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National Nutrition Week 2020: Tips to stay fit and healthy

National Nutrition Week sets on from 1 September to 7 September 2020. It focusses on making informed food choices, educating habits of sound eating and physical activity habits.  The theme for National Nutrition Week 2020 is Eat Right, Bite by Bite.

National Nutrition Week 2020: Tips to stay fit and healthy

A few steps today nutrition, wellness& health would fate us high in the battle of survival in the long run.  Nutrition, food, intake, diet, exercises, mental health should be taken care of from dietitians regularly. 

Nutrition is essential for a healthy man's development and utilization of food by living organisms. Nutrition significantly helps in the man's development, health, and welfare. 

Nutrition is divided into 3 classes :

  1. Ideal Nutrition

  2. Under  Nutrition

  3. Over  Nutrition

Ideal Nutrition deals with concern with everyone 

Under prime concern developing countries
Overnutrition serious concern with developing countries.
Major classes of nutrition : 

  • Carbohydrates
  • fats
  • dietary fibers
  • minerals
  •  proteins
  • vitamins  
  • water

 Nutrition and health have always gained much importance in our diet as we are staying at home during the pandemic. While people across the globe had eaten healthy foodstuffs during the pandemic situation which is a huge surge for lifestyle changes till now. 
Generally, fats add up weighs but instructed to consume as they provide low SDA ( specific dietary allowance ) but proteins- bodybuilding but increased SDA i.e thermogenic action is more.
Tips to stay healthy and build immunity against COVID-19
Lemonade your diet 
Lemon boosts the immune system, recommended by dietitians. Including lemon, in diet, their raw or addition of it to warm water enriches the body with Vitamin C and prevents a wide range of health benefits.
 Crack nuts 

  • Nuts are rich in magnesium, potassium, vitamin E, and dietary fibers.
  • It helps primarily in weight loss,  diabetes type 2, heart diseases.

 Replace Saturated Fats with unsaturated fats :

  • Fats are essential sources for diet for proper functioning and regulations. However excessive amounts of consumption adversely has a negative impact on health and affect weight gain and CVD ( cardiovascular Disorders)
  • Saturated fats don't contain double bonds in its chain, unsaturated include double bonds.
  •  Limit consumption of saturated fats which are often obtained from animal sources fish, beef, chicken. 
  • Eating fish maximum once in a meal contributes to the intake of unsaturated fats.

Include Farm fresh fruits and vegetables in the diet. 

  • Fruits and vegetables are vital sources of vitamin and mineral supplements in the diet .
  • Vegetarians should regularly include it in their diet.

 Lift heavy weights and do Zumba 

  • Lifting heavy weight generally strengths muscles and joints to improve body composition.
  • Zumba is a dance form which ensures equal force application on all parts of the body which is the best medicine for physical and mental wellness

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