Going on a diet isn’t about starving or feeling hungry, so you can lose more weight. This not a diet this is dying. The real diet is about changing and adding new healthy habits to our daily life.
Do you know that eating unhealthy foods like, sugary snacks and takeaway food, can affect your mental health in a bad way. Yes, it’s dangerous not only unhealthy, these foods have a strong bond with the increasing rates of some certain mental diseases like, depression, stress and anxiety. On the other hand eating the healthy fresh foods like, fruits and vegetables can make your body feel more comfortable and it will improve your entire mental health as well.
If you are on the wrong track and your life is full of unhealthy habits, don’t start hard. Always start by adding simple changes like a bowl of salad or cooking at home more than depending on takeaways and fast foods. Let me tell you an important advice, if you decide on deleting certain unhealthy food, always remember to replace it with another healthy option.
Start by eating the unhealthy food in small portions, for example, reduce your portion of white rice form one full cup to half and if you still feel hungry try adding leafy green vegetables like, spinach and cabbage. Reducing your sugar intake will give you amazing healthy results and I don’t mean only the candy or the white sugar that you add to your tea or coffee, but I also mean the hidden sugar in bread, canned soups, ketchup, etc.
Eat more foods that contain fiber, it will help you to feel full which will help you to eat less, these food are like, whole grains, beans, carrot and apple. Going on diet doesn’t mean cutting the carbs in general, but it means cutting the unhealthy carbs like, white rice and white flour and replacing it with healthy ones like, beans and fruits.
Make sure to get enough calcium in your diet, because if you don’t, your body will start to get the needed calcium by absorbing it from your bones to maintain its balance. So, make sure to include plain yogurt, low fat cheese and milk in your diet.