The right food habits are not only confined to yoga. In this time and day, it is important that we eat in a way that will help our health. Being fit is not merely about working out or doing yoga; it’s also about eating right. Many people embrace yoga since it helps them in all aspects of their life. This is the reason that surf and yoga retreats are becoming ever so popular since people prefer to have more meaningful vacations than a typical sightseeing holiday.
Here are a few things to know about your eating habits as a yogi
Yoga Food Myths – Food habits, the yoga way
Observe your diet
Check your current diet and count your calories. Make sure you have enough time to work on those calories, if not then eat something less fattening. A few minutes of basic yoga asana will help burn those extra calories.
Green leafy veggies are a must
Add green leafy vegetables to your diet, they are a great source of protein, calcium, iron, and fiber. They are also easy to cook and is appetizing.
Drink (enough) water
As you already know drinking enough water is important to detoxify your system. However, avoid drinking water during meals as it slows the digestion of your food.
Add proteins to your diet
Proteins are essential for your diet. Foods such as spinach, broccoli, soybeans, and lentils are high in proteins. Dairy foods that are low fat are also a good source of proteins.
Avoid fast food and soft drinks
Fast food may taste good but it does a lot of harm to your body. There’s a lot of unhealthy fats in fast food, which is best avoided at all times. Avoid carbonated drinks since they have a high sugar content, which can lead to diabetes, obesity and tooth decay.
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