The relationship between nutrition and health is not a straightforward one, but what can be simple is to prevent the occurrence of certain diseases or medical conditions by changing the eating habits of our family. This starts with proper food information.
In order to make these choices as easy as possible, I have made below a top ten food for you and your family.
1. Seasonal vegetables - consumed in a fresh state, are a wonderful source of vitamins, minerals and fibers necessary for the proper functioning of the human body.
Vegetables prevent hyperglycemia, increased cholesterol in the blood or constipation.
2. Whole grains it ensures the energy of the whole body Responsible for this is the starch that gives the sensation of satiety and keeps the blood sugar constant for 2-3 hours thus reducing the appetite for "sweet".
3. Legumes: beans, peas, lentils, chickpeas, soy and potatoes have a high content of starch, vegetable protein and fiber. They are low in fat and are a good source of calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium, which is why they are recommended at every meal of the day.
4. Oceanic fish: mackerel, salmon, sardines, herring, tuna, cod and seafood.
Consuming more than three times a week provides your child with enough omega3 - omega6 fats, true nutrients for the brain, which improve memory and intellectual performance.
5-6. Milk and dairy products they are a good source of protein, fat-soluble vitamins (A, D and E), but also of B vitamins.
Dairy products contribute to the harmonious development of the body through the supply of essential amino acids, calcium and vitamin D. As bones increase in length and density in adolescents, it is recommended that adolescents consume 2-3 servings of milk a day, especially cheeses with a content low in fat such as: cow cheese, cream cheese pearls, cream cheese, calcium enriched cheese.
7-8. Eggs and meat they are a source of quality protein, which provides the body with all eight essential amino acids. In addition, they also contain vitamin D, which helps fix calcium in the bones.
9-10. Cold pressed oils, oily fruits and seeds.
Olive oil, flax, rape or nuts, almonds, walnuts, flax seeds, pumpkin, sunflower, hemp are rich in mono and polyunsaturated fats, with antioxidant role and cardio-vascular protector.
All these foods mentioned above, together with physical movement, make up a healthy lifestyle for you and your family.
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