Food for Healthy Mind and Body

What you eat reflects on your well-being. Nutrients are so crucial  to have a healthy body. Lack of nutrients in diet impacts the body in a negative way .It is not only the physical aspect, but nutrients are vital for a healthy mind too.

Crash diet is a fad to achieve a super slim figure, but have you ever thought that the lack of essential nutrients can play havoc with your mind and body. Some of the effects are lack of concentration, memory, anger, irritability, anxiety, depression, lack of sleep which stems from depriving your brain of the nutrients that is vital to keep you active, happy, relaxed and provide you with sound sleep.

It is very essential to give a thought to the foods that you eat. Inculcating healthy eating pattern is crucial to provide the body and mind with health boosting nutrients. The regular supply of the vitamins and minerals ensures physical and mental well being.

It is a hot trend to savor fast foods and chemically processed foods, which can ruin the health as they are loaded with unhealthy fats, preservatives, food coloring etc.

Try to be regular on your eating habits, with 3 meals a day balanced with 2 snacks meant to curb your hunger pangs not to make you full. Reach out to nutritious healthy snacks such as low fat yoghurt,nuts, fruits etc.

When your body signals you with food cravings understand that the body is deprived of certain nutrients. Reach out to healthy foods rather than filling your body with loads of calories. It is good idea to drink water or fresh fruit juice when you crave for some soft drink.

Include foods such as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, fish especially sardines, mackerel, tuna, herrings, trout and salmon which are rich in omega 3 fatty acids , eggs, soya bean and also plenty of yellow and greens for rich supply of antioxidants to boost memory and good concentration. Nuts and dark chocolate are great to enrich brain power and improve mood.

When you see switch to healthy foods you see dramatic changes in your health and fitness and you will also be able to feel and think better. In today’s fast paced life this very essential, so enjoy good food packed with nutrients.

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