How to start the new year on the right foot, healthy

For many people among whom I include myself, the year begins when the day of Kings ends, not as the calendar marks us on January 1. In fact, it is common that just after the day of Kings, we are thinking about the wishes and purposes that for the new year we ask at the time of toast for the new year.

Yes, the new year begins full of purpose and good intentions always to change better especially in terms of health is concerned, but often not achieved.

Tips to live healthy in the new year

Here are some of the purposes that are not usually lacking: stop smoking, make a healthy and balanced diet, lose weight, lead a healthier life, play sports, avoid sedentary lifestyle, find time for leisure, avoid stress ...

If among your purposes is to lead a healthier life, we must also include a healthy and balanced diet in which you should not miss the daily practice of physical exercise in a moderate way , walk at least 30 minutes a day and at the pace that each person can carry and drink at least 2 liters of water a day.

If before your Christmas your diet was correct, we mean acceptably healthy, you just have to go back to it and gradually abandon those extra kilos if you have won any.

In case you only need or want to free your body of the Christmas excesses with which we have been accumulating toxins, do for a day or two a detox diet can also come in handy. Detox diets are precisely to eliminate toxins, and a useful option is to choose or make delicious detox recipes which can be very useful in this regard.

To recover the healthy routines that we have lost in those days we must start by recovering the meal times, moderating the rations, and planning the food we go to eat every day without improvising, taking into account the foods that will be good for us, as well as the quantity and variety.


It can help us a lot to go shopping with the diet designed for each day of the week. Look for low-calorie diets in which at least consume 1500 calories a day, consume fewer calories than we actually spend.

The foods that we include in our hypocaloric diet should contain carbohydrates, proteins, good fats, minerals and vitamins.

In addition to the nutrients that we have mentioned, they are rich in fiber, which will help us to function properly in intestinal transit.

Therefore we must not forget to include in the shopping cart such wonderful and nutritious foods as fruits, vegetables and especially of green leaves, whole grains, brown rice, wholemeal pasta, legumes, nuts, seeds, eggs, dairy products, bread, white meats, blue fish and white fish.

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With all these foods we can form a hypocaloric diet in which on the one hand we can put vegetables or fruits, and on the other, accompany it with proteins and carbohydrates, with which we can make many healthy combinations.


We must not forget the liquids since they will help us to cleanse and purify both the kidneys and our body.

Therefore in our daily diet should not miss the liquids especially natural, being necessary and recommended drink plenty of water At least 2 liters of water during the day, take infusions such as green tea, mint, fennel, roibos, natural fruit juices, vegetable broths.

Instead we must dispense or not abuse the following foods:

  • Industrial bakery
  • Sausages
  • Sauces
  • Fried foods
  • Soft drinks and sugary drinks.
  • Sugared or industrial juices
  • Precooked foods.
  • Do not abuse caffeinated beverages.
  • Avoid alcohol.

We must also bear in mind that skipping a meal or not eating will not help us lose weight, on the contrary it will harm us.


The organism to be able to function well needs to be fed, both with solid and liquid foods, thus avoiding fatigue, fatigue, weakness, we will be overcome by bad humor, in the end we will not surrender neither at work, nor in studies, nor in homework.

Suffering deficit of nutrients that our body needs as well as minerals and vitamins can cause many health problems.

In addition to following these tips on a healthy and balanced diet we must not forget the daily exercise performed moderately, walk at least 30 minutes a day, avoid sedentary lifestyle and situations that predispose us to suffer from stress.

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