Depending on the phase of life, men and you have different nutritional needs. Of men, the nutritional needs tend to be stable while you're more unique due to changes in the physiological functions of the body with increasing age and the specific conditions you experience, such as the menstrual period, pregnancy, breastfeeding, up to the menopause stage.
It's not to mention the faced challenges if you're a working mother. In the midst of busy life, you're required to pay attention to intake and stamina to be able to balance the tasks in the office and at home.
Well, a good nutrition will certainly support your health fully, and what equally important is giving birth to the next generation of quality.
You're expected to pay attention to diet at every phase of life with amount, type, and schedule.
Amount is tailored to your needs of calories at any stage of phase of life without forgetting sex, nutritional status, age, physical activity, and special conditions. The calories needed by office worker is different than the housewife or athlete.
In terms of type, eat the balanced nutrient composition. The need for complex carbohydrates, such as whole grains, and their products with the intact cuticle, such as wheat bread, have the ranks with the highest portion.
Then are the vegetables and fruit, and finally is protein. Meanwhile, fat, oil, or sugar is only needed by the body a little. Needs of macronutrients, micronutrients, fiber, and water must also be met. The balanced composition of nutrient that must be fulfilled, namely 55 percent of carbohydrates, 30 percent of protein, and 15 percent of fat.
Meal schedules are three larger meals and three snacks. Snack should be a fruit or gelatin containing fibers. On the condition of any weight loss diet should still be met that schedule, but what to be reduced is a meal portion.
For that, eat on time.
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