Do you have a constant meal diet? Or you’re on the 60% list of those that wake up to eat whatever is available for the day? Discipline in diet can sometimes feel like a prison sentence, eating only certain amount of foods but hey if it’s healthy and increases the chances of you being stronger, then it’s all worth it. Let’s break it down to all the important meals of the day,
Breakfast; This is the most important meal of the day and since it’s the first meal you consume to start the day then it should be good and healthy, research shows that those who take breakfast have improved academics, behavioural and emotional functioning. A healthy breakfast should include important types of foods such as low fat, fruits and vegetables, green tea, cold cereals, yogurt. Avoid taking these kinds of food as breakfast in the morning artificial or high processed juice, its best to drink fresh homemade juice from natural fruits, avoid commercial flavored yogurts. Don’t give in to the temptation of taking too much sugar in the morning. There’s an old saying that goes “Eat breakfast like a Queen, Lunch like a Princess, and dinner like a pauper’’
Lunch ;The lunch hour , my favourite meal of the day, I would eat like an elephant only to doze off and sleep uncontrollably few hours after this isn’t healthy , lunch should contain foods rich in starch, proteins such as meat, beans. Avoid fast foods in lunch , low fat foods, soda and cold coffee.
Dinner; Yessss! The last meal of the day, whether you’re eating alone or serving for family, this is surely the go to meal after a long day at work, or school. And since it’s the last meal of the day before going to sleep, it is advised to consume just a small amount to ease metabolism, focus on foods that will help promote sleep milk, eggs. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, and high fat foods, they will hinder your ability to sleep well Do yourself a favor and eat that healthy fat and carbohydrate before bed so that your body can get the supportive rest it needs to keep you going allllll day long. 5. Bedtime snacks set you up for success.
Water; Water is not in a meal list but its sure the most important drink of the day, two glasses of water before breakfast in the morning, a glass 30 minutes before meal this is to help in digestion process, an average diet of 1,900 calories per day Water also softens stool, which helps prevent constipation. Sip it slowly at least 2-3 ounces at a time.
Fruits and vegetables; Fruits are important contents in completing a meal and can be consumed at any time of the day , they simply vibe in any meal and helps in improving appetite. a healthy meal should be complmented with fruits. Pineapples powerfull anti inflamatory, apples good for the heart and brain and mangoes to boost immunity. vegetables maybe taken raw, cooked, canned or dried depending on type of nutriets it consists , its best advised to eat fresh , well cleaned vegatbles than canned ones as they have more safe healthier nutrients.