How do I make sure I'm getting the
of a healthy eating habit.
Are the foods I'm eating giving me all of the
building blocks I need to
My god is this a loaded piece to write. Nutrition,
Calories, and Fast Food
And, let's not
forget about Kids
This is really all about healthy
If you feel that you
don't really have the time or energy to
meal yourself or be constantly thinking about what you are eating, head
on over to Nutrition
to know what Nutrition Means?
into the Nutrition of Foods?
If you believe that the U.S. Government truly has
down as to what we
need in order to be healthy productive citizens, then the place to look
is to the USDA recommendations for proper nutrition.
When I was growing up. We had the 4 basic food
By the time I was in College, the Food Pyramid (5 groups) was the guide
to healthy eating.
Now we have
Based on Age, Sex, and Activity level.
Which breaks down into 12 different pyramids.
But what does all of this mean to me?
Now, I not only have to have a formula to figure
out what I need, but
I'm going to need to keep a notebook to keep my whole family in proper
It all breaks down to getting the proper amount of
eating commonly available substances.
You can also check out
out about the healthier way of losing weight
The Nutrition Pyramid is a guide
for healthy eating.
The best way of losing weight permanently is to change to a
diet with good nutrition.
Making sure that you get all of the basic
building blocks that your body needs through healthy eating.
To confuse you even more, there is even a Mediterranean Pyramid
Should Eat Organic Food goes into what you should be thinking
about when you choose the foods you eat. Also Check out Organic Food Trends
There's also something to be said about a Raw Food Diet Plan
Breads, rice, cereals, grains
includes Wheat, Oats,
Barley, Rice, Rye,
Corn, and Macaroni or other pastas
Healthy Source of Carbohydrates
You will find a lot of athletes that bulk up on
Carbs the night before
They don't immediately turn to fat, and are stored for short periods as
an excellent energy source for extended exertion.
If you're not doing a lot of exercise, you might want to look at low carbohydrate foods.
Lots of assorted micronutrients that serve many bodily functions.
Good source of Antioxidents.
Yummy, good sources of water and healthier sugars
Here's some good information on coconut milk nutrition.
Yogurt, cheese, milk, ice cream
Good source of calcium
Protein city. Meat, beans, and other legumes are good sources.
And those bacteria in by products like cheese carry lots of good stuff
Try to stick to the leaner meats though.
I love a good Filet Mignon, but fish, chicken, and beans
can all be
Oils and Solid Fats
2 kinds, Oils and Solids (basically refer to their state at room
Oils from Plant Sources do not contain cholesterol.
There's been a lot of news about Trans Fats lately…
Here's some information on olive oil nutrition.
Activity or ExerciseProper Nutrition and calories go together, and it takes activity to burn calories.
We've got a nice food nutrition chart to help you make some sense of it all.
Now we're talking about a minimum of 30 minutes of Physical activity,
over and above, getting around in life. EVERY DAY
This is Building Habits
This is rolling around on the floor with the
dog/kid for a half an hour
It's below freezing outside, and the only way to
get a necessity is to
hoof it 5 minutes each way type walking.
And then do that 3 times a day around wherever you
Or at least a half hour in one shot, if you've got the time.
Metabolism for other suggestions.
Just remember that Proper Nutrition through
healthy eating is only One of the 7 Habits of
Come along and
enjoy the ride,
Head for the
top of Proper
Some More on Nutrition of Common Foods
Here's Some Healthy Eating Guidelines
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