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What Are Healthy Food Recipes?

Author : Haresh Bhoot

When we think of healthy food; we may visualize basket of fresh fruits or lush green vegetables or a cup of milk with cereals or even hard boiled eggs!
Healthy food is a dynamic concept as what is healthy for one person may not be so healthy for other. It dependence upon various factors like age, health status, diseases and allergies. Being active, Kids need more carbohydrates and sugars as a constant supply of energy through out the day but same carbohydrates may not be suitable for a diabetic.
For general purpose well balanced diet with lots of fruits, vegetables, multigrain with moderate amount of dairy, poultry, seafood, pulses, legumes, nuts, lean meat and small amounts of fats, oils and sugar will be suitable for general population.
Concept of Healthy food recipes takes into consideration the varied dietary needs of people of different stages of life, health status and disease conditions.
If you are trying to loose weight then recipes low in saturated fats, low in sugars and high in whole grain and fresh fruits and vegetables will be healthy recipes for you.
If you are a diabetic then low calorie, low sugar, low fat recipes with high protein and whole grain and fruit and vegetables will be suitable for you.
When having hypertension and high cholesterol then low sodium, low saturated fat recipes will be healthy recipes.
When suffering from allergies most healthy recipes will be gluten free, lactose free, egg free recipes is a choice for you depending upon your allergy.
Heart disease suffers will benefit more with heart friendly, low saturated fat, high fiber recipes.
During Pregnancy and lactation mothers increase bodily demand for calcium, protein and Iron will benefit most with healthy pregnancy recipes and lactation friendly recipes.
For someone suffering from constipation, high fiber recipes will be the healthy choice.
For cancer prevention and control, recipes full of fresh fruit vegetables, high fiber and no meat will be the healthy recipes choice.
As for Gout diet low protein recipes will be the healthy choice for reducing uric acid levels.
For growing kids, breakfast of eggs and milk shakes and meals full of high calcium and high protein recipes will be the healthy choice.
Thus healthy food recipes are those which provide suitable nutrition to you, depending upon your needs.
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