By the general public two terms are often misunderstood; nutrition and diet. Let’s have a closer look at these two words, their meaning and how this knowledge can help us to live healthier lives.
Understanding the Word Nutrition
Nutrition is a word misunderstood by many. The word means nourishment. Nutrition can be good or bad, healthy or unhealthy. Most people think about food supplements when they hear the word nutrition; however nutrition can come from any food consumed. It is important to have nutritious meals, providing the body with all the elements it needs per day.
Understanding the Word Diet
Most people when hearing the word diet think of dieting, ie weight loss. However diet means the food eaten. Having a healthy diet or an unhealthy diet is possible. It is a choice to make; a carbohydrate based diet or a protein based diet. Maintaining a healthy diet is of utmost importance in order to maintain a healthy body and a healthy mind.
Let’s have a deeper degree of understanding of what lays beyond.
Healthy Active Lifestyles
Living healthy active lifestyles has become important in a world which is putting more pressure and stress on every person. Finding proper nutrition from the foods consumed is as important as maintaining a healthy diet.
Stressful lives and the little time taken to eat or cook: it makes one wonder why not more healthy elements can be found in daily nutrition.
The food industry is an industry: this industry often chooses quantity over quality. The consumer of any food product needs to be aware of this fact.
Many companies in the health and nutrition industry produce healthy natural food supplements, which can help individuals in their diets. Supplements compensate for the lack of nutrition in normal daily diets. Providing more healthy elements means more nourishment to the body systems. And the body will start to perform better.
Fast Food Are Not Only The Fast Food Restaurants
Have diets changed so much? The answer is simple; “yes.” The customer requests, and the market will provide. Forty years ago there were no frozen pizzas, no microwave two minute meals, no sprayed fruits, no polluted fish, no live stock injected with chemicals to make them grow faster. All people eat elements which the body does not need or even are toxifying the human body.
Cleansing the Body
Avoiding the body to be clogged up with toxic elements, maintenance becomes an important daily exercise. Maintenance is done by cleansing the intestines system on a regular basis. Fasting, can be a very powerful form of cleansing, another form of natural cleansing is the use of energizing tea; which will increase the body’s metabolism and transport toxins away from the body.
The Right Choices Make a Healthy Active Lifestyle
Think before you eat. Making the right choices in health and nutrition and maintaining a healthy diet will help the body and the mind.
Quote – “You are what you eat.”
TOP TIP – Drink at least 2 to 3 liters of fresh water every day.
Author: Frank Amptmeijer – www.frankamptmeijer.com
Research: Franklin-Paul Blake