Choosing The Right Nutrition And Exercise

If you go into a book store or look on the internet you will see a wealth of information on how we should exercise and what we can and can’t eat. The diet and weight loss industry as w hole is huge business and lots of people try and get a slice of the action by coming up with new diets or exercise regimes. If you go and see your local doctor though, most of them will agree that the only way to lose weight and keep it off is through a change of lifestyle. This means you need to exercise regularly and eat a healthy balanced diet. This does not mean that you cannot eat your favourite chocolate of cakes. You can eat whatever you want, just in moderation and in conjunction with regular exercise. So it really is a lot straighter forward than some diet Gurus or exercise instructors would have you believe.

Choosing The Correct Foods

Correct foods

The average intake of calories per a day is around 2000 to 2500 for the majority of people. Some people who work a very physical job, in extreme cold conditions or who exercise intensely may require more than this amount. If you start to take in more calories than you burn, you start to get an excess which is when your weight will start to rise. Humans are naturally omnivores meaning that we eat a mixture of both meat and plants. Both of these are important in order for us to live a healthy life. It is recommended that you eat a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as meat or fish. A good balance of carbohydrates such as Rice, Past or Vegetables is also required in order to give you long term energy opposed to short term energy through sugary things like biscuits or sweets. We live in an age where we want everything quickly which is one of the reasons processed foods are so popular. It really does not take a lot of effort to cook your own food and by doing so you can make sure your ingredients are fresh and you know exactly what is in your food. Some people only have very limited tastes but there is such a wide choice available, it is possible to cater for most tastes and create healthy nutritious food. Some of the basic food groups are as follows;

Fruit and Vegetables – These contain vitamins and minerals.

Milk and Dairy foods – A good source of Vitamins, Minerals.

Fats and Sugars – Only a small amount needed.

Meat, Fish, Eggs & Beans – Full of Proteins essential for muscles.

Rice, Potato, Pasta – Whole grain varieties are best and good for Carbohydrates.

Using the above list, you can make any food you can possibly think of, so you really can eat whatever you want in moderation and reasonable sized portions and still have a healthy diet.

Choosing A Right Activity

As well as eating the right foods it is also essential that you exercise regularly to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Doing one without the other does not give you the full benefit and can still lead to health issues in the future. A lot of peoples excuse is one of time, it is important though to make the time in your busy schedule to look after yourself. If you own a car you will need to get it serviced regularly, otherwise major problems can occur later. This is the same with the human body and we need to think of it as a machine to keep it working properly by eating the right foods and exercising it regularly. There are many ways we can incorporate our everyday life into an exercise program. If you have a dog you can take it out for a long walk, try not to walk at a leisurely pace, walk a bit faster until your heart is beating faster. Do this for half an hour each day and wit will not be long until you are feeling the benefits and maybe even seeing them with some weight loss. You can take the children out for a bike ride, play football in the back garden you can even jump up and down on a trampoline and get the blood flowing and increasing your heart rate to get that much needed exercise. You even can have great fun doing it in the process. Exercise does not need to be seen as a chore and is easy to incorporate into your daily routine in such a way that it doesn’t even seem like you are doing much. This combined with the right foods will help you remaining fit and healthy for years to come.

Summary For Right Nutrition and Exercise

Do not be daunted when you think about exercise and diets, most of these fad diets only work while you are on them, as soon as you come off them you slip back into your old routine and the weight slowly creeps back. To lose weight, eat healthily and exercise is the only way to sustain the weight loss and remain healthy. You need to change your routine and lifestyle in order for these changes to become permanent. And exercise can be done in lots of funs ways such as bouncing up and down on a trampoline, playing with the kids or pets and even deciding to walk instead of taking the car to the local shop. By changing a few little things in your life, you can make a massive change and feel and look better as a result of it.

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