Healthy nutrition in the winter

Healthy nutrition in the winter

In winter season our organism has a stress therefore we eat more, than it is necessary. Leaning on food, we receive excess calories of which it isn't so simple to get rid, considering decrease in mobility during this period. To avoid unpleasant consequences, it is necessary to approach drawing up the winter diet reasonably.

What measures take?

  • First of all, it is necessary to reduce fat consumption. The fatty meat should be excluded from a diet and to replace it with fast - a turkey, chicken meat, veal. During this period it is better to forget about any sausage goods.
  • The necessary charge of energy and the balanced food will provide vegetables in the winter. Beet, carrots, cabbage salads, pumpkin, garden radish dishes will supply an organism with useful substances and vitamins, but it is necessary to dress them not with mayonnaise, but a natural yoghourt or olive oil with lemon juice.
  • For maintenance of immunity it is important to use such fruit as bananas, a fig, prunes, raisin, dates, dried fruits compote is very useful. If there is a wish for some sweet, it is better to give preference to honey or raisin, these products make active a metabolism and are useful to heart and a liver.
  • Fractional food is useful for what will never allow to get fat if to eat small portions on 5 - 6 times a day, controlling the number of calories. Approximate caloric content of a winter diet shouldn't exceed 2000 kcal a day.
  • To increase resistance to seasonal infections, it is recommended to fill up a diet with products with the high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids: fat grades of a saltwater fish (mackerel, a halibut, a herring, a salmon), the nuts, sunflower seeds bean with addition of vegetable oils. It is also possible to take the pharmaceutical drugs with the content of fatty acids an omega - 3 and an omega - 6.
  • In the winter we lose a lot of moisture because of artificial heating, it affects the general health and a condition of integuments. To avoid dehydration, it is necessary to restore liquid loss by pure or mineral water. Norm for the adult - not less than 1.5 l of liquid a day.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team