Choosing A Diet Plan
How To Choose A Healthy Diet: There are so many diets that go with individual requirements that first it is essential to know what the different kinds of diet are and then choose accordingly to suit our individual needs, it is important to have tailor made diet program. A good diet plan based on what are nutritional requirements are should be cut out and followed should be followed daily and system to reap good results. A diet plan as will not show any results if followed only for a day or two; or if one follows it in a vacillating manner it may show some results but not optimum results, so taking the trouble for a day or two and then feeling guilty for it later is worse than going through the pain of self control which ultimately reaps the best result.
A diet plan depends upon nutritional requirements, age, height, weight, daily activities, sexual activity, stress levels, illness allergies, food tolerance ( intolerance to certain foods )and the calorie requirement of course. etc. A good diet plan will help us to live our life in a way that we can enjoy our life and live it to the fullest, setting a diet menu which is well balanced and one that is manageable in terms of time, money, individual requirement and focus and the will power to fall it diligently. Before setting any diet plan it is mandatory to consult a dietician, in order to avoid long term health complications. The main reasons why people like to adopt a diet regime is either to lose weight or to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The low calorie diet is not set on too many regulations, but it does entail taking in less calories than what an individual used to take before; so if a person would take in 2000 to 2400 calories the n he or she must take 1500 to 1800 calories a day what a person eats while following a low calories does not matter as far as the menu in the course of the day does not exceed the recommended guidelines also keeping in mind that the food is equipped with the essential nutrients to maintain the individual requirements.
A high nutrient - dense meal is always low in calories. The food we eat should have the right calorie count , and the diet we plan must have sufficient calories according to the individual requirement of each person depending on his/her weight and the activity level, it gets easier to chalk out a good diet plan required for each person individually if he/she knows how many calories are being taken in the course of the day. A good diet plan as mentioned before is an accurate combination of all the food groups in correct portions and it is always good to remember that all nutrient dense foods ( food which contains all the important nutrients) are low in calorie count whereas the low nutrient dense foods ( junk food like candy , fried potato, etc.. which contains very little vitamin) are high in calorie level . The first thing about a good diet is that it should relax the mind, maintain the weight of our body, increase our muscle performance , gives us better capacity to work out , regulates our emotions and decreases our lipid levels, such as triglycerides, cholesterol etc. An important factor is that earlier when people spoke about diet it was only referred to as a weight loss program however over the years with extensive studies and research, it has now been understood that there are various kinds of diets meant for various reasons , while some like to lose weight in a healthy manner , other follow a diet for weight gain , some follow a diet to recuperate from illnesses, others do it to combat certain diseases and for some following a special diet is a matter of religious consciousness.
Examples Of High Nutrient-Dense Meal And Low Nutrient-Dense Meal:
A high nutrient-dense lunch would look something like this:
Whole wheat bread; baked Turkey meat; 1 cup of herbed brown rice; 1 tsp mayonnaise; steamed carrots and beans; baked Broccoli; spinach puree.
A low nutrient-dense lunch would look something like this:
Ham burger; french fries; aerated drinks.
Types Of Diets