Be careful of what you buy in the grocery store. An attractive food package and expensive price does not necessarily mean that it is healthy. Famous product endorsers can be very convincing.
But you should not believe everything you see and hear from them.
It is best that you have your own knowledge of what is good for you. Eat whole foods. Whole foods are healthy since its natural compositions are intact.
It is not refined nor processed. It does not consist additional chemicals like preservatives, flavorings, and other ingredients. Eat whole foods by including fresh vegetables and fruits to every meal.
The best and healthiest way of preparing poultry is to remove the visible skin and fats prior to cooking. Roast, bake, or broil poultry instead of deep frying to prevent oil absorption. Among the parts, the chicken breasts contain high protein and low fat which make it the better choice cuts.
Have brighter and healthier eyes.
Eat foods rich with vitamins A, C, E, beta-carotene, and lutein. These are all antioxidants that can decrease your risk of eye problems. Especially the age-related macular degeneration which can cause blindness as you grow old.
These can all be taken from green leafy vegetables. Eat steamed oysters. Oysters are high in zinc that is needed for the cells production and tissues repair.
Zinc enhances the immune and reproductive system. Zinc can also be found in other foods such as pork and beef. Eat more fish.
White fish is low in fat.
And oily fish is high in omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil). Fish oil is unsaturated oil that cannot be found in other food sources. It will help the body to fight cholesterol and maintain a healthy heart function.
Eat flaxseeds. Omega 3 fatty acid eliminates cholesterol. However for those people who do not like oily fish, you can substitute with Flaxseeds instead.
Flaxseeds is composed of Omega 3 fatty acid that is available in many nutrition stores. You can take this weekly as your food supplement. Find out if you have food allergy.
You have to change your diet and your nutritional intake.
By eliminating the triggering foods, you might have to supplement the lost nutrients. Although diet modifications are a must, but you still have to observe a well-balanced diet to maintain a healthy body without the allergy triggering foods. It is well known that food allergens such as milk, soy, peanuts, eggs, and seafood cause sneezing, itchiness, hives, and swelling.
Stay away from these as much as possible. Sometimes the food allergens are your favorite foods. Which could be more difficult for you to get rid of.
Try to condition your mind that foods and additives that can trigger your allergies are not edible. This way, you can gradually avoid temptation of eating or tasting bits. Learn to sustain what you already achieved.
Having a healthy and proper diet is already difficult.
Say no to anything that will cause you harm such as eating bad food, doing stressful events, losing sleep over something, taking alcohol, and any other stressful things that will only lead to an unhealthy lifestyle. Avoid alcohol. Because red wine is good for the heart due to its resveratrol content, you still have to limit alcohol intake since too much of it can damage organ and health such as liver problems, heart weakening, feelings of tiredness, and loss of sleep.
You can choose to stop drinking entirely and take resveratrol supplements instead. Water is vital to sustain a healthy life. It is recommended to drink at least 8 ounces of 8 glasses of water every day.