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How To Really Eat Healthy During Coronavirus Pandemic

Diet and COVID-19
Market intelligence company FMCG Gurus reported in April that 72 percent of shoppers across Europe now prefer more healthy food options because of their COVID-19 experience. Pixabay

Trying to eat healthier in this pandemic? Here are some tips that you should follow and keep in mind.

How To Eat Better During The Pandemic

The pandemic brought about by the coronavirus can be quite the stress-giver for many of us that are forced to stay inside our houses for an extended period of time. Even worse still is that that COVID-19 cases just continue to rise up. Combine that with the fear and anxiety of living through a pandemic, and you have yourself the perfect recipe for stress.

Thankfully, you can help relieve stress by eating healthily. But how do you even start? Here are some tips:

There’s no perfect diet

The very first thing to understand is that there’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to dieting. What you should know is that you have your own body with its own needs. That said, there are still some good health “outlines” you can follow.

Fruits and vegetables

This should come as no surprise since it’s the easiest, most natural way to help gain the nutrients that your body needs to function at its best. So opt for more vegetables and fruits in your diet, your body will thank you for it later. Frozen fruit is good too. And if you’re having trouble eating vegetables, season and roast them for they’ll taste significantly better.

 Have less processed food and sugar

This means cutting down on unhealthy foods such as cake, chocolate, breakfast cereals, junk food and soda. It may be hard at first, but it will be more natural the more you avoid them.

Get sufficient protein

Your body uses protein for different functions, such as muscle repair, so make sure you get them. For a starter list of good protein, opt for fish, chicken breast and tofu. Get used to reading food labels as well since they will serve as your guide to the amount of protein/nutrients you can get.

Make it easy

This means planning what you will eat for the day, removing the stress that usually comes with overthinking your meals.

Diet and COVID-19 Market intelligence company FMCG Gurus reported in April that 72 percent of shoppers across Europe now prefer more healthy food options because of their COVID-19 experience. Pixabay

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