Test: how healthy and proper your diet really is?

That, who eats low-fat yogurt in the morning, and in the evening steak, eating less healthy food, what he thinks. Via 14 questions, below, you can check your eating habits and, if needed, wisely improve it.

Many are sure, that they can eat healthy and thus avoid obesity and diabetes. They consume low-calorie, i.e. low fat foods, such, eg, as artificially reduced fat dairy products. What they don't know?

Whole milk yogurt is actually better., than low fat foods

Especially in the case of dairy products, low-fat options are not associated with any higher health effects, than milk and cheese with natural fat content. Various studies have shown this clearly.. On the contrary: they, who regularly consume low-fat yogurt, have a greater risk of obesity and diabetes, than those who prefer high-fat dairy products. One possible explanation for this phenomenon: they, who eat lean food, eat foods high in carbohydrates to compensate - and carbohydrates, as it is known, contribute to the accumulation of fat in the body.

Have a glass of red wine in the evening

People, who do not drink alcohol sure, that their health is better, than humans, occasionally drinking small amounts of wine. As the comparative study showed, one or two glasses of red wine during dinner showed a high effect on health.

Diabetics were allowed to drink red wine every night for more than two years, the comparison group used only water. Red wine drinkers consistently had better blood counts at the end of the study, than those, who held back – they did very well with cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

14 diet test questions

What about your diet? Will it prevent obesity and diabetes?? Reply “yes” or “no” for the next 14 questions. For each affirmative answer, you get one point..

  1. Do you mainly use olive oil for cooking, roasts and salads?
  2. You eat two or more servings of vegetables a day (1 portion = 200 g)? Potato is not considered a vegetable.
  3. You eat two or more servings of fruit per day? Sweet and tropical fruits, like bananas, grapes and pineapples do not count as a positive answer.
  4. Are you eating less than one serving of processed meats per day? (1 portion = 100 g)? This includes sausage, salami and ham.
  5. You eat whole milk yogurt at least three times a week?
  6. You eat at least three servings of legumes - peas, beans, lentils - per week (1 portion = 150 g)?
  7. Do you eat at least three servings of whole grains per week (1 portion = 150 g)? This includes bulgur grains, barley, millet and rye.
  8. Do you eat oily fish, like salmon, mackerel (100-150 g), at least three times a week?
  9. Do you eat sweets (pie, biscuits, chocolate) less than three times a week?
  10. Do you eat nuts (by 50-100 g) at least thrice a week? Salted nuts do not count as a positive answer.
  11. Do you cook with garlic?, onions and tomatoes at least three times a week?
  12. You drink no more, than the average, seven glasses of wine or beer a week?
  13. Do you eat at least twice a day?
  14. Do you drink sugary soft drinks once a week or less?, like lemonade, cola etc.?

Test transcript

If as a result you get 10 or more points – you stick to the right, healthy eating. If you received less than ten points, you should change your diet, so you can better answer all the questions.

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