Most people now days lead a sedentary life due to their working style. Hectic working schedule, long travel time and family pressure can leave little time for exercise and physical activity. Sedentary lifestyle along with poor nutrition and are considered to be major causes of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, colon cancer, depression and anxiety, obesity, and week muscles and bones. Healthy eating habits can decrease your risk for many chronic diseases, including heart disease, stroke, some types of cancer, diabetes, and osteoporosis.
Whether your lifestyle is sedentary by choice, or health related you can improve your overall health and well being by choosing the foods you eat.
Besides what you eat pay attention your cooking methods as well. Prefer healthier methods of cooking like baking, stir frying, boiling, steaming, or broiling rather than deep-frying, pan-frying and sautéing. Use oil sparingly while cooking.