Eat Less Sugar And Salt For A Healthy Diet
If you’re struggling to lose weight, or are always feeling tired, bloated and not quite right, then you need to eat less sugar and salt. Pay more attention to these small white grains that you are adding to your foods. They could be playing havoc with your health!
Who doesn’t enjoy a sweet treat now and again? We all do and there is nothing wrong with that. The problem is that we have become accustomed to having something sweet with almost every meal. This can lead to numerous health related issues that you may not be aware of.
One big issue with consuming too much salt is that it leads to water retention. This causes weight gain, breathing issues and can worsen inflammation that you already have.
Let’s take a look at how you can eat less sugar and salt in your diet.
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Why Should You Stop Eating Sugar?
In 2016, the general advice is to stop eating sugar in your diet altogether. This is, of course, tricky because many of us have a sweet tooth, thanks to diets that are rich in sugary tastiness. The more sugar we have eaten over the years, the more our body craves it now. It’s just the way of things.
The Huffington Post reports that in the US, the average person consumes more than 126 grams of sugar daily, which is almost twice the average sugar intake of all 54 countries observed by Euromonitor.
Additionally, 126 grams is two times more than the recommended daily intake, which the World Health Organization designates to be 50 grams daily for people of normal weight. However, if you stop eating sugar in your diet you could save yourself from myriad health problems in the future.
Here are 10 reasons why you should consider dropping the white stuff altogether.
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How To Look After Your Heart Health
Heart health doesn’t happen by itself and it usually doesn’t happen overnight. There are some decisions you can make today that can start you on a path towards having a healthy heart.
Here are six things you can do today to boost your heart health so you don’t fall victim to heart attacks, strokes, or peripheral vascular disease.
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Should You Avoid Carbohydrates In Your Diet?
If you’re eating carbohydrates in your diet are you really eating an evil food item? It used to be that fat was the nutritional villain in our lives. This led to the “fat-free” food craze that ironically has made so many people fat. In place of fat, sugar, MSG and other fat building chemicals were added to foods. We now know that fats don’t make you fat, sugar does.
Recently, low-carb diets like the Caveman Diet and the Keto Diet are all the rage. They limit carbohydrates in your diet from processed foods, and carbohydrates in general. They focus on eating healthier foods like fruits and vegetables, nuts and berries, wild caught fish and grass fed beef. Is this low-carb attitude the best nutritional approach? Let’s take a look if carbohydrates in your diet are important to your fitness and health.
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What Is Proper Nutrition?
Proper nutrition is defined as nourishment or energy that is obtained from consuming food or the process of consuming nourishment and energy in the proper amounts.
Unfortunately, for many of us, proper nutrition is far from what we get from our daily diet. We are obsessed with junk food and processed food that comes from a box or carton. Many of us eat little or, worse yet, no whole real food that provides the body with the proper nutrition that it needs.
The term “proper nutrition” is often misinterpreted by people and most people don’t fully understand how to implement it into their daily lives. This article is going to break down exactly what proper nutrition means.
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