Nutrition Hacks To Maintain a Balanced Diet
Nutrition Hacks To Maintain a Balanced Diet
What is a balanced diet? Is it a specific ratio of protein, carbohydrates, and other nutrients in a diet?

Yes, it is. But this statement is not quite right. A balanced diet is not a determined ratio of nutrients but an adequate ratio of nutrients that depends from person to person. It varies according to season, region, and body’s needs and health conditions. A balanced diet may even vary on a daily or weekly basis.


If this is the case, then how does anyone make sure that they are eating a balanced diet?


Well, this is where nutritionists step in. They assess your health conditions and help design a perfect meal plan for you. But, even without a nutritionist/dietician in India, you can follow some fundamental principles and ensure that your body is getting all the essential nutrients.


Let’s have a look at these nutrition hacks.


  • Healthy Eating Hacks To Maintain a Balanced Diet
  • Use chutneys, dips, and pickles to make your food more palatable and acceptable. When food looks appetizing, enzymes develop better in your body, and your food digests easily, automatically leading to the better absorption of all the nutrients.   
  • Make your meal more nutritious by following the water principle. Do not drink water before, in-between, or after taking the meals. If you feel thirsty, drink buttermilk. It is not only one of the best drinks for digestion but also an excellent alternative to water.
  • Knead your dough with vegetables like grated lauki, malai, or chenna water. It will make your chapatis more nutritious and delicious.
  • Prefer fresh Chakki Atta over Roller Mill Atta. The process of rolling tends to kill the nutrients of the flour. Continue reading