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Showing posts with label #Nutrition. Show all posts

Home Food Is Healthy Food, and the Risks in So-Called Health Products

Home Food Is Healthy Food, and the Risks in So-Called Health Products

🍲 Home Food Is Healthy Food, and the Risks in So-Called Health Products 🥗

In an age where wellness trends and health products flood the market, it's crucial to take a step back and appreciate the simple yet powerful truth: home-cooked food is the ultimate health booster. 🏡🍽️

1. Home Food: 

The True Health Champion

There's an undeniable charm to home-cooked meals that extends beyond the delicious aromas and flavors. Cooking at home offers control over ingredients, portion sizes, and cooking methods. It empowers us to prioritize fresh, nutritious ingredients while minimizing unhealthy additives like excessive sugar, salt, or preservatives found in many processed foods.

The act of preparing meals at home fosters a deeper connection to what we consume, enhancing our mindfulness about nutrition. It's not just about the food; it's about the entire experience—from grocery shopping to the joy of creating a dish from scratch. Moreover, home-cooked meals often lead to more balanced diets, reducing the reliance on fast food or ready-made, often less nutritious, options.

2. The Pitfalls of So-Called "Health" Products

In contrast, the health product industry often capitalizes on buzzwords and marketing gimmicks. While some products genuinely offer benefits, many aren't as wholesome as they claim. Misleading labels, hidden additives, and exaggerated health claims are rampant. Sometimes, these products, masked under the guise of health, contain high levels of sugars, unhealthy fats, or artificial additives that counteract their supposed benefits.

Consumers deserve transparency and accurate information when making health-related choices. It's crucial to scrutinize labels, understand ingredients, and not fall prey to flashy marketing campaigns that promise miraculous results without proper evidence or scientific backing.

3. Empowerment Through Knowledge and Conscious Choices

So, how do we navigate this complex landscape?

Education: Educate ourselves about nutrition, ingredients, and their effects on health.

Critical Thinking: Question marketing claims and seek evidence-backed information.

Balance and Moderation: Embrace a balanced approach to food, incorporating both home-cooked meals and select health products mindfully.

In conclusion, let's celebrate the beauty of home-cooked meals as the cornerstone of good health. Simultaneously, let's approach health products with a discerning eye, ensuring that our pursuit of wellness aligns with our actual well-being.

🌟 Remember, the kitchen isn't just a place to cook; it's a Hub for Health and Happiness! 🍳✨

I'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences on this topic. How do you prioritize home-cooked meals in your wellness journey? Share your insights below! Let's foster a conversation for a healthier, more informed community. 🌱💬

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Nutrition Advice for Indians During the COVID-19 Outbreak By Sarika Prasad [M Sc Dietician] Best Dietician in Asia

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Sarika Prasad [M Sc Dietician] 
Best Dietician in Asia

Proper nutrition and hydration are vital. People who eat a well-balanced diet tend to be healthier with stronger immune systems and lower risk of chronic illnesses and infectious diseases. So you should eat a variety of fresh and unprocessed foods every day to get the vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre, protein and antioxidants your body needs. Drink enough water. Avoid sugar, fat and salt to significantly lower your risk of overweight, obesity, heart disease, stroke, diabetes and certain types of cancer.
Eat fresh and unprocessed foods every day
Eat fruits, vegetables, legumes (e.g. lentils, beans), nuts and whole grains (e.g. unprocessed maize, millet, oats, wheat, brown rice or starchy tubers or roots such as potato, yam, taro or cassava), and foods from animal sources 
(e.g. meat, fish, eggs and milk).
Daily, eat: 2 cups of fruit (4 servings), 2.5 cups of vegetables (5 servings), 180 g of grains, and 160 g of meat and beans (red meat can be eaten 1−2 times per week, and poultry 2−3 times per week).
For snacks, choose raw vegetables and fresh fruit rather than foods that are high in sugar, fat or salt.
Do not overcook vegetables and fruit as this can lead to the loss of important vitamins.
When using canned or dried vegetables and fruit, choose varieties without added salt or sugar.
Drink enough water every day
Water is essential for life. It transports nutrients and compounds in blood, regulates your body temperature, gets rid of waste, and lubricates and cushions joints.
Drink 8–10 cups of water every day.
Water is the best choice, but you can also consume other drinks, fruits and vegetables that contain water, for example lemon juice (diluted in water and unsweetened), tea and coffee. But be careful not to consume too much caffeine, and avoid sweetened fruit juices, syrups, fruit juice concentrates, fizzy and still drinks as they all contain sugar.
Eat moderate amounts of fat and oil
Consume unsaturated fats (e.g. found in fish, avocado, nuts, olive oil, soy, canola, sunflower and corn oils) rather than saturated fats (e.g. found in fatty meat, butter, palm and coconut oils, cream, cheese, ghee and lard).
Choose white meat (e.g. poultry) and fish, which are generally low in fat, rather than red meat.
Avoid processed meats because they are high in fat and salt.
Where possible, opt for low-fat or reduced-fat versions of milk and dairy products.
Avoid industrially-produced trans fats. These are often found in processed food, fast food, snack food, fried food, frozen pizza, pies, cookies, margarine and spreads.
Eat less salt and sugar
When cooking and preparing food, limit the amount of salt and high-sodium condiments (e.g. soy sauce and fish sauce).
Limit your daily salt intake to less than 5 g (approximately 1 teaspoon), and use iodized salt.
Avoid foods (e.g. snacks) that are high in salt and sugar.
Limit your intake of soft drinks or sodas and other drinks that are high in sugar (e.g. fruit juices, fruit juice concentrates and syrups, flavoured milks and yogurt drinks).
Choose fresh fruits instead of sweet snacks such as cookies, cakes and chocolate.
Avoid Eating Out
Eat at home to reduce your rate of contact with other people and lower your chance of being exposed to COVID-19. We recommend maintaining a distance of at least 1 metre between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing. That is not always possible in crowded social settings like restaurants and cafes. Droplets from infected people may land on surfaces and people’s hands (e.g. customers and staff), and with lots of people coming and going, you cannot tell if hands are being washed regularly enough, and surfaces are being cleaned and disinfected fast enough.
Counselling and psychosocial support
While proper nutrition and hydration improve health and immunity, they are not magic bullets. People living with chronic illnesses who have suspected or confirmed COVID-19 may need support with their mental health and diet to ensure they keep in good health. Seek counselling and psychosocial support from appropriately trained health care professionals and also community-based lay and peer counsellors.