Today’s increasingly fast-paced, hectic, lifestyle has seen the advent of various lifestyle disorders like Obesity (one of the commonest), Hypertension, Various hormonal disorders like Diabetes, Thyroid disorders, PCOS ( very common in teenage girls).
As the proverb says, ‘Prevention is better than cure’. Through various research studies and experiments, there is a good evidence that having a right balance of nutrition can help prevent these illnesses.
A Balanced nutritive diet consists of a proportionate amount of Vitamins, Minerals, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Nutrients and Water which helps in boosting one’s immune system as well as feeling healthier and energetic.
These individual food groups provide us with nutritive qualities by contributing through their unique characteristics. If consumed in equivalent proportions, it provides in maintaining a healthy equilibrium in the body.
For example, Proteins obtained from various sources like sprouts,milk, eggs, milk products, meat, fish, legumes etc help in body building and tissue repairing.
Following are a few pointers to help you stay healthy: