Aiming for good nutrition is an endless journey, but we all have the option to make better choices with every bite we intake each day. We all want to start somewhere so this nutrition month on to healthier eating habits. Here are some simple tips to encourage you to get there-
- Regular physical exercise
- Consuming fewer calories
- Making healthy food choices
Good nutrition is an important part to lead a healthy lifestyle. All the meals that we intake, are directly responsible for our health. So, to maintain our health, we need to take a blend of healthy food. The foods that are high in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other vital nutrients for your health while still being low in calories. They include brightly colored fruits, fresh vegetables, fiber rich grains, and fibrous meats, beans, and nuts.
There is a pack of little nutrient-dense SUPERFOOD you should pay attention to. Yes, we are talking about microgreens, the baby versions of vegetables and herbs such as radish, beet greens, cilantro, parsley, etc. Though these are tiny greens, they pack added nutrients than their fully grown form.
Did you know microgreens are 40 times more nutritious than their mature leaves? These tiny versions of leafy vegetables and herbs, are densely nutritious and healthier. It is one of the best choices to grow as they are quick, easy, and convenient, despite the amount of experience you have in gardening.
Some of the benefits of including these microgreens in your diet are-
- Improves your immune system
- Helps you to maintain a healthy weight
- Improves muscle strength and brain function
- Increases energy level
- Good for the heart
- Reduce the risk of certain cancers
- Reduces the risk of diabetes
- Tend to improve sleep patterns
- Can prevent mental well-being
While talking about the power of following a nutritious diet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced that September will be observed as “Nutrition Month”. The month of September will be observed as ‘Nutrition Month’ in the entire nation,” said the Prime Minister during his monthly “Mann ki Baat” radio program.
Hence, putting it all together, we can indulge in a healthy lifestyle by just choosing the right diet in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle and reduced disease.