H20 A Must
Make sure you drink at least six to eight glasses of water a day. We lose so much of it in the business of living - through perspiration to breathing - so drink up. Itíll cleanse your bodyís systems and clear out skin too.
Bear in mind that salt in great quantities exist in processed food and too much of it tends to raise blood pressure heights, which could lead to heart diseases and strokes. Less is more here, and none would be better!
Say No To Sweet
This certainly applies to sugar and fat in our diets. Fat is necessary, as unsaturated fats helps keep cholesterol levels down. It isn't only the high calorie content you have to worry about but also tooth decay, diabetes etc.
Whether your choice of poison is a hot and spicy fish curry or the healthier sushi, include fish in your diet as often as possible. It is low in fat, high in protein and an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids - an all-round great-for-health ingredient.
Green is In
You know what they say about fruit and vegetables keeping you regular. While you may not be a big fan of greens, remember that you need to consume at least five portions of a variety of fruits and vegetables daily, from fruit juice to vegetable soup.
Make sure your diet has enough starch - bread, cereal, rice, potatoes, or pasta - daily, but keep the portions small and healthy with wholegrain bread or brown rice. These food items are a great source of energy and come packed with various nutrients.
A quick cup of coffee and nothing else before heading out to work? No wonder you feel out-of-sorts and lethargic. This is the most important meal of the day and itíll give you energy to face the dayís challenges. Do not overdose on carbs and sugar, though!
Coffee is GOOD for you!
Caffeine, a central nervous stimulant can help torch a few calories.
Drink green tea
Brew it yourself, hot or cold, to take advantage of a metabolism-revving substance in tea leaves (just don't ruin it with lots of sugar). More tips at bit.ly/dGuZZv
Eat plenty of low-fat protein
Digesting these foods requires the most calorie burn. Just keep choices healthy: lean meats, eggs and low-fat dairy products, for example, not fatty cheeseburgers. More tips at bit.ly/dGuZZv