Healthy diet contributes to a healthy mind and body.
KATHMANDU: The COVID-19 health crisis has increased people’s stress levels resulting to irregular sleeping pattern, bad food habits affecting both physical and mental health.
According to experts the food people eat is the most contributing factor to develop a strong and holistic immune system.
However, people tend to become more concerned about the quality and nature of food they consume.
Below are some suggestions for healthy eating:
Prioritizing home-cooked food
The coronavirus pandemic has been instrumental in catalyzing a change concerning people’s health. People have been forced to recognize the importance of eating right.
Therefore, the best way is to go for healthy home-cooked meal that is free from preservatives and extra salts. Make sure to use fresh oil and ingredients
Consume plenty of vegetables and fruits
Healthy diet contributes to a healthy mind and body. People have started to adopt a nutrient-rich diet consisting of fruits and green vegetables.
Junk, canned and processed foods can be detrimental to people’s health. Therefore, it is important to consume foods that are rich in vitamin C and E as these vitamins helps the body to fight infection and also reduce the risk of other ailments.
Go for a balanced diet
People have also become more diet-conscious and are appreciative of practicing a well-balanced and healthy lifestyle.
A balanced diet with necessary nutrients is the best possible choice as it acts as a great source of energy for the body and provides essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
Therefore, consuming a mix of fresh fruits, green leafy vegetables and salads offers our body a peace of mind.
(With inputs from Agencies)