You have Sedentary Office jobs which means for eight or more hours a day you are very little physically active.
No more time to eat healthy home-made foods and get 8 hours of sleep.
During evening junk foods & dinner and weight gain is inevitable and after that we are spending lots of money to the gym, too sleepy in the morning, too busy in the day & have no energy left during the night.
So, it is therefore not surprising that office workers tend to have a variety of dietary problems due to poor eating habits.
Role of Diets
Food is the basic necessity of every individual. It is a fuel to run a healthy body and when you eat well you perform better. Everyone should eat a healthy balanced diet.
Why is Nutrition important?
Good Nutrition is important for both Mental & Physical Health
What are the key factors of Nutrition?
Healthy food choices
What is the best Diet?
A well-balanced diet which includes –
Proteins – 15- 20% and
Fats– 20 to 25%.
Along with Vitamins, Minerals & Fibres
What are Carbohydrates rich foods?
A high carbohydrate diet of minimum 275 – 350 gms/day which includes foods like
Low Fat Milk.
What are high protein foods?
Sources of High Protein Foods:
Vitamins and Minerals:
Calcium rich diet is needed to build strong bones.
Calcium rich food–
Dark Green Vegetables,
Iron deficiency leads to weakness so iron rich foods like:
leafy veggies are the good choices.
Vitamin C increases the body’s ability to absorb iron so vitamin C rich foods like citrus fruits like guava, amla and oranges etc are beneficial.
We should aim to drink at least 8-10 Glasses of water every day i.e approx. 2.5 Lt/d.
Tips of Healthy Diet
Eat Variety of foods from all food group like Whole grains, legumes & Pulses, Fruits & Veggies, Milk & Products and fats and oils.
Eat small and frequent meals instead of one large meals
Eat natural Foods. Avoid excess Salt and Sugar
Healthier fat choices are nuts, seeds, olive oils, canola oils, fish and avocadoes and low fat dairy.
Limit Saturated fats to less than 10% of total calories and avoid trans fats.
High Quality Complex Carbohydrates means Whole grains
Lean Proteins means lean fish & Chicken
Include Plenty Of Fruits and Vegetables
Plenty of Fluids like coconut water, Butter milk, Sattu Water, Soups, shikanji, Milk etc
Avoid deep frying
Reduce stress level
Avoid alcohol (Not more than twice a week)
Say no to Smoking
Avoid excess Tea & Coffee switch to green tea or Black or Herbal Tea
Include milk & Products like curd, Yogurt etc
Avoid Sweets and snacks, cakes, pastries
Avoid Fad Diets
Human beings love quick fixes and eternally seeking a magic potion to lose weight. Fad diets which are either lacking in one or more micronutrients or food groups and are so low in energy that make you feel weak. And most importantly once you stop eating these diet you will regain all the weight you lost.
Diet pills are expensive & cause harmful side effects like insomnia, diarrhoea, dehydration, palpitations, anxiety and depressions.
Be Active- Combine low fat, high fibre diet with regular exercise to achieve the best results.
Never Skip Breakfast as people who eat breakfast perform better at work, et less tired during long working day.
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