Your Body Needs These Five Essentials To Function Well And Lose Weight

By Tanya Malik13 Sep 2018, 13:51 IST

Today, everyone is turning body conscious and keeping their body at top priority. With time, we all have started realising the importance of working out and people are seen working out at the gym for hours these days. There is a famous saying, "bodies are not made in the gym but in the kitchen". Well, that's true. Good nutrition is the secret to good health and body. You can't achieve a healthy body only by working out in the gym. You need to provide your body with some essentials for its proper functioning. This also helps you in losing excess weight. 

Water 

Water is one of the most important essentials your body needs. Make sure you drink 3-5 liters of water every day. This will keep you hydrated all day and help you in maintaining your overall health and give you a beautiful skin. Water also keeps you full and prevents you from overeating. 

Minerals And Vitamins

For your growth and repair process, you need these essential vitamins and minerals. They help you grow your nails and hair. They also help repair your bones and muscles. 

Carbohydrates 

Your body needs energy to function and the only way you get that energy is in the form of glucose which comes from carbohydrates. These come from your vegetables, fruits, grains, and dairy. Add fiber-rich foods in your diet. 

Fats

Consuming good fat is good for your body. Fatty fish like salmon, nuts, fish oil, ghee are ideal for your brain and body functioning.

Proteins 

With aging, you start losing 3-5% of muscle mass every year. By loading up on proteins, you can reverse your aging process. Consume the right quantities of chicken, fish, dairy, and eggs.