What does Healthy Eating Mean?

What does Healthy Eating Mean?

This is a short guest blog feature by Buki Kolade of fitfamfoodie, a ‘Naijacentric’ brand concerned about the Nigerian’s eating habits and healthy lifestyle choices. Inspired by her own personal struggle with weightless and her love for food, Buki is rising fast to become the healthy food brand of choice and this is evidenced by the crave and appetite-craze her healthy food snack, – the fitfamfoodie granola, creates. You can find out more about her on her website www.fitfamfoodie.ng and you can contact her on fitfamfoodieng@gmail.com

This is probably one of our shortest blog posts but undoubtedly packed with insights that can propel you into making the right lifestyle choices.

Read through and let me know your comments, I’m sure the writer will appreciate everyone of them but most importantly, pick a thing or two to start to practice because Buki knows what she’s talking about

What is Healthy Eating?
Healthy eating means eating a variety of foods that give you the nutrients you need to maintain your health, feel good, and have energy. These nutrients include protein, carbohydrates, fat, water, vitamins, and minerals.

Healthy eating means consuming the right quantities of foods from all food groups in order to lead a healthy life.
Nutrition is important for everyone. When combined with being physically active and maintaining a healthy weight, eating well is an excellent way to help your body stay strong and healthy.

Diet is often referred to as some dietary regimen for losing weight. However, diet simply means what food we eat in the course of a 24-hour, one week, or one month, etc. period.

A good diet is a nutritional lifestyle that promotes good health. A good diet must include several food groups because one single group cannot provide everything a human needs for good health.

The crucial part of healthy eating is a balanced diet. A balanced diet – or a good diet – means consuming from all the different food groups in the right quantities.

Hence, my opinion AGAINST “fad diets” or going on a funny “no-carb diet” or an “only protein-diet”.

I eat from all food groups…I don’t overeat.

Need I say we should endeavor to live healthy, not just eat healthy?

EAT WELL, EXERCISE REGULARLY. GET ENOUGH SLEEP/REST. SPEND TIME WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY. GO ON A TOUR. FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD. READ. WRITE. LEARN A NEW SKILL, LANGUAGE…Live a full life.

What I am saying basically is live a balanced healthy life, make it a way of life.

Buki Kolade

@bukikolade

www.fitfamfoodie.ng

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