I was quite surprised by how the body’s metabolism is enhanced after eating in the morning. I am very thankful that I chose this topic because I now know why breakfast makes me healthier and I started eating breakfast more regularly. Now, I live a healthier life because I know how to start my day right.
Each meal, each dish, choose something fresh and with colorful ingredients. Healthy eating is also known as a balanced diet. There are a lot of benefits in maintaining a balanced diet. A balanced diet is eating a variety of foods. Generally speaking, carbohydrate as energy of body, such as wholegrains, bread, pasta, cereals and rice, protein for building and repairing body such as meat, fish and egg, lipids as provide energy and prevent heat loss from the body such as olive oil, fish oil, nuts and seeds, vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients for functioning of the body system such as vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds.
Everyone who is trying to follow a healthy eating lifestyle understands the need to buy quality, healthy and practical foods. Practical foods are those foods that are not only healthy but whose benefits extend beyond their mere nutritional value. Such foods are easy to use, and useful in a number of different recipes. Healhty, practical foods, when used on a regular basis, form a great part of a healthy diet, and may even lower the risk of heart disease, cancer and other common illnesses. One great practical food is the humble tomato.
By inserting a SMART goal in my life, it can help me get to where i want to be which is eating healthier. My overall goal in life is to be a healthier me and having a positive mindset. I want to be active and eat healthy because i know if i start aiming high at a young age my long term future will be successful health wise. I truly believe I can reach that stage of being a healthy young women and achieving my goal. By having family/friends/coaches supporting me and watching my progress along the way will really motivate to succeed and maintain that goal.
Timing: I usually eat my breakfast around 6:30 am in the weekdays and 8:30– 9:00 on the weekends, which I think is a good timing. The problem with my food timing is that, because of my school schedule, I sometimes eat my lunch at 11:00 and that is quite far from dinner, so I will snack more in between. In my journal, the weekday doesn’t have this issue since I eat at 12:00, but it shows the issue with dinner. In my family we eat dinner quite early on weekdays (around 17:30) and so by the time a go to sleep I am usually hungry for snacks. Mood and hunger level: One thing I was aware of even before doing the journal is that I tend to eat when I’m bored and not necessarily hungry.
Being a nurse, mother, and a Pre-med student has impacted my health to a degree that falls on the negative side of wellness. A personal goal that needs to bring about change in my personal daily routine is the adding of fruits and vegetables to my snacks every day. This new food plan will included two double size portions of vegetables and on double size portion of fruit. The required need for this change in daily food routine has come about due to the noticeable change in lack of energy, concentration, and overall health. Exchanging the daily snack size cookies and potato chips with prepared bite size vegetables will speed up metabolism and keep energy levels up throughout the day.
In conclusion, eating organic foods comes with many benefits for the body and the environment. The trend of organic foods has been set, and more organic producers are coming into the industry. This is very beneficial for the people because the cleaner food they have, the healthier will the upcoming generation will be. The studies conducted shows that the organic foods have high levels of Vitamin C, even though they have the same nutrition value as the conventional produced. However, taking the issue of using chemicals and pesticides into consideration seems to suggest that organic products are better and more beneficial to the human body and the environment.
In brief, preparing food at home allows the individual to know what they are consuming and fast food consumers are gambling with their health. Fast food and healthy food effects the American culture differently through convenience, cost, and health. There are many factors that determine what an individual consumes as fuel for the body. Most fast foods are direct opposites of healthy foods; sometimes healthy foods are not reality for that shift working mom of five kids. Planning meals ahead is very ideal, but is not always reality.
First, cooking at home is much healthier. Cooking at home is much healthier because you know exactly what you are putting in your food. You can use home grown vegetables and know exactly what you are eating. Whereas, when you eat out you never know
Thirdly, people gradually feel more passion or kind of liability by the time they get used to it. Likewise, eating healthy every day because of the health education makes people feel passion to eat healthy every day. Overall, better health education makes eating healthy indispensable because of the factors have been maintained such as relationship between teacher and learner, timetable of daily eating and also because of the passion felt after getting used to something. Ev... ... middle of paper ... ...healthy; therefore, inasmuch as they want to be a model for kids, they eat healthy, too. In essence, because informations given in health education impacts people and then they need to practice it and because of the desire of being model for the people around, people who take part in better health education become willing and keen to eat healthy.