As we have covered in the last few posts, eating right has a great impact on your health. This is especially true when you are trying to get really fit and heathy. Experts agree that no amount of workout or time at the gym can compensate for a poor diet.
The infographic below show a comprehensive way of making your workout and diet work together for the best health results.
People usually discount the effects of a proper diet to their health. It is surely easier to want more elaborate exercises, fitness plans, and practices when working towards being fit. What many people do not know is the big effect of what they eat to their overall wellbeing.
A few changes in your diet can bring big benefits to you healthwise.
Focus on a whole-grain rich diet. Refined carbohydrates are not good for you, and people that eat them are less healthier than people who eat whole grains. Try to purchase mostly organic foods if you are eating for good nutrition. Fresh, raw foods are not stripped of their nutrients the way that cooked and processed foods are.
Learn to read the labels of prepared foods carefully. Remember that marketing claims like “reduced-fat” mean little about the overall healthiness of a product’s ingredients. Overly processed food is not ideal for your diet when you are trying to lose weight. Labels should always list ingredients in terms you can understand. Labels with a lot of ingredients – particularly artificial ingredients – are a red flag. Knowing what is in the food you eat is a good first step in being a smarter consumer.