Many people are under the impression that eating healthy is not easy, but on the contrary, I say eating healthy is amazingly easy. It is not complicating to put together a healthy, nutritious meal full of vitamins, amino acids and proteins that the body craves for sufficient health.
The body constantly and consistently craves protein to aid in maintaining muscles, keeping away unwanted and unneeded fat, escalation of energy to make it through the day, and to keep the brain functioning as it should.
Excellent sources of protein are:
• Salmon• Poultry• Eggs
Many people are confused differentiating between fats and the myth that all fat is bad for you. Some foods contain fats that are considered healthy for the body. These fats help to eliminate or prevent wrinkling of the skin. Consider avoiding the following plant oils due to high contents of omega-6:
Cooking oils are better helpful based on their degree of smoke point and processing. In other words, you want an oil that is not sensitive to heat and cause an awful burnt smell. Examples of oils tolerant to excessive heat are:
Cannot go Wrong with Vegetables.Place more of your focus on vegetables that do not contain starch and are high in fiber. These vegetables fill you-up, so you experience less cravings for sweets, they are:
• Any leafy greens• Cucumbers• Zucchini
Plants deriving from the family of cabbage that are loaded with vitamins and minerals such as folate and vitamin K include:
Starchy vegetables are considered exceedingly high in carbohydrates which turn into glucose (blood sugar). Your body uses glucose for energy. Carbohydrates help to energize the brain, kidneys, heart muscles and the central nervous system. Be careful that blood glucose in access because it leads to diabetes. There are vegetables that contain starch that are equally nutritious such as:
• Carrots• Sweet potatoes• Beets
Fermented vegetables like Kimchi and sauerkraut are always a treat for your diet. They help to produce gut-health stimulants to the body. Kimchi helps to aid in weight loss, it contains probiotics, strengthens the immune system, slow the aging process, prevent yeast infections, support heart health and many more. Sauerkraut is very nutritious, as it contains 27 calories, 0 grams fat, 6 grams carbs, 4 grams fiber, 41% of the daily value of sodium, vitamin C, vitamin K1, vitamin B6, 12% iron, 9% manganese, Folate and potassium. The probiotics contained in sauerkraut helps to absorb nutrients of the body easier.