Probiotics are good bacteria which are found in curd. They help improve digestion and maintain good gut health which in turn keep your skin looking healthy and prevents the outbreak of pimples. Choose low fat curd for a healthier option.
Maintaining good gut health will enhance absorption of nutrients from digested food. This is a very important factor if you are exercising regularly. The better your body’s ability to absorb nutrients, the better you will perform.
Sweet potato is an excellent source of Vitamin A, a nutrient that helps keep skin blemish free and supple.
In terms of sports nutrition, sweet potato is a power house of energy and is an ideal pre workout snack.
Avocados are rich in vitamins which promote skin health and are a rich source of good fats. They are very versatile and can be used in salads, sandwiches, milkshakes or just eaten plain.
The nutrients from avocados will help prevent cell damage after vigorous activity.
When it comes to choosing broccoli, the darker the better. It is an excellent source of vitamins A and C. We already know the functions of vitamin A. Vitamin C helps reduce inflammation which will keep away wrinkles and fine lines on the skin.
Aside from being a source of hydration, green tea also contains antioxidants. Antioxidants prevent cell damage and keep skin clear and glowing.
Broccoli and green tea, both contain a lot of antioxidants which will prevent cell inflammation and damage after exercise.
We at MaaOfAllBlogs Team hope you will find these nutritional tips very useful. I am already making my diet chart based on these suggestions by Anandini. Do let us know if you have any questions, and we can try and tackle those with Anandini. Now it’s back to running but with health in mind 🙂 !
Anandani Swaminathan, is a certified dietician. She is passionate about promoting healthy eating within the community. She loves to travel and helps look after her family’s coffee and pepper plantation in India.To know more about her nutrition and travel stories, you can visit her blog www.confessionsofadietitian.in.