“We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.” – Anna Thomas
Food is one of the great joys of life. Who doesn’t love a good meal?
One problem many people have – especially in the fitness world – is restrictive dieting. They think that there are only a handful of foods that are good and good for them.
They are wrong! There is an endless world of delicious food out there. Here are 6 reasons to try it all:
There are so many
What is your favorite food? You probably have a lot of them. There are a million different delicious foods out there just waiting to be tried.
If you limit yourself to just the foods you know, you’re missing out on a ton of different things that you may love. Try new things.
It’s good for your health
Healthy food is not just chicken, brown rice, and broccoli. Your body needs a lot of nutrients that you have to get from a variety of sources.
On top of your physical health, trying new foods is good for your mental health. Who doesn’t love trying something delicious for the very first time?
Saying ‘yes’ to new things is a good habit
If you want a well-rounded life, you have to be open to new experiences. Trying new foods is a relatively risk-free way to practice saying yes.
You don’t want to constantly turn down new opportunities. Get used to putting yourself in uncomfortable positions by trying things you’ve never tried.
There are many different cultures
You don’t want to limit yourself to just the food you grew up with! There are so many different cultures that have delicious foods. Try them all!
Going to a restaurant that serves unfamiliar food is a lot of fun. So is trying to cook a new recipe on your own. Expand your horizons!
You may be missing out on nutrients
If you’re only eating the same things, you’re probably missing out on vital nutrients in your diet. You need to have a balanced diet if you want to maximize your health.
There are not many foods that contain every single nutrient you need. Even if there were, wouldn’t it be boring to just eat that?
You may be missing out on things you like
You can’t knock it until you try it. Some of the best foods you can have are out there waiting for you to try. What are they? Only you can find out!
Trying as much as you can is the best way to discover these new flavors. Open your mind and explore the wonderful culinary adventures the world has to offer!
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