How to create a Perfect Meal Plan for Yourself

By Tamanna     14-Jul 2019

How to create a Perfect Meal Plan for Yourself

Nowadays planning a meal plan or diet chart is getting hyped like ever before- all thanks to the internet! However, taking advice from the internet in terms of creating a perfect meal plan for yourself can lead to long-term health adversaries. So, do not rely on random or uncounted websites landing in front of you while searching to create a healthy meal plan. Always go through the sites that offer reliable and authentic sources. Before going any further let’s know what personalized diet plan is.

A personalized diet plan is a must. When you have a personalized diet plan laid out for you, it can help you to keep a track of your calorie intake and portion sizes. The meal plan should be interesting and effective which can be easily followed and leads to satisfaction.

So some of the tips to keep in mind while formulating the diet plan are:

  • Challenge yourself to eat different colors at each meal. Make sure that these colors can only be from vegetables, fruits, grains, and legumes. This helps you to include a variety of products in the diet besides giving numerous health benefits.
  • The diet must focus on whole grains to provide fiber and the right amount of dairy for the calcium intake.
  • One should make sure to not skip meals, especially the breakfast as it can lead to out of control hunger often resulting in overeating.
  • Make sure to add healthy snacks in between meals to control hunger, but snacking should not replace proper meals. Snacks which can be included are yogurt, dried fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds.
  • Cooking the right amount of meal makes it easier for the person to not overeat.
  • A wholesome nutritious lunch should be followed by a lighter dinner to avoid weight gain.
  • Prefer steamed, boiled, air fry over deep fried foods to avoid extra calorie intake and Trans fats.
  • To make your diet fulfilling combine protein with fiber at every meal especially when you are traveling as it is a must during travels.
  • Keep your diet plan interesting by picking out and including new foods you’ve never tried before in the diet.
  • If you have a sweet tooth. Indulge in a naturally sweet dessert dish! Serve a fruit parfait made with yogurt or for a hot dessert opt for baked apples and top with cinnamon.
  • Make a meal planner in advance, to keep a track of the meals and calories intake. Also, the meal planner helps with the grocery list to avoid unnecessary food items that add up in the cart.

 

Over to you
Just focus on healthy eating and avoid all the unnecessary food products. Make a journal for easy excess. Just remember you will reach your fitness and health goals if you eat healthily and exercise more!

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Nmami Life - Diet & Nutrition
Recipe Alert
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Beets have a lovely colour, taste and texture. But beets aren’t supposed to be smoked like eggplant. You need to boil them up before smoking, else they’re going to take forever in preparation. Here is our quick and easy guide for best smoked beets recipe

Nutritional Benefits

Beetroot provides you with fibre, iron, potassium, folate and Vitamin C which is good for skin and further act as an antioxidant. It can improve exercise performance, lower blood pressure and serve as a low calorie food. It can also improve digestion and help in weight management. Thyme is a Mediterranean herb and has been traditionally used to cure diarrhoea, stomach ache and sore throat.

Ingredients

2 small beets

Few sprigs of thyme

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 teaspoon lemon zest

Salt- as per taste

Calorie = 112 kcal
Protein = 2.8 grams
Carbohydrates = 14.8 grams
Fat = 4.7 grams
Recommended for- High Blood Pressure and Digestion
Course- Evening Snack

Method

Cut beets into thin slices

Put them in a saucepan, with some water. Boil until tender

Next, light your charcoal or barbecue fire

Take a large piece of foil and lay the beets in them. Brush a little olive oil and top with thyme and lemon zest.

Fold the foil and twist the ends together. Punch small holes in the foil with the help of a knife or fork.

Leave it to cook for 15-20 minutes.

Once cooked, allow it to cool and then discard the charred skin.

Toss with salt and pepper, and serve.

Over to you

Beetroot is a wonder vegetable with goodness of many nutrients. Smokey beets give the dish a distinctive taste along with the flavourful thyme herb. Do try it out!
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3) Highlights section in BIOS under Recipes
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Nmami Life - Diet & Nutrition
Myth of the Day
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Your safe bet- consult a nutritionist!
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