Smart Eating Habits

- Smart Eating Tips Most of us have a busy work schedules and a dozen other commitments to look into. But, to do justice to all these various aspects of your life, you MUST pay attention to your diet and health. ow you eat your food is as important as what you eat. So, the ne!t time you sit down to eat, enjoy your meal by keepin" these pointers in mind.

1. Eat Slowly Chew your Food Well –
#t takes $% minutes before your stomach sends a clear messa"e to your brain that you&re full. #f you take the time to chew your food well, you will find you end up eatin" less. #deally, you should have smaller, fre'uent meals as opposed to lar"er, infre'uent ones.

2. Eat More –
#f you want to lose wei"ht, starvin" yourself does not help (( you need to eat well. Surprised) ere&s the e!planation* +hen your body doesn&t receive the re'uired nutrients, your metabolism slows down. Metabolism is the rate at which you burn calories while restin". So, if you don&t eat enou"h, fewer calories will be burnt and there will be less fat loss.

-at till you are satiated .dried plums1. wheat "erm. are all "ood sources of fibre. 3orn syrup is available in any well(stocked supermarket. brown rice. "rilled or roasted. etc. #t is used in makin" candies. 4. prunes . heart disease and stroke.. don&t for"et what we su""ested in Tip /o 01. Beta(carotenoid is the most popular of carotenoids. Pre ent Constipation – 5dd fibre to your diet6 this adds bulk to your food and prevents constipation. 4ish is better than chicken because it has antio!idants. 4or instance. 4ryin" will add unnecessary fat. 5ntio!idants help prevent cancer. +hole "rain foods like oatmeal. ave one tablespoon of corn syrup in a "lass of water. which is primarily "lucose. Eat Less Red Meat – 2ed meats are hi"h in saturated fat and should be avoided by people with hi"h cholesterol. . 3hicken and fish are the best meats to the same time.ou should eat small meals at re"ular intervals to keep your ener"y levels hi"h.especially with their skin1. 5 and carotenoids6 carotenoids add pi"ment to some fruits and ve"etables. 5ntio!idants are or"anic substances that include vitamins 3. jams and jellies because it does not crystallise like su"ar. -. These meats can be baked. 3. carrots wouldn&t be oran"e without them. bran. fruits . ave honey in a "lass of milk twice a day. constipation includin" the followin"* ( ( ( ave "uavas with the seeds. 3orn syrup is actually corn ome remedies for starch.

7. but a raw "arlic clove taken on an empty stomach in the mornin" is the best. sprouts. . it still has to carry on the normal functionin" of the or"ans and. 6.ou should have between one and two "lasses of milk a day. red kidney beans . if you are not drinkin" enou"h $7.sarson ka saa"1. etc. #n the non(packa"ed variety. such as. 8ouble(toned milk has lesser fat than toned or full cream milk. $se Less Salt in your Coo%ing – Use minimum amount of salt for cookin" if you have hi"h blood pressure. 7ther sources of calcium and protein can be taken instead of milk. drinks. if one is aller"ic to it. soya.5. etc. . soups. 3alcium rich foods include almonds. Salt also causes water retention. 5ny amount and form of onion and "arlic will "ive you the benefits of their properties. Ha e !nion and "arli# – 7nion decreases blood pressure and "arlic decreases cholesterol. 5fter all. +ater bein" taken in other forms. etc. then the body starts keepin" it. is retained for later use. dals. Ha e Cal#ium-ri#h Foods – Use skimmed or double(toned milk and milk products as these contain less fat.rajma1. dals. Bloatin" and puffiness are all si"ns of water retention. cow&s milk is just as "ood as skimmed milk6 it is definitely better than buffaloes& milk as the latter contains lar"e amounts of fat. 9roteins can be found in meats. This means your body will retain water if it is not receivin" enou"h. fi"s. mustard "reens .

are all "ood sources of fibre. 10.8. wheat "erm and brown rice. +hole "rain foods like oatmeal. fruits. which helps in less production of bad cholesterol. appro!imately $: "m of fibre a day is enou"h to help maintain your di"estive system. beans. Ha e Foods that Contain 'ron – These include red meats. But the best "ood food habit. soya breads. Too much fibre may cause loose stools. prunes. fruits like watermelon and pome"ranate. whole "rains. bran. whole wheat. especially liver. is to actually taste and enjoy the flavour of the food with your emotions instead of just your ton"ue . Medically. Relish the Fla ours – . etc. dried fruits. as these have a "ood amount of fibre6 fibre helps in bindin" cholesterol. ve"etables like spinach. 9. beets and broccoli. 5 "ood indicator* four slices of brown bread contains five "rams of fibre6 so does one lar"e banana or oran"e. so you have to monitor your individual intake accordin"ly.ou may have heard some of these before. which we all seem to overlook. etc. etc. especially with skins. Swit#h &rom Maida to whole "rains – 2eplace maida products with whole "rains. especially prunes sunflower seeds.