One of the most popular goals for everyone is to keep a healthy diet that can provide all the necessary nutrients for a balanced life. The word diet comes from the latin “way of living”, therefore it doesn’t have to restrain your mode of eating.
The most effective and healthy diets are those that can be followed every day at any time, and we want you to keep a healthy life in the long run, so, we have gathered the best tips for you to start and keep up your best self.
Drink more water
Most of us don’t drink enough water throughout the day. This element is essential for our bodies to function properly; we need it to complete processes, carry nutrients and oxygen, and get rid of waste.
We lose water constantly through urine, bowel movements, perspiration and breathing. The amount of water you need depends on your age, weight and physical activity. The best way to know if you need more water is when you have dry lips, mouth and skin, and when you are not peeing enough.
Try to drink at least, 2 liters of water per day.
Get enough sleep
Usually, when you don’t get enough sleep, you start compensating this by eating more and less healthy food. When you get your 8 hours of sleep you will stop having cravings for crisps, cookies, ice cream, etc.
Pick exercises you enjoy
When you really enjoy an exercise, you are happier to add it your schedule and it is not an activity you suffer to do.
It is about having fun and being healthy at the same time without having to agonize; you may also add some new activities in order to keep your schedule more interesting, this way you will keep your brain active and your body too.
Take all the nutrients
As part of a balanced diet add protein, carbohydrates, good fats, fiber, vitamins and minerals. If you are taking a vast variety of plant-based foods, you will start getting your nutrients for sure.
Fruits and vegetables with bright colors are usually high in anti-oxidants. For a better gut health, add as much vegetables as possible.
Eat healthy snacks
Whenever you feel hungry at work or at home, avoid eating junk food. Instead, prepare some healthy snacks like fruit, vegetables or some high-protein snacks. These are nutritional and won’t give you a sugar rush.
Try to have them in a very accessible area so you can munch on them as much as you want. Also, if you have identified a certain flavor you really like, add it to your diet; that way you will eat healthy while enjoying it.
If you want to try something yummy but healthy, our BeanVivo snacks are the perfect option for you. They are made of plant-based protein, reach in macro and micro nutrients. Also, they are very high on protein which helps you feel satisfied for a longer time.
Visit us every Saturday at the Little Italy Mercato Farmers Market in San Diego, California.