Quantity is as important as quality of the food .How much you eat is just as important as what you eat.
How much you eat is just as important as what you eat.
Overloading your plate, taking seconds and eating until you feel stuffed can lead to eating more calories than you should.
Eat larger portions of low-calorie, nutrient-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, and smaller portions of high-calorie, high-sodium foods, such as refined, processed or fast foods.
More vegetables helps you to reduce cholesterol levels, control sugar levels. Avoiding processed food with high sodium content keeps your blood pressure under control.
It is important to avoid junk foods and high calorie foods but at the same time if good food taken at high quantity also accumulates calories. Example : Nuts are good for health as it contains antioxidants, vitamins, proteins.But at higher quantity it loads a lot of calories . so nuts are good and helpful with a moderate quantity.
It is recommended about an ounce or 28 grams of nuts per day. That’s about as much as what fits in the palm of your hand. And they can be a mixture of nuts or a handful of one kind, like almonds.