5 rules of a healthy and balanced diet

And if we finally made peace with the contents of our plate learning to appreciate the simple pleasures of a healthy diet?
Eating balanced is not synonymous with restriction, on the contrary! Let's forget our prejudices and leave aside the preconceived ideas to come back for a moment on some golden rules of healthy and delicious food. Our diet must provide us with the nutrients we need to be healthy and fit. We usually feel a boost of energy when we eat good foods, so why not go for it? Discover 5 golden rules that are easy to apply every day.

1- Drink Enough Water

We will never repeat it enough and yet the body needs it. When you feel thirsty it is because the body is already dehydrated and claims that you are drinking. Proper hydration with at least 2 liters of water a day plays a fundamental role in our general condition. Water ensures the transit of dissolved substances essential to human cells, it allows the elimination of metabolic waste, maintains a constant temperature inside the body ... and many other vital things as you will have understood.

2- Eat Fruits & Vegetables

You certainly - like many people - have the slogan “eat 5 fruits and vegetables a day" in mind. And that's good, it should resonate in us at each of our meals not to forget them. They carry taste and shading to every one of our dishes. And most importantly, fruits and vegetables are a source of vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants, and energy. They are nevertheless low caloric, which makes it possible to fill the big hunger without fear for the silhouette. There are many more ways to cook them. Raw or cooked, baked, steamed, seasoned ... there are more variants.

3- Think About Good Fats

Do you still think that eating fat is not good for your body! A conviction to review as soon as possible. Certainly, eating saturated fat (bad fats) too much can have devastating effects on the body, however, unsaturated fats (good fats) are essential for our body. A source of omega 3 and 6, they fill many of the recommended daily needs and they taste good. Vegetable oils, nuts, and seeds, avocados, salmon, trout, mackerel, sardines, herring ... are foods rich in unsaturated fats to eat in sufficient quantities for a balanced diet.

4- Eat a Variety of Foods

To bring the best things to your body, consider changing your diet. Indulge your dishes, test new things, appeal to cuisines from around the world. Each culture offers a lot of good ideas to draw to boost the content of your plate. Also, think of spices to make the simplest dishes a real pleasure taste.

5- Limit Industrial Sugars

Try to consume as many natural sugars like honey or maple syrup. The refined sugars should be consumed in limited quantities because they can be very harmful to our health. It has also been proven through various studies that a true sugar addiction exists. The more we eat, the more we want. Obviously, consuming it from time to time to indulge in a small treat is appreciable, but try to make sugar-free days from time to time
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