metabolism for up to three hours after eating
- Garlic can help flush out excess water weight and ginger enhances growth hormone production which increases the amount of fat released from your fat stores to be burned as fuel
- Eat more protein for breakfast and less for dinner. Many people skip breakfast and even lunch and then over-eat at dinner. If you are not hungry in the morning, it may be due to an inability to digest your meal from the previous evening. Taking a natural digestive aid such as Advanced Digestive
- Enzymes will help you break down your food and use it for energy
- The key to a healthy diet is to improve your eating over time. Begin with a healthy breakfast and work your way towards a healthy dinner
Healthy fact: ¼ of cup of nuts or seeds in between meals will help decrease hunger and maintain energy. Taking a fish oil supplement such as Advanced EPA/DHA will also help lessen hunger cravings and increase energy.