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Nutrition – How To Get The Most From Your Meals

Nutrition – How To Get The Most From Your Meals

Nutrition is something that we do often struggle with.

People try and get the right kinds of nutrients, but they often fall short.

And that’s pretty understandable.

Nutrition is a difficult thing to get right, but there are a few ways that you can get the most from your meals.

To try and help with this, we’re going to be taking a look at them here.

Eat real food

Let’s cover a basic fact. Nutrition comes from real foods.

Things which are processed or junk food isn’t going to have any real nutrition in it.

Instead, you’re going to be dealing with a lot of empty calories.

It’s important to cut out things with no nutrients as much as possible.

Real foods are things like meat without anything added to it, as well as fruits and vegetables.

These all contain things that the body needs to grow and develop.

And if you don’t have any growing and developing left to do, then you can instead use those nutrients to stay healthy.

Think of the body as a machine.

You wouldn’t refuel a machine with fuel that wasn’t any good and would just result in it going wrong.

No, you’d use high quality fuel that ensures top performance for as long as possible.

That’s how the body should be treated as well.

Everything we put into it should be carefully considered.

Eat small and consistent portions

Most people eat three meals a day.

That’s fine, but you don’t want to overdo it in the process.

If you’re going to eat three times a day, you need to make sure that you’re eating smaller portions.

Especially if your meal contains something which isn’t nutritious but is quite tasty, like a dessert or a fizzy drink.

These smaller portions will help to keep you within the average recommended calorie intake for your gender, and means that you’re not overeating or undereating.

A healthy balance is required, and three small meals a day should be enough.

It’s recommended that the largest meal of the three is the main one, because that should see you through a large portion of your day.

Overall, these are just a few of the different kinds of ways that you can get the most from your meals without the need to worry about nutrition.

Unfortunately, it’s no secret that we live in an age of overeating and large quantities of food.

People are, more often than not, consuming big portions of foods which just aren’t healthy for us.

Obviously, this can lead to issues further down the road and can set you up for a lot of health problems.

The optimum way to prevent this from happening is to watch the amount you eat and also make sure that you’re getting the right amount of nutrients in every meal.

By doing this, it should hopefully become easier to live a healthy and active life, and not to be weighed down with health concerns.

Stephen Coleclough
Stephen Coleclough

Stephen Coleclough is a personal trainer and online fitness/nutrition coach from the UK. He loves heavy squats, smashing PRs and bacon sandwiches. You can follow him on Twitter at ColecloughPT.

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