Creating a fun and healthy diet during this quarantine

The COVID-19 pandemic means that many of us are staying at home and doing less in terms of social interactions and exercise. This can have a negative effect on your physical and mental health. 

Cooking can help kids work on fine motor function, practice their math and learn important life skills for the future. Their investment in making the meals may encourage them to try new, healthy dishes too!

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Prepping wholesome meals: From dull dinners to fun, easy food for the whole family Sensible snacks and sweets during quarantine
What’s to be done? Let’s get started with those universal principles: 
1. Good eating doesn’t have to be nuanced or contain a lot of unfamiliar ingredients. 

2. To get some decent nutrients from your meals, you don’t have to be a chef or have expensive kitchen gear. 

3. There are many imaginative ways to not only make healthy food tasty, but enjoyable! 

4. The route of least resistance is balanced eating, meaning, for the most part, it’s super easy to do until you get the hang of it.

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You want to eat food as close to its natural state as possible in order to get the most nutritious benefit. Ideally, this ensures that in most, if not all, of your meals, new vegetables and fruits will play a major part. Add nuts, grains , beans and moderate quantities of dairy products, fruit, fish, and seafood after that. It also suggests eliminating foods that are heavily refined, such as bleached rice, refined sugar, and processed oils.

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Drink plenty of water during the day to help with digestion, and limit or prevent caffeinated, high sugar and alcoholic drinks. Keeping the body well hydrated makes it easier for the systems in the body to function more effectively. 

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Start tiny if this sounds daunting. Making one small adjustment every week, such as lowering sugar or consuming more water or adding a new salad every day to your menu. Eat a slice of fruit or, better still, make a tasty fruit smoothie instead of snacking on chips.
Yes, without trying to make drastic adjustments to your diet, I know life is complicated enough. If you take small measures, though, you’ll be surprised by how much better you feel, especially understanding that your immune system is improved by improving your health. Not only does this secure you, but it also provides another degree of confidentiality for you and others who come into contact with you.