Simple nutrition tips you must follow to stay healthy in all seasons

Via Peters
  • Regular consumption of water, eating veggies and fruits, adding protein in your meals and avoiding processed foods can keep you healthy in all seasons.

Published on May 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST

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Published on May 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST

Being healthy means being in a good physical as well as a good mental state and the food we eat can impact both our physical health and mental well-being, especially with the changing seasons in our country. Capt Ritu Kumar Singh, Nutritionist & Pre/Post Natal Exercise Specialist, Founder, Fit Moms Fitter Homes on foods we should eat in all seasons to stay healthy.(Pixabay)

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Stay hydrated: Drinking enough water helps in digestion and keeping our skin glowing and hydrated. It also helps regulate our body temperature. But the standard rule of 8 glasses per day may not apply to all. Consumption of water should be changed based on temperature changes, age, medical conditions and activity levels as excess of anything is bad. The most common sign to check for your hydration is the colour of the urine. Neither it should be colourless not a dark yellow. A pale yellow suggests you are hydrated.(Pixabay)

Published on May 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST

Stay hydrated: Drinking enough water helps in digestion and keeping our skin glowing and hydrated. It also helps regulate our body temperature. But the standard rule of 8 glasses per day may not apply to all. Consumption of water should be changed based on temperature changes, age, medical conditions and activity levels as excess of anything is bad. The most common sign to check for your hydration is the colour of the urine. Neither it should be colourless not a dark yellow. A pale yellow suggests you are hydrated.(Pixabay)

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Eat seasonal and local vegetables and fruits: The benefit of eating seasonal and local is that the fresh produces taste better and have the highest amount of nutrition, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. Whereas non-seasonal items are usually stored, sometimes by using preservatives to increase their shelf life or sits long during transportation losing its nutritional values.(Pixabay)

Published on May 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST

Eat seasonal and local vegetables and fruits: The benefit of eating seasonal and local is that the fresh produces taste better and have the highest amount of nutrition, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. Whereas non-seasonal items are usually stored, sometimes by using preservatives to increase their shelf life or sits long during transportation losing its nutritional values.(Pixabay)

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Protein in every meal: Our body requires protein to build every cell. Eating a source of protein like pulses, paneer, tofu, chicken, fish or meat etc. in every meal keeps one full for longer, manage cravings and also maintain the muscle mass.(Pixabay)

Published on May 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST

Protein in every meal: Our body requires protein to build every cell. Eating a source of protein like pulses, paneer, tofu, chicken, fish or meat etc. in every meal keeps one full for longer, manage cravings and also maintain the muscle mass.(Pixabay)

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Eat healthy fats: Nuts and seeds are a great source of healthy fats, antioxidants, fibre, vitamins, and minerals. Eating them daily in moderation will keep one healthy throughout the year. They are helpful in brain function, lower cholesterol and triglycerides, reduce inflammation and risk of heart attack. Other sources of healthy fats are avocados, whole eggs, virgin olive oil, cheese and fatty fish.(Pixabay)

Published on May 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST

Eat healthy fats: Nuts and seeds are a great source of healthy fats, antioxidants, fibre, vitamins, and minerals. Eating them daily in moderation will keep one healthy throughout the year. They are helpful in brain function, lower cholesterol and triglycerides, reduce inflammation and risk of heart attack. Other sources of healthy fats are avocados, whole eggs, virgin olive oil, cheese and fatty fish.(Pixabay)

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Switch to whole grains: Whole grains like whole wheat, millets and brown rice contain more nutrients than their processed white colleagues like maida. Don’t shun carbohydrates but to get more nutrients and fibre out of them, go for whole grains instead of the processed ones.(Pixabay)

Published on May 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST

Switch to whole grains: Whole grains like whole wheat, millets and brown rice contain more nutrients than their processed white colleagues like maida. Don’t shun carbohydrates but to get more nutrients and fibre out of them, go for whole grains instead of the processed ones.(Pixabay)

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Avoid processed food and sugary drinks: Regularly eating processed food and sugary drinks not only adds to calories leading to weight gain but is also associated with compulsive eating disorder, diabetes, and inflammatory diseases.(Pixabay)

Published on May 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST

Avoid processed food and sugary drinks: Regularly eating processed food and sugary drinks not only adds to calories leading to weight gain but is also associated with compulsive eating disorder, diabetes, and inflammatory diseases.(Pixabay)

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Omega-3, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin D & B12: These Vitamins are the most ignored in modern times but plays a key role in our body’s functioning throughout the year. There is a rise of mental health related illnesses, easily catching flu or infections, deficiency of Vitamin D, B12 and iron being noted, which is because of less intake of all these essential nutrients. Hence, we must consume foods rich in these nutrients or sit more in sun for Vitamin D or supplement them after consulting a doctor.(Pixabay)

Published on May 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST

Omega-3, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin D & B12: These Vitamins are the most ignored in modern times but plays a key role in our body’s functioning throughout the year. There is a rise of mental health related illnesses, easily catching flu or infections, deficiency of Vitamin D, B12 and iron being noted, which is because of less intake of all these essential nutrients. Hence, we must consume foods rich in these nutrients or sit more in sun for Vitamin D or supplement them after consulting a doctor.(Pixabay)

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