Healthy Eating Habits: As we know that the year 2020 has been the worst year of everyone’s life only due to this pandemic. It is very important for all to increase our immune system. If you want to be safe from this pandemic it is very essential for you to be healthy and strong.
To do this, you should change your eating habits this year so that you will be healthy and strong.
Here are the 22 healthy eating habits which you should follow to start this year 2021:
COOK GRAIN AND BEANS ONCE A WEEK:
If you want to change your eating habits then it is very important to add nutritious and healthy food in your diet. You should eat grains and beans in your diet as they will make you healthier than before.
DRINK BLACK TEA AND COFFEE:
Always drink black tea and coffee with no milk and sugar. Sugar is not healthy for your body. Black tea and coffee will make your body healthy.
REMEMBER THE HANDY GUIDE:
You should remember the handy guide with portions. This states that Fist = 1/2 cup, palm = 3 oz. meat, fingertip = teaspoon, thumb = tablespoon. So, you should keep in mind this handy guide and eat according to it.
Always add healthy ingredients in your diet and meal. The food you have made should contain healthy and nutritious ingredients rather than unhealthy ingredients.
ROAST INSTEAD OF FRY:
You should roast your food or ingredients rather than frying it. Frying includes very much oil and cholesterol which is not healthy so you should roast your food at high temperature rather than frying it.
Rather than eating meat on Mondays try to eat some good types of vegetables. Try to show your skills of cooking and make the food full of vegetables rather than eating meat on Monday.
PICK NON-PROCESSED SNACKS:
While you are going for the shopping of your snacks, you should go for the non-processed snacks as they are much healthier than that of the processed snacks. Processed snacks basically contain a lot of calories in them so try to avoid it.
HAVE A GLASS OF WATER BETWEEN YOUR DRINKS:
If you are a person who drinks a lot and you want to become healthy then it is good that if you go to any bar or a party you should drink a glass of water in between your drinks so that balance is to be made in your body. By doing this, you will consume less amounts of calories in your body.
BRING LUNCH TO WORK AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK:
You should make your lunch yourself full of vegetables and nutrients. You can also make your lunch to bring it to your work at least once in a week.
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MAKE SMARTER SNACKING CHOICE:
You should make a smarter choice while choosing the snacks for yourself. They should be non-processed. They should contain less amount of oil and calories in it.
EAT THE VEGETABLES FIRST:
While having your breakfast, lunch or dinner, you should eat the vegetables in your plate first so that you will not skip eating them.
USE AT LEAST HALF WHOLE-GRAIN FLOUR IN BAKING RECIPES:
While baking anything for yourself you should add a very small amount of whole-grain flour in it as whole-grain flour is not healthy for your health.
JOIN A CSA:
CSA stands for community supported agriculture. In this, you can prepay a seasonal subscription fee directly to a farmer and in exchange you will receive fresh fruits and vegetables daily. By doing this, you can eat fresh food regularly.
DRINK SELTZER INSTEAD OF SODA:
You should drink seltzer instead of soda. Seltzer is much better than soda.
EAT PROTEINS AND VEGETABLES RATHER THAN CARBS AND SWEETS:
Avoid eating carbs and sweets in your diet and start eating proteins and vegetables as they will make your body healthy and strong.
USE SMALLER PLATES:
You should not eat too much at once. Use smaller plates and have small meals. Do not eat whole food at once rather you should have your meal after sometime like after 2-3 hours gap.
WHEN YOU’RE COOKING EGGS, USE TWICE AS MANY WHITES AS YOLKS:
While you are eating eggs you should go for all while eggs rather than yolks. White eggs are very healthy for your body.
EAT AS MANY COLOURS AS YOU CAN:
You should eat as many colours as you want in your diet i.e. you should eat all fruits and vegetables. The more you eat the bright fruits and vegetables, the more nutrients you will get.
MAKE SMART INGREDIENT SWAPS:
If you want to change your eating habits then you should make smart ingredient swaps.
SNEAK SEEDS INTO EVERYTHING:
You should sneak seeds in your diet. Like pumpkin seeds, flax seeds etc. Chia seeds are also very healthy for your body.
EAT FRUIT IN BREAKFAST RATHER THAN JUICE:
You should eat fruit in your breakfast rather than drinking juice as you will get more fibres only when you will eat the fruit.
TRY TO EAT MEALS THAT ARE AT LEAST HALF VEGETABLES:
You should eat more vegetables while having your meal. Your plate must be full of vegetables rather than unhealthy items. Try to eat more and more vegetables.
So, these are the 22 healthy eating habits that you should adopt in this coming year.