Eating Light and Eating Right
The 20th century has been very productive in terms of advanced technology that enabled us to live “the good life”, although, some of the health problems of today’s world are indirectly caused by this so-called “the good life.” We are now living in a world where technology has taken over the things that used to be done by a living person. Devices which save us from doing any labor anymore; true that they accomplish a lot but leaves us with lesser calories burned. Sooner or later we’re going to find out that “the good life” is gradually forcing us into extinction. One way of fighting this is to practice eating light.
Most of us have become addicted to so many unhealthy habits and too much unhealthy food especially those which are higher in fat and too much calorie count. It is so depressing that we take our bodies for granted leaving it to accumulate pounds that sooner we will do everything just to get rid off. It will be easier if we just learn to be a little smarter when it comes to our health. You don’t have to be the most intelligent person in the world to stay healthy and fit. All you’ll need are little to big adjustments; which will depend on your current state, in your way of living.
Eating light is one way to being healthy. Exercise and staying fit is also another. Applying these in your life will soon get you on the road to healthy living. But then you cannot just drastically change your way of living when you decide that you are tired of living the way you are and you want to do something healthy and good for a change. Things will need to be done in moderation. Gradually changing your old ways will slowly but surely bring you to success.
There are simple ways to change your daily intake of food. A well-balanced diet is a good way to start. Eating light doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to deprive yourself of food or restrain yourself from eating. You can eat 4 to 6 times a day as long as you’re eating light. Light eating will include healthy nutritious foods such as fruits and vegetable, whole grains and wheat, cheese, lean meat, fish, chicken without the skin, and food with good sources of protein, vitamins and minerals. Always practice moderation in everything that you do. You are even allowed to drink alcohol but in moderation. Moderation is the keyword here so try to incorporate it inside you mind.
Light food is all over the market nowadays which will make it much easier for you to stick with the diet. Always opt to buying light or low-calorie products, such as low in fat cheeses, non-fat milk, egg substitutes, low fat sweeteners, light salad dressings, no-salt seasoning and light mayonnaise. Drinking a glass of water before eating a full course meal will help in curving your appetite thus will make you eat less. Sitting down your food while you eat it will make you pay attention to what you are eating which you don’t do when you’re doing something else while you eat which sometimes leads to overeating. Respect your food, practice eating light, always choose the right foods and stay healthy.