How can i get enough nutrients without consuming too many calories? |Paras Bliss Hospital

How can I get Enough Nutrients Without Consuming too Many Calories?

How can I get Enough Nutrients Without Consuming too Many Calories?

Nutrient-rich (or nutrient-dense) foods contain a lot of vitamins and minerals and few calories. They also are low in sugar, sodium, starches, and bad fats. Your body needs vitamins and minerals, known as micronutrients. They nourish your body and help keep you healthy.

We all know that what you eat is very important. But what about, when you eat?

Signs you need more Vitamin A

  • Dry eyes
  • Blindness at night
  • Scaling, dry skin
  • Diarrhea

Carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, or tuna- grab them. This vitamin encourages healthy cell production to heal the wounds, boost immune system, and strengthen your vision.

Signs you need more Vitamin C

This antioxidant protects against diseases such as heart attacks, cancer and asthma. Orange, lemon, strawberry and papaya, kiwi, bell pepper, amla etc can be taken , this will never give you calories.

Signs you need more Vitamin D

  • Softened bones
  • Susceptibility to infectious diseases like the flu

This can be found only in eggs, so prefer having it without the yolk to decrease the calorie content, mushrooms

Signs you need more Calcium

  • Fatigue
  • Frequent muscle cramps
  • Prolonged abnormal appetite
  • Development of osteoporosis

Calcium is need for bone strengthening and teeth and helps in blood clotting.

Signs you need more protein. Boiled chicken with black pepper and will give lot of protein nutrient but won’t be giving you any calorie to gain weight.

  • Hair that falls out
  • Thinning hair
  • Sore muscles
  • Constantly getting sick
  • Muscle loss

Signs you need Fibre

  • Constipation
  • Constant hunger

Signs you need Iron

  • Pale skin
  • Always feeling cold
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches

Iron—it’s the mineral that allows our cells to retain oxygen and keep our blood circulating.  Spinach, legumes, soyabeans, lentils and much given iron.

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