Though you are not willing to diet, a few steps can ensure that your body remains fit and healthy. Of course, we all wish to dine in peace. We enjoy our meals the most when our mind is fully relaxed. But, it is indeed a wrong practice to switch on television while eating. The focus is sure to be on the screen and not on the plate. Without you realizing it, you will eat more than what your body truly require.
No doubt, a cozy table decked out in candlelight or a perch on a beach outdoors is the most delightful places to enjoy your food.
Ensure that you take time to chew the food properly in order to save yourself from digestive disorders. As you chew the food slowly, you can savor the flavor and reduce the risk of tummy woes. It is not a good idea to start your meal with a loaded plate of food. Start with one helping of whatever food you choose to have. Go for the second helping, if you really feel your stomach needs more.
It is advisable to enjoy a nice side salad before focusing on your plate of meal. Make sure that the salad contains shredded lettuce, a few cherry tomatoes, some sliced cucumber, grated carrots and a teaspoon of grated cheese. On top of it, you can add your favorite salad dressing. If you do not appreciate the concept of salads, go for healthy soups.
Given a choice, opt for victuals that have been roasted, grilled, broiled, boiled and poached. Try to avoid those that have been drowned in oil while being prepared. Fresh fruit juices are always beneficial to health. But the amount of sugar and other sweeteners added to it are not health-friendly elements. So, a wiser option is to grab a fresh fruit instead of water and lemon juice during meal time.