Most of us admit to the fact that even if we are bombarded
with health reminders of eating healthy and living a healthy lifestyle, we
simply love to eat foods which are detrimental to our health. We love to eat
what we want and not really what we need. Knowing what to do and doing it right
are two different things. When it comes to eating healthy, the latter is what
Obesity has been a major problem especially when modern lifestyle started to
affect the eating habits of many. From our motherís advice to eat our greens,
things have changed as fast food chains start popping here and there to meet
the busy lifestyle of many. Well, who can resist the tempting looks of fatty
and juicy foods on TV commercials? Simply looking at advertisements of those
foods you pant after will surely get you running to your favorite chain, or
maybe a phone call will do.
The problem with eating too much of what most nutritionists and our mothers
call as ďjunk foodsĒ is how these foods greatly affect our health; and to think
that the effects of eating junk foods will greatly show physically is one thing
to be concerned about. Fats showing where they should not be on our body,
accumulation of toxins in
our systems, and those unwanted pounds in the weighing scale are simply
unpleasant. If you want to get rid of these, itís time to start a weight loss by eating healthy
and get back the old you with that good old figure you once had.
Good nutrition plus a balanced diet will help you lose weight. Who said you
need to stop eating to get rid of those unwanted fats? Sometimes, you actually
need to eat more to lose weight. Eating more here refers to eating smart. Here
are tips on how you can lose weight through eating healthy:
Eat Family Meals
Aside from its more nutritious and safe, it gives you more time with your
family as well. If you are a parent, you get to catch up with your kids and
serve them more. If you are a teen, itís about time you appreciate what your
mother cooks for you, and for sure they are what you need to get rid of those
nasty fats. Donít turn your nose at meals prepared at home.
Stock up on Healthy Foods
Whether at home or at work, always make nutritious foods available. An apple a
day keeps all the fats away can be very true especially because apples are rich
in antioxidants which can flush those toxins and fats in your body. During
work, you can pack yourself some healthy snacks. Nuts, whole grain crackers,
fruits, and other energy rich foods can fuel you up.
Munch on Organic Foods
Organic foods are nutritionally superior to its opposites. They contain more
vitamins and minerals, 27% more antioxidants, 21% more iron, more posporous,
more magnesium, more nutritional value in every bite. If you have access to
farms or organic gardens, choose to buy your fruits and vegetables from them.
More organic foods than conventional foods mean more chances of more inches off
from your waistline.
Now who said you can only lose weight if you eat less? Eat more nutritious
foods and get rid of those excess pounds.