Healthy lifestyle and nutrition – we hear it all the time! A lot of talk about the need to lead a healthy life; adopt healthy habits and do something to reduce the risks to your health. Less or more, we all know what that means. At first of all running or any other physical activity burns calories and therefore contributes to health. Maybe there won’t be progress in the beginning. Nevertheless don’t let that discourage you, because every new beginning is difficult. So you have to be persistent in everything. Every healthy habits gradually introduced. Both will keep longer and eventually all the way and adopt. To become a part of life.
Reduce cholesterol and improve lifestyle
Dietary modification is basis lowering harmful (LDL) and total cholesterol (TC). Thereby lowering the risks for cardiovascular disease. And it is the high cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood culprits for the greatest number of diseases of modern man. This does not mean that one should give up all fatty foods. But you should choose those that are not saturated fats. Therefore, these are primarily: fatty meats, poultry skin, coconut, full-fat dairy products, and palm oil. Trans-fatty acids and saturated fats increase blood cholesterol levels. In an article of food for runners already said that sturdy margarine obtained from hydrogenated vegetable oil or fat raises the level of LDL cholesterol. You can find it in many snack foods, biscuits and crackers.
Diet low in saturated fat is a good way to start a healthy lifestyle
This type of diet affects your health in next ways:
- Lowers LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol TC,
- Therefore, improves blood circulation,
- Lowers the risk of arteriosclerosis and other changes in the blood vessels.
The diet should include more foods that contain good fats. Bad fats are not harmful in small amounts (1 egg per day, 2 ounces of milk, etc.), But you should take care that they are not exaggerating. When choosing an oil rich in Omega should always give priority to a cold pressed oil. It is not thermally processed and has not lost its healthy ingredients. If you think you do not get enough good fats, there are nutritional supplements with Omega 3, fish or plant origin, which will help to replenish the good fats.
It’s never too late to start taking care of your health. It is better to think about it more than your doctor. Especially relevant is the facts that prevention is the best defense. If you reduce the risks to your health by changing diet. Probably you can expect a positive impact on your health, and thus on the run.
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