It is essential to think of your body like a luxury car; you wouldn’t put regular gas in it. You’d splurge to make sure you’d use premium gas to increase your car’s efficiency – the same way you have to put premium food into your bodies.
After countless hours of research here are trends that I believe we are going to see a lot more. This blog post is a brief description of each, and I will go into depth once a week.
Intermittent Fasting is one of the newest trends when it comes to dieting. If you want to shed that extra weight and have a healthier lifestyle/relationship to food intermittent fasting is a great solution. Conventionally speaking it is not a diet; it is an eating pattern. Intermittent Fasting is a pattern/combination that cycles between eating and fasting.
A ketogenic (keto) diet is a very low-carb diet, which can help you burn fat more effectively. A keto diet has benefits for weight loss, health and performance. On this diet, your entire body switches its fuel supply to run mostly on fat, burning fat. It’s great if you’re trying to lose weight, but there are also other less obvious benefits, such as less hunger and a steady supply of energy, keeping you alert and focused.
Oat milk is a popular dairy-free, vegan milk substitute that is becoming incredibly popular. Oat milk is an excellent choice for people with allergies because it’s naturally free of lactose, nuts, soy, and gluten. Not to mention, it’s delicious and benefit’s bone and heart health. It’s made by soaking and blending oats with water and then straining them through a cheesecloth to separate the milk from the oats. It’s important to note that oat milk isn’t as nutritious as having the whole oat; however, store-bought oat milk has with nutrients added in like calcium, potassium, iron and vitamin A & D.
Cutting Back on Alcohol
Dry January was a lot more popular than ever before. People are starting to take a hard look at their life choices and realize that alcohol adversely affects your health. Cutting back on alcohol is proven to result in better sleep, increased energy and weight loss. Alcohol consumption negatively impacts your brain, heart, liver, pancreas, and increases your susceptibility to cancer.
The Mediterranean diet came out on top in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking. A traditional Mediterranean diet consisting of large quantities of fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, fish and olive oil. When coupled with physical activity it can reduce your risk of severe mental and physical health problems. It’s also ranked well for being a heart-healthy alternative, and the best for healthy eating.
What is right for you is consistently changing. With experts discovering new insights into nutrition and what our bodies need. It’s hard to trust what is required to run our bodies like an efficient machine. But the trends mentioned above are what people are following in 2019.