Healthy Diet

Fish Is Better than Supplements as a Source of Omega-3.

Fish dish - fish fillet in sauce and vegetables

As a source of Omega-3, eating fish is much better than taking a fish oil supplements.

By now, we all know that the Omega-3 is essential for our health. Since it is hard to eat fish every day, many people rely on Omega-3 supplements. However, researchers at University of Pennsylvania found that Omega-3 from fish is far superior to those of supplement.

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Processed Meat Will Kill You

Skewered shrimp, pineapple, chicken and assorted vegetables on a plate with curried rice.

Avoid processed meat as much as you can. Instead eat fish and chicken cooked at home.

OK, let me tell you the facts first. If you eat more than 40g (about 1.5 once) of processed meat daily, your chance of dying is 18% higher than those who don’t. If you think it is not high, then think again. If you have four friends (plus you), one of them will die due to eating processed meat, and it could be you.

Why is the processed meat so bad for the body? It contains all of the bad things that we should avoid. Here is the list of ingredients and bad things about it.

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Benefits Of a Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean dish with rocket, baby spinach,olives,cherry tomatoes,mushrooms,wallnuts,grilled fish, and fresh oregano

Cooking based on Mediterranean diet seems to improve your health and help you to lose weight. Mediterranean or not, always use fresh organic food, not processed ones.

Mediterranean diet has been known as a healthy menu for a while. There are hundreds of scientific studies published on this subject, but the most recent study published by a group of researchers associated with PREDIMED clearly showed the benefit of the Mediterranean diet.

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Another Important Factor in Diet: Timing

A Senior couple eating a healthy lunch

If you eat a healthy lunch which covers about a 40% daily calorie intake, you will have a much easier time to control your body weight.

When we talk about dieting, we think about what to eat and how many calories we should eat, but rarely talk about how to eat and when to eat. Several recent studies tell us that the timing of eating is also very important if you want to lose weight.

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Read the Food Label Carefully

A woman reading a food label

Read a food label carefully. You may be surprised by what you are eating!

Pre-packed food is now the fact of life and most of us eat them regularly. Most pre-packed foods come with Nutrition Facts, and you really need to read them. Here are a several things that you need to pay attention to.

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