Jul 25, 2012

Health tips for Women

A diet rich in soy and whey protein, found in ...
A diet rich in soy and whey protein, found in products such as soy milk and low-fat yogurt, has been shown to reduce breast cancer incidence in rats. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Health and nutrition concerns are increasing in India. Its the positive energy balance which is seen by urban population.Increasing stress, work life culture, nuclear families etc increases life style disorders in women. 
In twenty first century also it is seen women are paying less attention to their health. Its time to get moving and win the Battle!

Pay attention to Nutritional requirements:
Neglecting own health and nutrition requirement is not going help you in any way. Cooking for family must also consider your own nutritional requirements. Eat food on time irrespective of place, work, urgency etc. Work life balance needs to maintain to lead healthy life.
Remember following Most Important food for you:

  • Milk- at least two servings per day to meet calcium requirements
  • Green leafy vegetables: to meet iron requirement. Maintain your hemoglobin levels. 
  • Do not forget about fresh fruit a day. Yes, fresh fruit for your snack. It will boost your energy at the end of the day.
  • Nuts and seeds like almonds, flax seeds, walnuts any thing per day. Help you in essential fatty acids. 
  • Try and maintain over all calories intake per.
Maintain Ideal Body Weight and Look good: 
Studies suggest consuming 200 Kcal daily more than your requirement can add on 2-3 kg per year. SO be careful and watch  how much and what you eat. SO select healthy food you need not to be on weight loss. Its life long journey...Get active and make a difference for your self!

i hope making these easy changes is not a difficult thing. Get moving and make a promise to yourself !

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