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How Can A Balanced Diet Keep You Healthy?

A Balanced Diet – Back to Basics For Better Health

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Your body needs protein, carbs and fat to be healthy.

It’s often hard trying to eat a healthy and balanced diet with so many diet fads and this diet approach or that diet approach going around. Some diets count calories, others count fat or carbs. What’s the best solution when everything is so confusing?

The best plan is to get back to basics and eat a balanced meal plan. The truth is, your body has to have protein, carbs and fat to be healthy. Cutting any one of them out can lead to poor health down the road. You may feel better, in the early stages, but as your body tries to function over time without the necessary nutrients it needs, you will start to feel poorly again.

Let’s break down what each component does for your body and then cover some basic tips for eating a balanced diet.

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7 Signs That You Aren’t Eating Enough Vegetables

Are You Eating Enough Vegetables?

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Veggies a play a vital role in proper nutrition.

It’s important that you’re eating enough vegetables as they play a vital role in proper nutrition. Along with a diet rich in whole grains and fruits, veggies can deliver all of the essential vitamins, nutrients and minerals you need for excellent health.

Unfortunately, today’s Standard American Diet (its acronym is ‘SAD’ for a reason) is lacking in healthy vegetables. This is the same basic processed and sugar-filled diet that is prevalent in most modern societies and cultures.

There wouldn’t be a problem if processed and fast foods delivered nutrition. However, they are lacking in most of the natural components and compounds your body needs to function properly. If any of the following signs sound familiar to you, you probably aren’t eating enough vegetables on a day-to-day basis.

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5 Effective Ways To Stick With Weight Loss

How To Stick With Weight Loss Goals

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Weight loss has its ups, downs, plateaus and setbacks.

It can be a challenge trying to stick with weight loss. Many people would love to lose 5 pounds, but there are those who need to lose, as much as 30, 50, or even 100 pounds. A journey like that is not short nor is it easy and often includes ups, downs, plateaus, and setbacks.

So how can it be accomplished? You’ve seen the stories of heroic triumphs plastered across the internet, social media, talk shows, and infomercials, the ones with amazing headlines such as, “Amazing Mom With 5 Kids Finds Time to Hit the Gym” or “Spectacular 100 Pound Weight-loss With Common Sense Tactics.”

These are not miracles. These people did not find a magic pill. They used sensible tactics to stick with weight loss and reach their goals.

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