The first thing that we should consider in keeping our health is by paying more attention on what we are eating and drinking. There have been so many cases of people who are suffering certain kinds of disease that are caused by unhealthy fashion of ingestion. Probably you have seen them also in your relatives or friends, they who got diabetes, stroke, or even cancer.
Have you known that there are some things required for healthy diet that should be consumed in a proper proportion? They are included as healthy diet. Healthy diet can be obtained from many different foods, since the most important thing is to complete the nutrients required in the diet.
Healthy diet is divided into five parts. The first one is called macronutrients. Macro nutrients consist of protein, fat, and carbohydrate. The second on is minerals. There are many kinds of minerals; some of them are Calcium, iron, copper, selenium, chromium, zinc, Magnesium, and salt. Besides that, you should also consume fiber and salt.
The World Health Organizations makes five recommendations in relation with healthy diet. They are to achieve an energy balance and healthy weight; limit energy intake from total fats’ increase consumption of fruits, vegetables, legumes, and nuts; limit simple sugars consumption; and limit salt or sodium consumption.
With so many unhealthy products offered by the modern foods, the challenge to stay healthy becomes more and more difficult. If you are not suffering one, you must at least have some closely related person (relatives or friends) who has some illness such as diabetes, or stroke indication that are caused by foods (or certain kinds of ingredients contained in some foods).
Besides consuming the foods that are not god for the physical metabolism, this century also offer people to work more behind the desk, and therefore having less physical activities. For some sense, it is good for we will feel less fatigue. However, if we are not accustomed ourselves on getting regular exercise without making any excuse such as having lees time, we will not only physically healthy since our mind will also be refreshed.
For the healthy diet there are, actually we do not have to take any food supplement if we already consume the healthy diet lists such as macronutrients, minerals, fiber, and vitamins.
In macronutrients, the nutrients that you should eat are fat, carbohydrate, protein. In minerals, there are salt, potassium, calcium, magnesium, etc. as you know, in vitamins there are vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B, etc. of course, the lists above must be consumed according to an appropriate quantity.