In this article, we’ll clear your confusion about conflicting dietary and nutritional advice that has been passed onto us in the past decade because it is quite confusing. There has been a significant shift in diet changes in the last ten years. Researchers come up with new and interesting facts about food now and then. They learn about the food that will help us be physically active yet mentally sharp, and disease-free. At the same time, some of these foods make our bodies slow, inactive, and obese.
So how do we know which foods are good for us?
With the help of our ever so progressing technology, scientists have introduced GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in the past decade. Cures and treatment to specific disorders and diseases have been on the rise due to these. Simultaneously, the world is becoming contaminated, and the diet we consume is no longer 100% pure. Many foods have preservatives and additives in them, which have proved to be carcinogenic (inducing cancer)
Food nowadays is also found to be a root point of too many non-communicable diseases in the long run.
In this article, we shall talk about how our diet been changed over the past:
Here is a Dietary essential guideline for you:
- Drink a glass of water after waking up and up to eight glasses in a day.
- Use olive oil and plant oil in your cooking.
- Nuts, fish, vegetables, and fruits are the healthiest sources of diet.
- Choose a fiber – filled diet that is rich in whole grains.
- Take Calcium and Vitamins regularly.
- A daily multivitamin is an excellent nutrition policy.
Someone wise once said, ‘Healthy eating and proper nutrient balance is a successful key for all decades of life.’
People’s diets have changed from the past, since the 1950s. People don’t have time to cook healthy homemade food. Nowadays, Fast food is readily available in the market, so people think that it’s an easy way of eating to buy a readymade meal.
In the 1950s, restaurants became popular. The food sale was 25% only. But in 2008, restaurant sales accounted for 48.5%.
Junk food is the most unhealthy food, which is high in sugar, fats, and calories. All types of junk foods are very sugary. Eating junk food not only gives you health issues but causes obesity and skin issues as well. Eating a lot of oily junky meals causes severe skin acne. Junk food also causes problems with fat in the body and unnecessary weight gain.
As in childhood, our parents never allowed us to eat junk foods, only because it is unhealthy and harmful to health. It is common to observe that celebrities and other famous personalities have perfect health and stay fit for decades. The reason being they don’t consume sugar and unhealthy food. They take outstanding care of their health. Follow on a healthy diet and exercise routine.
Nowadays, people consume 3000 to 4000 calories per day, which is very harmful to health and this excessive calorie intake causes weight gain. Processed foods also
make the body obese, and Americans still love processed foods.
Over the last decade, our diet has changed. People changed their diet from healthy to unhealthy, giving rise to a multitude of health problems. An individual who wants optimum health will always eat healthy food and maintain a balanced exercise routine.