Get nutrition basics right

Get nutrition basics right

Following a traditional diet plan with the right amount of fruits, vegetables, properly prepared grains and mindfully selected sources of poultry and meat, can ensure good health, say experts.

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 Nutritionist list some things to keep in mind:

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  • Eat properly soaked and prepared staple foods.
  • Such as cereals (rice, maize, millet, sorghum, wheat and barley).
  • In addition,starchy roots (potatoes, sweet potatoes, cassava and yams).
  • And starchy fruit (plantains), at least once a day.
  • As a source of energy and to provide the body with necessary vitamins and minerals.
  • Consume legumes such as beans, peas, lentils, groundnuts (including peanut butter).
  • Furthermore,organic and fermented soybeans to develop and repair the body and also to build up strong muscles.
  • Eat animal and milk products, preferably grass-fed whenever available, regularly to strengthen muscles and the immune system.
  • Eat vegetables and fruit every day.
  • They supply the essential vitamins and minerals that keep the body functioning and the immune system strong.
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  • Drink sufficient water, at least 10 glasses a day.
  • Before all meals, take 7-10 deep slow breaths.
  • Take this time to prepare your body for the food you are about to eat.
  • And to get your body into parasympathetic mode for optimal digestion and nutrient assimilation.
  • All food should be made into liquid before swallowing.
  • Remember, your carbohydrates begin to digest in your mouth and not in your stomach.
  • Do not take this step lightly.Read also:Skin care regime for new mothers!

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