“The food shall be thy remedy” Hippocrates
Nutrition refers to the amount of nutrients in food and the ability to assimilate them to attain health and wellbeing. Efficient absorption of food energy and efficient elimination of food bulk balance the body which is the key to retain maximum power to regain health and resist disease. The requirements are very closely linked to body size, age, environmental temperatures, physical activity, different states of health, and dietary habits.
People with a well-balanced diet obtain all the minerals they need from their diet. Malnutrition results from an unbalanced diet or inability to absorb nutrients which is the gravest single threat to global public health of the times.
Diet works on the principal that the body is an energy system. Organs are collection of cells with identical vibrational patterns. Disruption in cellular energy is what we label as disease.
Energy systems function optimally with efficient fuel. Healthy, dynamic cellular equilibrium is maintained by energy intake that is equivalent to energy output. Food fuel is most efficient in the form provided by nature. Energy provided by naturally occurring pure-state foods is the energy that is needed by naturally occurring pure-state bodies.
The underlying basis of a diet regime is to bring about a phenomenal increase in energy and overall feeling of wellbeing and the body is rendered self-cleansing, self-healing and self-maintaining.
The consumption of appropriate amount of calories, carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, and water becomes the objective for a balanced diet. Lack or excess of these nutrients create imbalance in the natural functioning of the body. Food can be divided into food groups according to its calorie and nutrient content. This means that consumption of any food within a food group get a similar amount of nutrients. Green leafy vegetables, seasonal fruits, juices and smoothies, dairy products, animal protein, nuts and superfoods, wheat and other millets are recommended to be consumed in appropriate proportions is the basis for a healthy recommendation of diet.