How to prepare a healthy food pyramid chart

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To begin with, it is relevant to drink water, this is essential for life. Humans are formed by a 80% water and must constantly replenish it. Besides hydrating the body, water gives us iodine, a mineral that is essential for thyroid function and fluoride necessary for the formation of bones and teeth.

What about calories? They have carved a niche in our diet and in our customs and will be hard to banish, and there they are, undermining our pyramid unceremoniously.

Yet, there are “foods” that do not add more calories (in the best case), something like a roommate who only give us work without being compensated with pleasant company, or working on a task, or making that deal to work, nobody knows, or at least providing some good notes , nothing, just a mere task.

Approximately 35% of all cancer deaths are attributable to dietary factors. A diet rich in complex carbohydrates and fiber, source of fat which was made up primarily of monounsaturated fatty acids, like the Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, is associated with a low incidence of coronary heart disease.

How is the menu to create the best food pyramid chart? It’s easy:

  • For each type of food we know the amount that we consume daily. We begin with the first course of the meal, which should be the most caloric and, depending on them, share the other foods in other meals.
  • When it comes to legumes, have them divided in two or three days. They are very energetic; the second plate should be smaller. For example, it may be fish or egg, served with salad.
  • Another day, it can be rice, which allows a second meal with more calories, for example chicken or turkey. Forget about potatoes, especially because rice is a carbohydrate. If you do not want to repeat and go for a salad, you can add some fried vegetables (eggplant, zucchini, spinach, carrots, onion rings).
  • Finally, you can always consider eating pasta. This is not bad as many people think. Follow a smart pyramid chart and proceed by consuming enough protein, carbs and water.

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