Posted by LMT Health and Wellness on 6/4/2021 to News
When it comes to health and nutrition, it's easy to get confused. There are often divergent opinions among experts, even those who are qualified. Despite all the disagreements, there are several wellness tips that are well supported by research. These 27 scientifically-based health and nutrition tips will help you live a healthier, happier life.
1. Avoid sugary drinks
Drinks that are high in sugar are among the fattiest things you can consume. Liquid sugar does not provide the same amount of calories as solid food, due to the way the brain measures calories. Consequently, drinking soda increases your calorie consumption. There is a strong association between sugary drinks and obesity. Fruit juices sometimes contain just as much sugar as sodas, so they could be a bit worse. Sugar's detrimental effects are not negated by their small amounts of antioxidants
2. Nuts are delicious
Although nuts are high in fat, they are exceptionally healthy and nutritious. Magnesium, vitamin E, fiber, and a variety of other nutrients can be found in almonds. According to studies, nuts can help you lose weight, improve your heart health, and help fight type 2 diabetes. Nuts don't contain as much fat as you think, and 10-15% of their calories don't get absorbed by your body. Several studies suggest that this food may boost metabolism as well. The weight loss of almonds may be as high as 62% greater than that of complex carbs according to one study.
3. Don't eat processed junk food (eat real food instead)
Foods processed with additives, preservatives, and preservatives are extremely unhealthy. As a result, these foods cause your brain to overheat, causing some people to even become addicted to food. Their low fiber, protein, and micronutrient content is coupled with their high sugar and refined grain content. As a result, they provide primarily empty calories.
4. Fear not coffee
The Health benefits of coffee are numerous. Researchers have linked coffee intake with longevity, reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and Parkinson's-related conditions.
5. Eat fatty fish
This healthy fat and high-quality protein make fish a great choice. The omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients found in fatty fish, such as salmon, are particularly important. A study found that people who eat the most fish have a lower risk of several conditions, including heart disease, dementia, and depression
6. Sleep enough
It is impossible to overstate the importance of getting enough quality sleep. The lack of sleep can lead to insulin resistance, disrupt appetite hormones, and lower physical and mental performance. Furthermore, sleep deprivation is one of the most important factors contributing to weight gain and obesity. According to one study, children and adults who did not get enough sleep were at a higher risk for obesity by 89% and 55%, respectively.
7. Take care of your gut health by eating fiber and taking probiotics
You're gut microbiota, a group of bacteria living in your gut, is incredibly important for your health. Many chronic diseases, such as obesity, are influenced by disruptions in gut flora. Probiotic foods such as yogurt and sauerkraut, as well as probiotic supplements, can be beneficial to gut health. A notable function of fiber is to fuel your gut bacteria.
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