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A nutrition expert told how often we should eat to look better.

Как часто мы должны есть, чтобы выглядеть лучше

Nutrition (physiological act) - maintaining human life and health through food - the process of absorbing food by living organisms to maintain the normal course of physiological processes of vital activity, in particular, to replenish energy reserves and implement growth and development processes. Animals and other heterotrophic organisms must eat to survive; their diet and the absorption of nutrients depends on the biological class to which they belong. In humans and animals, food is a common daily activity.

Healthy nutrition is nutrition that ensures the growth, normal development and vital activity of a person, contributing to the improvement of his health and the prevention of diseases. Adherence to healthy eating in combination with regular exercise reduces the risk of chronic diseases and disorders such as obesity, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure and cancer. Modern science conducts numerous studies to optimize the diet for the prevention of major chronic diseases.

For many of us, the word diet sounds like a punishment that makes it impossible for us to enjoy our favorite snacks and eat healthy food. But it is not so. Michelle Adams-Arent , a nutrition and sports consultant, says that diet is not so much a limitation of one’s diet as it is properly distributed throughout the day.

We publish the "secret" of nutrition, which will help you get rid of excess weight without the mental suffering of tasty cookies and cakes.

How often should you eat?

Как часто мы должны есть, чтобы выглядеть лучше

Different diets have different fads: give up fried, do not eat sweets, eat only protein, or even switch to some vegetables. All this in most cases hurts us, if not physically, then mentally. In fact, it’s not so important how much we eat; more important is when we do it.

Our body is designed so that in a certain time it absorbs some amount of food or energy. And all that we have not spent (not learned), peacefully stored "in the sides." But if you feed the body in portions that will be fully assimilated, then there will be nothing to stock up. And in fact, you can eat whatever you want (within reason, of course).

“Six meals a day is much better for losing weight than the standard three, no matter how strange it may sound,” says Michel.

Look, when we eat every few hours in small portions, we get a lot more wholesome from food and also lose weight. Nevertheless, the quality of food is still important: if you eat six hamburgers a day, then you definitely will not become healthier. Do not forget to eat healthy foods, such as vegetables or fruits.

If you are accustomed to counting each component in your dinner, then we have prepared for you a small table that will help you count the number of calories, proteins, fats and carbohydrates that you should eat per day just to stay in “shape”.

To find out, for example, how many calories you need to get per day, you need to multiply your weight by 25 (if you are a woman) or 28 (if you are a man). But it should be said that this is the minimum number of calories if we are lying on the couch and do nothing.

“There is nothing fundamentally new about this,” says Michel. Most people just do not understand how you can look better and eat what you want. Therefore, they torture themselves with "strange" diets or refuse to eat at all. Yes, you sometimes have to fight the temptation not to eat an extra cake, but you definitely won't be hungry.

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