You know better how healthy you passed the previous year 2017. You may be so dissatisfied about your health and have planned to lead healthier life than before. May be you have gained weight and want to lose by significant amount. So you need to be careful about your cholesterol level and intake of energy. The previous year might have brought a big change in your physical condition and you could not stop eating some foods like sugar sweetened red meat or processed foods. That’s why you should plan to achieve your goal like a comfortable and healthy life by preferring whole plant based diet plan that you are not going to keep your health at risk. We will briefly discuss some ideas on New Year 2018 foods to lead a better and healthy life.
Plant based foods: Different study, research and statistics always show that plant based foods have endless benefits for human health. Healthy life needs healthy foods and most healthy foods are plant based foods. Antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties protect oxidative stress and inflammation which increases the risk of disease in human health. Sharon Palmer, a registered dietitian and author of “Plant-Powered for life” said that whole plant based diets are linked with a lower risk of obesity, hypertension, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Palmer also recommends that meatless one day is going to make a difference. So whole plant based diet are beans lentils, whole grains, nuts. Fruits and they bear significant amount of fiber, vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and phytochemicals. These whole plant based diet are giving you decreased risk of facing disease risk.
Seasonal fruits and vegetables: when the season changes, our health is also close to change. It is in fact good decision to make you healthy by taking healthy seasonal fruits and vegetables. if it is winter in your area, you can see different kinds of fruits and vegetables. These fruits and vegetables are rich in different vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals. Turnip, leek, carrots, asparagus, peas, broad beans, spinach are popular winter vegetables. On the other hand, fruits are citrus fruits like oranges, apple, grapes, cucumber, lemons, and pomegranate are popular. More fruits and vegetables will define less risk of facing cancer and cardiovascular disease in this New Year 2018.
Meatless a day in a week: Going a meatless day is obviously going to make a difference. You are habituated and fond of spicy meat as per your taste. But one day only plant based foods will make you healthier. You want to find you in new way in this New Year with new foods so meatless a day will be new and fun too. The big benefit of this idea may be you are decreasing the risk of disease by increasing different vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and nutrition from the natural sources. You also are recommended to prepare your whole plant based diet at your home a day in a week and it will be interesting, enjoying, healthy and safe as you are cooking according to your taste and health requirements.
Water: you should be more focused to be hydrated and take foods that keep you hydrated. According to different study, you should drink at least 8 glass of pure water. Being adequately hydrated can help to ward off fatigue, keep hunger at bay and boost metabolism. “It keeps your body running efficiently, allowing it to work smarter, not harder,” said Caroline Passerrello, a registered dietitian and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Even most of the health concerned people drink one glass of water before having meal to take fewer calories from foods. The standard intake of water may be two glasses of water after your full meal and one glass of water for any snacks. Another thing is to be noted that if you don’t like to drink much water than needed, you may opt for foods that can supply enough water in your body. These foods are cucumber, water melon, citrus fruits, cauliflower, green peppers, and spinach and so on. These foods are also great sources of water that can hydrate your body with the supply of 80% water. Even, in the summer time, the need of water goes up and in this time it is so essential to drink plenty of water. If needed you should carry a bottle of water where you travel or move on.
In modern age, some unexpected death can be seen not due to hunger but for choice on wrong foods. Whole plant based diet can be defined that your health is good, you are going to lose your weight, you are going to fit with the environment and living lengthy by saving currency. Whole plant based diets are not costly and they are cheap. So to prevent early mortality that is not expected by anyone, all need to put importance on plant based foods.