Nutrition in Your 20s
You're working your first real job, making new friends,getting married, maybe even starting a family. Your life is a whirlwind, which means healthy eating is the first thing to go. To conquer your biggest diet dilemmas:
Make fast food healthy. â€” Choose whole wheat subs , grilled chicken ,steamed momos etc instead of total junk Include whole wheat pasta, instant brown rice, oats for healthier options
Drink to your health. Include non sweetened drinks,soups,coconot water ,buttermilk to stay hydrated
Key Nutrients You Need Now
Protein: Thanks to chronic dieting, skipped meals, you are falling short in protein intake Protein helps keep you full and provides the building blocks so you can make and keep calorie-burning muscle. we need 60 to 70 grams of protein a day. Include Chicken , fish, eggs, beans, tofu, lentils and low-fat dairy.
Potassium: Your muscles and heart need it to function properly. But most women in their 20s get less than half the recommended amount. Add 5-6 servings of fruit & vegetables to provides all the potassium you need.
Omega-3 fats: They may boost the level of serotonin, a feel-good chemical in your brain â€” good news, since women are particularly susceptible to depression in their 20s. Salmon and tuna are the best source, but you can also get your fill from walnuts, ground flaxseed, and canola oil.
What to Eat in Your 20s
Wonder Food-: Chia Seeds â€“ Its rich in-
Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids Protein Fiber Calcium Magnesium Iron Vitamin C Antioxidants
Due to The High Fiber and Protein Content, Chia Seeds Should be Able to Help You Lose Weight
Chia Seeds Can Improve Exercise Performance as Much as a Sports Drink
Include 2 Tablespoon in your diet daily