Posted on February 28 2018
Great tips for a more balanced diet.
Tip 1 - Eat several times a day
Eating foods often will allow the body to find a balance, avoiding oscillations between deprivation and overeating. Avoiding "starvation" is essential for stabilizing energy levels, for our mood, and for making rational, balanced food choices.
Tip 2 - Do not skip breakfast
Breakfast helps stabilize blood sugar levels, which in turn regulate appetite and energy. Thus, people who take it are less likely to feel hungry and to consume excess food for the rest of the day.
Tip 3 - Reinforce your diet with vegetables and salads
Vegetables are highly nutritious and low in calories and should therefore be the basis of any healthy diet.
Tip 4 - Consume 2 to 3 pieces of fruit per day
Fruits are an excellent choice, whether for a snack or for dessert. You can choose fresh fruit, cooked or roasted, but always without added sugar.
Tip 5 - Get into the habit of eating soup - one of the pillars of Mediterranean food!
A bowl of vegetable soup for example is rich in water, fiber, vitamins and cereals. Soup helps to reduce appetite, keeps blood sugar levels more stable and still helps the bowel's function! An excellent choice for dinner ...