Changing How You Eat
As you may know, not fueling up with the right nutrients can affect how well your body performs
and your overall fitness benefits. Even though healthy eating is important, there are myths that
hinder your performance if you listen to them.
Below, you’ll find some myth busters on healthy eating.
- Working out on an empty stomach.
If you hear a rumbling noise in your stomach, the rumbling is trying to tell you something.
Without listening to them, you are forcing your body to run without any fuel. Before you exercise or do any physical activity, always eat a light snack such as an apple.You will benefit from it.
- Relying on energy bars and drinks.
Although they are fine every once in a while, they don’t deliver the antioxidants you need to prevent
cancer. Fruits and vegetables are your best bets, as they are loaded in vitamins, minerals, fluid,
and fiber. Daily intake is the recommendation.
- Skipping breakfast.
Skipping breakfast is never a good idea, as breakfast starts the day. Morning fuel is essential.
Your body needs fuel as soon as possible, and without it, you’ll be hungry throughout the day.
- Low carb diets.
Your body needs carbohydrates for your muscles and
the storing of energy. Be knowledgeable if you are on
a low carb diet. Do your homework.
- Eating what you want.
Eating healthy and exercising doesn’t give you an all access
pass to eat anything you want. Everyone needs the same nutrients whether they exercise or not, as
well as fruits and vegetables. Exercise good judgment.
- Not enough calories
Although losing weight involves calories, losing it too quickly is never safe. What you should do,
is aim for 1 – 2 pounds a week. Always make sure that you are getting enough calories to keep your
body operating smoothly. If you start dropping weight too fast, eat a bit more food. Again use wisdom.
- Skip soda and alcohol.
Water, and juice is the best to drink for active people. Keep in
mind juice does have natural sugars.
You should drink often, and not rely on thirst to be an indicator.
By the time you get thirsty, your body is already running a
bit too low.
Changing how you eat is always a great step towards healthy eating and it will affect how your
body performs. The healthier you eat, the better you’ll feel. No matter how old you may be, healthy
eating is something you should strive for. Once you give it a chance, you’ll see in no time at
all just how much it can change your life – for the better. Your health is your true wealth.
Talk to you soon,
“Health Is True Wealth”
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