Having a healthy diet will provide enough substrates to produce the energy necessary for work, physical activity, and relaxation. Eating the correct nutrition can make you smarter because it gives your brain the nutritional support and helps you perform at the highest level. For college students and professionals being able to perform your best is an everyday necessity.
When we were in university, our diet was inconsistent and unorganised. Greasy takeaways and late night snacks was a common theme which didn't help with our health and wellbeing. At Wellness Wonders, we want to help students and professionals to have a healthy and consistent diet. We have put together top 5 factors that can help you improve your diet and help you succeed in your job and studies:-
Meal prepping is one idea that you are able to feed yourself or your family healthy and delicious meals each day while saving money, It also saves time, control portions and improves multitasking skills. Check out our quick recipes by clicking here.
Write a list that can help you organise your meal plans. We recommend to purchase a notebook, create a meal prep doc on your computer or smartphone and write down each meal to prepare for the week. That will help you generate a shopping list which should be written down. This will help you to avoid forgetting things while shopping.
Cooking at home contributes to healthier diets, reduces calorie consumption, saves money, home gives us more control over salt, fat, portion size etc. Also cooking with a friend, partner or family members can relieve stress by creating exciting and joyful conversations.
Keeping hydrated is crucial for health and well-being because it has a major effect on energy levels and brain function. It is commonly recommended to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day.
Whether it be loneliness, boredom, habit or poor balance of meals during the day, eating late at night has become routine for many and we've all been there. Studies show that late night eating can lead to weight gain which is associated with a host of chronic diseases. But by eating a well balanced and nutritious dinner or having healthy snacks available in your pantry can help you avoid eating late night snacks.