Improve Your Diet In 100 Ways Part 2

Here are many ways to help you improve your diet, they are very easy to incorporate into your daily life. 

Don’t Eat In Front Of A Television

Any distraction is not good during meal time, especially using electronic as entertainment. It is because the distraction makes us not pay attention to how much we are eating.

Don’t Deprive Yourself Of Food

You don’t have to deprive yourself of food to be on a diet. Indulge in foods that you love from time to time. This will lessen the chance that you binge eat or feel guilty when you do overeat the food you like. 

Include Good Fats To Improve Your Diet

coconut oil to improve diet

To improve your diet, include good fats such as coconut oil or olive oil in your diet. Reducing the amount of fat in your diet can help to reduce your calorie intake and help you lose weight. But good fats can help to promote good health. 

To Improve Your Diet Cut Down On Processed Foods

Processed foods such as Ice cream, cookies, sodas, and chips can have negative effects on your health. They are high in sugar or high fructose corn syrup and hydrogenated oil. This combination can contribute to all kind of diseases such as diabetes, stroke, heart disease, and obesity.

nutrition labelGet Use To Reading Nutritional Labels 

Practice reading nutritional labels of the food you want to buy. It’s a great way to learn about the nutrients that are included in various food and thus what you’re consuming.

Keep Track Of Your Diet and Make Modifications

One of the most effective diet management method is keeping track of what you eat. You can do that by doing a food diary for one week or more to determine if you have a balanced diet. And also make needed adjustments to improve it. 

Include More Fiber In Your Diet

broccoli fiber to improve diet

Our digestive tract needs fiber to function well as fiber helps the movement of material through our system. This will prevent constipation or any irregular bowel pattern. Fiber also fills you up faster if you include it in your meals, thus it helps in weight loss effort. 

So eat your broccoli but not the frog 🙂

Do You Have Enough Calcium In Your Diet?

Calcium is very important not only for bone health but also for your heart and muscle functions. Make sure you include calcium rich foods such as dairy, beans, lentils, canned fish like sardine and  green leafy vegetables. 

Control Your Sodium Intake

reduce salt in your diet

Having too much sodium in your diet can contribute to many health problems like high blood pressure, kidney disease, heart problem and osteoporosis. You can replace some of the salt you eat simply by adding more herbs and spices for flavor. 

 

Drink Water Instead Of Sugary Beverages

A lot of people like to drink sugary beverages like sweet tea or soda. It’s better to drink water as it’s healthier and also help with weight loss efforts. Water is a zero calories drink and necessary for our hydration. 

white_chicken_meatStick With Leaner Meats

Eat lean meats if you want to control calories, or you can eat grass fed meat which may be high in fats but they’re good fats. 

 

 

Swap Sugar With Something Else 

If you can swap out the sugar in your diet with something healthier like natural sweetener. But even with natural sweeteners it’s best to eat everything in moderation, too much good stuff doesn’t mean it’s good 🙂

Five Best Sugar Substitutes

 

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