say yes to HEALTHY...

say yes to HEALTHY...

By Bhavya Jain  on: 09 July 2018
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Good nutrition is one of the key to healthy life.  You can keep your healthy by improving yoyr diet. You should eat foods rich in vitamins , minerals etc. for example fruits, vegetables, whole grain foods etc.

Paths to improve Health

It can be hard to change your eating habits. It helps if you focus on small changes. Making changes to your diet may also be beneficial if you have diseases that can be made worse by things you are eating or drinking. Symptoms from conditions such as kidney disease, lactose intolerance, etc can all benefit from changes in diet. Below are suggestions to improve your health. Be sure to stay in touch with your dietitian so they know how you are doing.
 
Almost everyone can benefit from cutting back on unhealthy fat. If you currently eat a lot of fat, commit to cutting back and changing your habits. Unhealthy fats include things such as: dark chicken meat; poultry skin; fatty cuts of pork, beef, and lamb; and high-fat dairy foods (whole milk, butter, cheeses). Ways to cut back on unhealthy fats include:
  • Rather than frying meat, bake, grill, or broil it. Take off the skin before cooking chicken or turkey. 
  • Reduce any extra fat. This includes butter on bread, sour cream on baked potatoes, and salad dressings. Use low-fat or nonfat versions of these foods.
  • Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables with your meals and as snacks.
  • Read the nutrition labels on foods before you buy them. If you need help with the labels, ask your  dietitian.
  • When you eat out, be aware of hidden fats and larger portion sizes.
  • Staying hydrated is important for good health.  Sweetened drinks add lots of sugar and calories to your diet. This includes fruit juice, soda, sports and energy drinks, sweetened or flavored milk, and sweetened iced tea.

Things to consider

Balanced nutrition and regular exercise are good for your health. These habits can help you lose or maintain weight. 

Doctors and dietitians suggest making healthy eating habits a part of daily life rather than following fad diets. Nutrition tips and diets from different sources can be misleading. Keep in mind the advice below, and always check with your doctor first.

  • short-term diets may promise to help you lose weight fast. However, they are hard to keep up with and could be unhealthy.
  • Good nutrition doesn’t come in a pill. Try eating a variety of foods instead. Your body benefits most from healthy whole foods. Only take vitamins that your doctor prescribes.
  • Diet programs or products can confuse you with their claims. Most people in these ads get paid for their endorsements. They don’t talk about side effects, problems, or regained weight.

 

 
 


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Vitamins and minerals are considered essential nutrients—because acting in concert, they perform hundreds of roles in the body. They help shore up bones, heal wounds, and makes your immune system strong. They also convert food into energy, and repair cellular damage. The body needs a maximum amount of vitamins and minerals each day to remain healthy and function properly. A balanced diet normally supplies sufficient vitamins, however, serious disorder can still develop if the diet does not meet your body's needs. Here is a glimpse of Vitamins with there key role and food sources from which we get them: 1)Vitamin A:-  a)Key role- For vision, Immunity etc. b)Food items- spinach, fish liveroil,eggs,carrot, milk brocoli etc.   2)Vitamin B6 :- a)Key role- Stabilises blood sugar. b)Food items-Fish, beef liver, poultry, chickpeas etc.   3)Vitamin B12 :- a) Key role:-nervous system functions,protects against anemia, fatigue and weakness b)Food items- All animal products,Yogurt, cottage cheese,egg etc.   4)Vitamin C :- a)Key role- acts as antioxidant. b)Food items- All citrus food, red pepper,brocoli, kiwi, brussel sprouts etc.   5)Vitamin D:- a)Key role- bone growth,immunity, calcium absorption. b)Food items- fish, fish liver oil, Cereals, yogurt etc.   6)Vitamin E a)Key role-Anti-oxidant,immunity, avoids blood clot. b)Food items-Whole wheat, seeds like sunflower, almonds etc.   7)Vitamin K a)Key role-avoid blood clotting. bFood items- all green leafy vegetables.   While diet is the key to getting the best vitamins and minerals, supplements can help. For instance, if you're doing your best to eat healthy foods but still are deficient in some areas, supplements can help. The key is to ensure they're taken in addition to healthy diet choices and nutrient-dense foods.
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Ms. Bhavya jain   is new way dietician and nutritionist based  in New Delhi. She has done Bsc(H) Botany fromDelhi University along with Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE) from IGNOU. She has been given the best dietician  at VLCC health care. She has expertise in Weight Loss, Weight Gain, Sports Specific Nutrition Program, Therapeutic Programs, Cholesterol Management and Healthy balanced Diet. She provides diet plans for Pregnancy, for Overweight and Underweight , Hypertension and Kidney problems etc. Former Nutritionist at VLCC HEALTH CARE & Currently working at SCOD (SURGICAL CENTER FOR OESITY AND DIABETES ) as a BARIATRIC NUTRITIONIST & COUNSELOR.Her approach towards healthy life : "A TREATis not a CHEAT..!! So be kind to yourself.So what you waiting for..It only takes one STEP to get started. ""LOOSE WEIGHT IN HEALTHY WAY."
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