Dietary Guidelines For Working Women
Women are now placed in high positions at work, which means longer working hours. However, responsibility towards one’s family still remains the same, which possibly leads to neglect of oneself. Nevertheless, a woman can lead a healthy and happy lite, cope with her busy schedule and balance both, her family and work lite effectively, if only she follows these guidelines.
Drink Plenty Of Water
Drinking good amounts of water helps to stay hydrated. Dehydration leads to lethargy and tiredness, so carry a bottle of water along with you to your workplace and keep refilling it regularly.
Carry Healthy Snacks
In between snacks is very important to keep the body energetic and nourish the cells. But make sure you indulge in healthy snacks, such as dry fruits, vegetable sticks, whole fruits, cheese, dark chocolate, etc.
Avoid Processed Foods
Processed and packaged foods like chips, packed juices, and canned fruits have lots of sugars, salt and fat in them, which overburden your body hormonal levels and cause sudden spikes of blood sugar levels, which in the long-run may cause insulin resistance, I which is also responsible for PCOD, Type Il diabetes, obesity, etc.
EatA Healthy Breakfast
Firstly, never skip breakfast As you require tons of energy to kick-start your day, a healthy breakfast plays an important role in maintenance of your energy levels throughout the day. Ensure your breakfast menu covers all the five nutrients – carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals.
Eat Fresh Fruits And Veggies
Including at least two portions of whole fruits and three portions of vegetables (one portion should be raw) in your daily diet, will enrich your body with the required antioxidants that will fight with infective and inflammatory conditions, thus improving your immunity level and health.
Health Tip – Exercise Often
Working out for at least five days a week for about half an hour, will keep you fit and confident to run a successful career and family. So take out time for yourself and exercise. Just walking in the fresh air for about 30 minutes will do wonders for your body.