The healthiest diet is based on natural and varied food, is easy to digest, has anti-inflammatory properties, and supports tissue regeneration and a good mood.
Methodological topics regarding nutrition.
The amount of energy in food and beverages available for the body's use is not fixed and is not uniform for everyone! The "calorie is a calorie" tautology is wrong.
Glycemic and insulin indices and calorie intake calculations are inaccurate as they do not reflect interactions between foods (we usually eat varied food simultaneously) and disregard food sources. (Natural vs. processed)
There are hundreds of different diets, each somewhat different from one others. That can be confusing; at least it was for me.
Practical tips for healthy nutrition.
The balanced-varied diet provides the body with all the nutrients required to maintain a healthy body and mind, supporting tissue regeneration.
The purpose of the food pyramid is to make recommendations for proper nutrition. However, it does not provide a complete picture.
The fact that there are so many controversies in the field of nutritional science only causes confusion and many mistakes among the public.
Reduce processed and industrialized foods, beverages, and chemicals.
When shopping, buy homemade cosmetics & hygiene products made of natural ingredients. Their price is high, but they protect you and the environment.
Unsurprisingly, there is no uniform and precise definition or criteria of what industrialized & processed foods are. The ambiguity mainly serves the food industry.
Kitchen robots will obviate the need for processed and industrialized food that has devastating consequences for our health.
Weight and obesity widespread issues.
Fats and oils are often identified with obesity (out of misunderstanding), and we tend to avoid them, even though natural fatty foods are essential to our health.
In adulthood, the body turns fewer nutrients into tissue regeneration, thus leaving more nutrients for available calories and fat storage.
One needs to achieve good health besides slimming to gain optimal weight. The primary factor is consuming natural, varied, unprocessed food.