Nutrition is indeed very important to our body. We eat in order to survive. However, if the food that we eat does not contain enough or the right amount of nutritional elements, our organism will not be able to function well, grow and cope with every day stress.
Women need nutrients such as omega-3 so they would function properly. Here is a link to a great post: “11 Omega 3 benefits for women.” We needs nutrients, simply put, and we get them from the foods we eat whether they are healthy to us or not. The healthier your diet is the better your body will function. There is a saying: “You are what you eat.” We still obtain some of our needed nutrients from fatty foods or from junk foods though they are not in the level that our organism requires. And taking more of these foods wouldn’t be healthy, not because they don’t have the nutrients we need, but because they have more of the sugar or fat that our body does not need much at all.
One of the most misguided beliefs about dieting is the idea that you need to eat special food groups in order to lose some weight. What this does to you though is it deprives you of the essential vitamins and minerals that your body needs in order to operate well every day. We all want to be strong and healthy and this can only be accomplished if we have a balanced diet plan (affiliate link), full of nutritious foods that our body requires. . In this article, you will learn about the top 4 myths about weight loss.
The first myth about weight loss is that we should just consume foods from a particular category. This is wrong and this is usually what is followed by many diets especially crash diets. Our body can’t run on just 1 type of food because we need a varied and well balanced diet plan in order to stay healthy. We need a bit of fat, protein, water, vegetables, some fiber and carbohydrates. Even those “bad” foods are also required by some people as long as it is taken in moderation. We also need portions of fruits, nuts, grains and seeds as they are essential to keep our immune system (affiliate link) strong to ward off diseases.