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Diet Therapy

Date Added: December 12, 2012 04:04:24 PM
Author: nlitehealthindia
Category: Health: Nutrition: Alternative

    The hectic lifestyle of today’s modern structure of corporate and offices is leading to no time for oneself. Neglecting our own diet and health has become a common scenario. This leads to health consequences like feeling of lethargy, low energy, postural disorders, depression, insomnia and many other common symptoms. On top of it, Stress, hectic lifestyle, smoking, drinking alcohol and eating junk food counter attack your body from all sides leading it to cause many medical problems.

    Diet Therapy is giving your body the treatment of right diet and balanced nutrition. Our body is machinery which needs optimum fuel to keep functioning well even in chances of wear and tear. You need to oil and fuel the machinery of your body with complete nutrients. Everyone’s body’s nutritional demands are different. And if you wish to stay healthy and keep yourself in the zone of high immunity, diet therapy is the right solution.

    There are a few tips of the diet therapy that you can start following to stay healthy longer.

  • Water is the most important nutrient for the body which aids in all the body’s functions. Hence take at least 2 liters of water every day.
  • Complex carbohydrates are rich in fiber and lot of nutrients like B group vitamins. Thus include at least 4-5 servings of complex carbs like dalia, oats, whole wheat flour, whole wheat bread etc in your daily diet.
  • Healthy proteins like eggs, lean meat, soybean, pulses, legumes and paneer are important to regenerate new body cells and maintain muscle mass in your body. Including 2 servings of dals, paneer 3-4 days a week and non veg sources 3-4 days a week will be a good dose for your body.
  • Healthy fats are necessary for your heart and overall functioning of your body. Therefore add nuts like almonds, walnuts, pista iin your daily diet. And keep away from namkeens, junk and oily food from outside which are the sources of unhealthy fats.
  • 2-3 servings of milk and milk products everyday will keep your bones strong.
  • Stay away from sugary foods like cakes, ice creams, biscuits, chocolates, sweets and candies, They are a source of empty calories and give your body only a spike of blood sugar levels leaving you with no nutrients.
  • Too much of tea and coffee may not be good for your health. So limit yourself to maximum of 2 cups of tea/coffee in a day.

    Take the charge of your health and start following these tips from today itself. A healthy body will take you a long way to a feeling of well being and success.

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