One of the most important elements of healthy and balanced nutrition is eating less and frequent. We should eat something in about 3-4 hours intervals during the day. This means 5-6 meals in a day. It is ideal to consume 3 main meals and 2-3 snack meals in a day to provide healthy nutrition and weight control. Feeding at frequent intervals, avoid too much eating. It delay hunger. Thus facilitating more controlled feeding on the next main meal.
Adequate and balanced nutrition should be applied at all meals. Meals should be balanced in terms of protein, carbohydrate and fat.
Healthy Snack Recommendations
Fruits: In slimming diets, fruit is first to come to mind as a snack. Season fruits can be consumed as a snack, provided that you pay attention to the portion.
Milk and Milk Products: Milk, yoghurt, buttermilk etc. have a balanced structure of protein and carbohydrates. For this reason, it can be a healthy snack alternative.
Greasy Nuts: Walnuts, almonds, cashew nuts can be preferred in terms of healthy oils. Recommended that the portions be limited to 12 nuts, almonds, kaju and 2-3 walnuts.
Mixed Snack Recommendations
- Whole grain bread and cheese
- Whole wheat grissini and buttermilk
- Yoghurt and fruit
- A few raw vegetables
- Fruit and greasy nuts
- Dried fruit and greasy nuts
Eating healthy and losing weight depends on regular meal preferences. Let’s not forget that there is no spare part of our body. We should take good care of our bodies.