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How to make your basic meals full of nutrition to stay healthy

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It is fact that fancy diets are difficult to follow because they try to eliminate all ingredients that are well accustomed to our taste pallet. It's important to follow a diet that helps in reaching our fitness goals in a flexible and comfortable manner.


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However, making major changes to your diet can sometimes seem very overwhelming.

A healthy diet should consist of fruits and vegetables, whole grains such as whole wheat and brown rice, according to IANS.

Maintaining key vitamins and minerals are also very important to maintain good health.  

Power of Protein

Protein makes up the building blocks of organs, muscles, skin, and hormones. Your body needs protein to maintain and repair tissues.

Eating protein can also help you lose weight and belly fat while increasing your muscle mass and strength, study suggests.

A diet that is high in protein may also help lower your blood pressure, fight diabetes, and more.

diet food 1 A healthy diet should consist of fruits and vegetables. 

Protein can consist of lean meat and poultry, seafood, eggs, beans, legumes, and soy products such as tofu, as well as unsalted seeds and nuts.

Power of Fibre

Food rich in fibre helps your body to dispose off the toxins, regularise bowel movement, lowers blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Adding multiple grain like jowar, bajra, oats, ragi, legumes in our flour or batter doubles up its nutritional value and fibre content. The same can be done if you are fond of baking cakes and cookies. The more the number of different kinds of grains in your plate, the healthier it is.

For your sweet tooth

There is a great way of having your favourite ice-cream, make it with frozen fruits at home with no added sugar. Fruit with natural pulp like banana, mango, chikoo, coconut cream or papaya can be frozen in the refrigerator for few hours after which once you blend it in the blender it gets nice creamy ice-cream. You can also add berries, nuts or dark chocolate to enhance the flavour. Juicy fruits like orange, watermelon, sweetlime, kiwi can be great options for making popsicles once its juice is extracted. Also, instead of sugar laden thick shakes with artificial flavours and milk, adding fruits and yogurt can be a game-changer in your list healthy and guilt-free dessert or snacks.

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