Healthy Eating Tips from Around the World

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Healthy eating tips from around the world - When we're on vacation another country, the easiest way to get acquainted with the local culture is by tasting the food. Beyond expectations, there are some countries that have been very healthy eating habits.

Probably, some of this tips and types of food is not match to your taste, but it never hurts to know some of them.

Here's some healthy eating tips from various countries

Eat plenty of whole grains, vegetables and fruits in China and Greece.

In many countries, vegetables and fruit only serve as a complement to a meal. However, unlike the case with China and Greece. In Greece, vegetables and fruits are considered as a main dish, not even a little cake made of vegetables and fruits as the main seasoning.

According to the study, three or more servings of grain and vegetables and fruits every day can reduce the risk of stroke, heart disease and some types of cancer.

Enjoy your meal, in Italy, France, Spain, Greece and Japan.

In these countries, a highly valued food. In Italy for example, to spend a plate of pizza, they could spend up to nearly an hour. In Greece, they eat very slowly, with a regular time each day, and performed at places they think are really comfortable, so it does not in any place or even while standing.

eating tips from around the world

Meanwhile, for the French and Spanish, eating is a time to gather with family and friends. Yes, a meal can strengthen the relationship. When eating in a calm and happy, then the body will be able to process food quickly.

Control your portions, in France and Japan

The average French person ate 25% less than Americans. In Japan, the food usually served in small pieces and also in the bowl / plate a little, do not use the width of the plate as in most other states.

Okinawan community even has custom called "hara hachi bu" or "8 out of 10".  That is, citizens of Okinawa will stop eating when they feel their stomachs were filled 80%, or before it is completely full.

Eat a variety of fresh foods in Italy, France, Greece, Japan, and Indonesia.

Research shows that fresh food provides plenty of fiber, fewer calories, the good cholesterol, and low in salt and sugar. That's why the last few years a trend called "Raw Food Revolution" became popular in many countries.


Spice up your plate in India, China, Thailand, Indonesia

The presence of spices in a dish can double the deliciousness. In addition to flavor, spices are also known for low-calorie and fat-free. Several kinds of spices such as garlic, thyme, rosemary, cinnamon, cloves and turmeric as well has properties to fight various diseases and reduce levels of bad cholesterol in the body.

That's five healthy eating tips around the world. What do you think? Please feel free to leave a comment.


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