For many people these days, life is full of hectic schedules and of course, most of us have some time reserved for our personal chores as well. Going to work, partying with friends and family and many other things are part and parcel of the lives of many people these days and these things, do not bring about any negative effect on our lives. But, there is one thing that is overlooked and that too it has great impact on our lives. Yes, the foods we consume. Are they safe?
In many countries, there are certain rules with respect to food production and there are some standards to be passed by foods before they enter the market. But, are such standards followed in the foods that hit the market in India? No, many unsafe products are hitting the market and even though, there are rules for some foods, they reach the market by breaking the rules, thereby making the end users prays for the ill-effects.
What to do?
Many foods, even fruits and vegetables are contaminated with pesticides and fertilizers these days. So, the best thing one can do to protect himself and his family members is to choose organic foods. These are safe alternatives, wherein natural methods are followed by farmers for controlling pests. Even though, these natural foods cost more, they can bring a wide range of positive effects on the health like those mentioned below:
The healthy way to begin the day is to have an organic banana and oats. Organic stores generally have oats and the great thing about this natural food is that it will release energy at a slower pace, but steadily, as against providing the users with the sudden big energy boost for a few hours. Another benefit associated with this eatable is that it will help in controlling blood sugar level and it will also keep the mood stable. When it comes to banana, it will provide the right hormones needed for better functioning in the entire day and it will also assist in good night sleep.
This is of course, the second meal of the day and when lentils and green vegetables are added to the diet for lunch, they will help in mood enhancement and will not make people to feel sluggish after completion of lunch. For instance, spinach is known for its anti-depressant qualities and it is rich in vitamin B. Lentils are rich in complex carbohydrates and it will also enhance the production of feel good hormones in the body.
When it comes to non-vegans, they can opt for turkey breasts and chicken, which are known to be healthy and they can induce good sleep as well. Even, homemade chocolates can be healthy for dinner as they are known for aphrodisiac properties to help in healthy lovemaking for adults.
In the present fast-paced world, diseases are also spreading at a faster pace and so to stay healthy, it is important that individuals should follow a healthy lifestyle.