We should aware of the ways of practising good eating habits. Working out a daily meal routine, focusing on our food, eat a balanced diet, choose a appropriate diet according to the daily requirement and wisely choosing the type of food we eat are the ways that can help us develop healthier eating habits.
Firstly, we should keep to a meal routine. We should try to eat at roughly the same times each day, whether it is two or five times each day. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are compulsory. People who eat breakfast are less likely to snack in the evening. If we create a regular routine it will help our body to learn when our next meal is due and prevent us from getting too hungry between meals. We should keep to the same pattern of eating every day. We should pick a pattern that fits in with our own daily routine and stick to it. In the meal routine we are ought to try planning when we intend to eat and check at the end of the day if we have achieved this.
Next, we should concentrate on our food when we are eating. Focusing on our food will help us to control our portion size. It has been proven that we are more likely to consume more calories while watching television which distract our concentration on food. If we eat while doing something else, such as walking and talking, it is easy to eat much than we realize. Thus, we should eat our meal at the table because it will help us to focus on the amount of food we eat. Besides, we should eat slowly. It takes 20 minutes for our body to receive message on how much food we have eaten and how full we are. We should stop eating when we are full no matter how much food is left on the plate. This can prevent us from over eating. We should not eat while walking. We should wait until we get the destination and take time to concentrate on what we are eating.
Besides, we should eat a balanced diet base on the food guide pyramid. A balanced diet consists of the major nutrients which include carbohydrates, proteins,...