- DEFINITION OF NUTRITION
The process of obtaining the food necessary for Health and Growth.
- How Does Nutrition Contribute to our Health?
Proper nutrition can help us improve our health, prevent certain diseases, achieve and maintain a desirable weight, and maintain our energy and vitality. Healthy nutrition provides all of the energy you need to be active throughout the day.
Vitamins and minerals in the diet are vital to boost immunity and healthy development
Through a healthy diet & Activeness, certain disease is protected.
- What are the nutrients?
We enjoy eating food because of its taste, smell, and the pleasure and comfort it gives us. However, we rarely stop to think about what our food actually contains. Foods are composed of many chemical substances, some of which are not useful to the body, and others of which are critical to human growth and function. These latter chemicals are referred to as nutrients. The six groups of nutrients found in foods are
- Lipids (including fats and oils)
We will be talking about all these topics in details later. These are the essential Nutrients for a Human Body to service.
- Poor Nutrition Vs Optimal Nutrition
So what we want to look at now is looking at the difference Between Poor Nutrition Vs Optimal Nutrition
Poor Nutrition: – If we look at those people who typically follow a poor diet we see that they are consuming low nutrient foods so there is no quality to the foods that they’re consuming and then they’re also consuming those foods in large portions. We tend to see that people have irregular eating patterns so they’re skipping meals or they’re skipping snacks or every day looks a little bit different in terms of their schedule of their meals and snacks and then lastly what we see is that these peoples are dehydrated or the consuming unhealthy Fluid sources things like Sodas and Energy Drinks so if you follow these types of diet then your Calories consumption Will be higher and that can lead to a lot of issues like weight gain and a lot of disorders and diseases.
Optimal Nutrition: – Optimal Nutrition means consuming the best quality food. Consuming that food to take inappropriate portion sizes, eating at regular times. Being well hydrated
so the basic goal of our website i.e. to gravitate from the sort of this poor diet to Optimal Diet so that you can reach the goal you have in mind
- Basic Rules of Optimal Nutrition:-
- EATING SCHEDULE:-
- Common Routines:- The people who Start with Breakfast –> Snacks –>Lunch –> Snack –> Dinner
- Three Square Meals:- Breakfast –>Lunch –>Dinner
- Skipped Meals:- Lunch –>Snack–>Dinner
This type of eating schedule is not recommended for those who are pregnant, in growth periods or want muscle gain.
- KEY NUTRIENTS:-
As we have discussed above the nutrient will further elaborate each and every nutrient in detail so the basic key nutrients are as follows.
- Vitamins & Minerals
Another Key factor of proper Optimal Nutrition is consuming the Nutrients with the proper portion sizes and with the proper Food Selection.
As we all know that the human body is 75% Water so small changes in Hydration can really impact the body and you may have suffered from some of these symptoms of like Headaches, Constipation, Fatigue Joint and muscle pain reduced athletic Performance if you have one of this Symptoms you must check out your hydration you might be in a dehydrated state.
To calculate your daily Requirements of Hydration Level Just Convert your body weight in pounds and divide it by 2 for E.g. If you weigh around 150 Pounds then you have to drink about 75 ounces or about two and a half litres of water in a single day.
As it is been said that “
To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art”.
We should organise one in such a way that it should be in our daily routine.
Your first step towards fitness is Setting up your goals and organise yourself and put all your efforts to achieve the goal which is in your head.