1. WATER AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN
The body is 70% water , which is why it needs fresh water every day. Water offers incalculable benefits to your health, as you have already heard here . Mich recommends that you drink at least one glass of water in the morning , preferably warm, in which you add a little lemon juice to help eliminate toxins . Then do not hesitate to drink another large glass of water before each meal . It is proven that with this you will eat less . Finish the day with a full glass of water before going to bed .
2. VEGETABLE PROTEINS FOR ENERGY
The vegetable proteins are essential nutrients for good health. Once consumed, they are cut into blocks by our body, essential blocks for the proper functioning of our muscles , our blood and our cells . Although for us proteins often rhyme with meat, fish and eggs, they are also found in certain plants such as soy , seitan or quinoa .
3. COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES ARE FUN
Carbohydrates form one of the most important energy providers of the body, along with fats and proteins. Converted to glucose (sugar) by the body, they will bring energy to your brain and muscles . There are 2 types: slow or complex carbohydrates and fast or simple carbohydrates . Complex carbohydrates have a certain advantage because they are digested more slowly and arrive less quickly in your blood, which lowers your sugar level . Result: no sawtooth glucose levels. Do not hesitate to add brown rice, pasta, sweet potatoes, quinoa or fruit to your dishes!
4. FIBERS, BEST FRIENDS OF YOUR INTESTINES
A good digestion is very important to lose weight. At best you digest, as soon as your nutrients are absorbed by your body. What you eat therefore determines how your stomach and intestines will behave. This is why we must focus on fiber for better digestion! Vegetables, fruits, seeds, nuts and whole grains will be your best allies.
5. FATTY ACIDS ARE A MUST
We often hear that you should not eat fatty foods if you want to lose weight or that the fat is bad for your health . However, it is not. At least not for all fats. Fats are an important source of energy and essential for the proper functioning of your body. However, there are two types of fat: the good and the bad . The bad fats, often from pastries and prepared meals , are difficult to digest and stored directly by the body. Bad for the heart and the blood vessels , it is necessary to limit the consumption at most. By cons, good fats are to consume daily, reasonably, because they bring a lot of energy to your body. We reveal here their positive points.
6. MINERALS AND VITAMINS ARE OUR FRIENDS FOR LIFE
For a healthy and funky diet , nothing better than minerals , essential for many functions of the body . In addition to providing energy , they will give you better memory but also a radiant appearance : shiny hair, strong nails and beautiful skin. They also protect you against diseases and infections , but also help you heal faster
7. GOODBYE FILTHY FOODS
In other words, discard anything that is not good for you . Delete junk food, refined sugars and the processed foods if you want to be healthy and lose weight. Here we deliver you our 6 healthy snacks to nibble!
8. SWEAT AND MOVE TO DECOMPLEX
A sports half an hour several times a week is enough to stay in shape. Alternate with a walk, an hour of pool or any activity that makes you move. But the most important thing is to do what you love ! If you force yourself, you will not succeed and will quickly give up . Did you know that when you walk, you are spending more calories than you think?
9. SLEEP, MORE IMPORTANT THAN WE THINK
Going to bed early should not be considered a punishment: the next day you will be rewarded! In addition to being in shape, you will have better digested , and lost more weight . We keep repeating, sleep is restorative , that’s why you have to sleep enough. We give you 5 tips for a good night’s sleep .
10. FORGET DIET BECAUSE HEALTHY IS FUNKY!
To be healthy, you do not have to follow a diet . If you are overweight, learn to eat properly and adopt a healthy lifestyle , without depriving you. You will see that your pounds will fly faster than you thought! There is no point in making you unhappy in a diet that does not motivate you, be happy when you eat properly ! Because nothing beats a healthy mind in a healthy body!
All of these tips come from Mich Baron’s “Healthy is Funky” and published by Manteau, where you’ll find even more tips and more than 100 recipes for a healthy lifestyle every day!