Preventing disease through food
Learn to evaluate the quality of your dishes because healthy eating is the main responsible for the body’s good performance.
Throughout history, food has been a source of disease prevention and treatment, that is, a good choice allows you to live a healthier life. Healthy eating has an influence on the mind, improving concentration and mood.
Healthy eating has the following benefits:
Disease prevention – Throughout history civilizations have used food as a preventive remedy for disease. Foods, such as broccoli and spinach, strengthen the immune system. Carrots and onions are rich in antioxidants, which helps slow the premature aging of cells. And many others that we will talk about.
Weight control – Dietary re-education should not consist of drastic and restrictive diets, but of balance and health.
Increase in good mood and humor – Eating with balance brings good mood to the body and mind to face the stress and problems of everyday life. There are some foods that are sources of serotonin, which in other words, improves happiness, such as chocolate.
Spinach, for example, has vitamin B and folic acid, two nutrients that act in the nervous system and help combat stress.
Strengthening the bones – we have talked about the importance of calcium. And minerals that, together with calcium, strengthen the bones, such as iron and magnesium. These minerals are present in some foods, such as salmon, sardines, milk and dairy products, spinach, oilseeds, and dark green vegetables.
Regulation of the body – Every organ needs nutrients to make our body work in the best way possible. A bad diet, presents a “heavy invoice”, sooner or later, through diseases, weight gain or loss, nutritional deficit, slow metabolism.