For busy people, it can be hard to squeeze in three meals a day. But if you
want to look after your health, you need to find ways to eat three nutritious
meals. Here are some suggestions to maintain a healthy diet.
A healthy breakfast is a good start to the day. And having
something to eat at home is the best way to go. Fruits are good, but avoid
eating bananas or pineapples when the stomach is empty. Bananas contain a lot of
magnesium which is one of the few elements that will affect the heart. If you
eat bananas on an empty stomach, this will lead to a sharp increase in the
amount of magnesium in the blood. And blood with a high content of magnesium can
harm the heart. And pineapples contain a lot of ferment which can also affect an
If you have leftovers, they're good to eat in the morning.
Just heat it up in the microwave, or even having buttered bread and milk is
If you have more time and want to have a freshly-made breakfast, then go to a
caf¨¦ where you can sit down and enjoy your breakfast. Most of these eateries
feature Chinese food including deep fried twisted dough sticks, soybean milk and
But if you have to take long commute in the morning and are short of time,
then you can buy take-away snacks at street stalls. Beijing has many of them
selling breakfast in the mornings. The stall owners get up quite early and tend
to be near bus stops or residential buildings from 7am to 9am. The food can
range from western hamburgers and sandwiches, to traditional Chinese preserved
eggs, pancakes, porridge, stuffing buns. They also sell various drinks including
milk, soybean milk, and bubble tea. And you only need to pay a few yuan for the
Compared to breakfast, time is not the issue with lung. The
problem is finding a diversity of lunch options.
Most office people have their lunches at restaurants near their companies.
These placesare always crowded at lunchtime and can be expensive. The lucky ones
can have their lunch in the company canteens. They cost less than outside
restaurants, but just as crowded. One way to enjoy your lunch in a relatively
comfortable dining environment is to call ahead for a take-out meal and eat it
at the recreational center of your company or in the office if it's allowed.
Here's a list of the top four lunch take-aways picked out by office workers:
This is a tingling spicy hot pot that's easy to do take-out.
The sellers precook the vegetables and then put them onto wooden skewers, making
them easy to take away. Malatang is pretty cheap and five yuan is enough to fill
2 Yuxiang Gaifan
Yunxiang Gaifan is a mixture of rice with sour, spicy,
and fried dishes. The fried dishes have several variations, like Yuxiang
Eggplant, Yuxiang Meat Slices, and Yuxiang Fried Eggs. A set of Yuxiang Gaifan
costs about 12 yuan.
3 McDonald's or KFC chicken leg hamburger
The lunches from these fast-food
restaurants contain sufficient calories to support all your activities in the
afternoon, but are more expensive than the first two suggestions.
4 Make your own lunch at home and take it to work
If you bring your own
meal to work you don't have to worry about finding a table or the cleanliness of
the restaurant. And you can have fun sharing food with other colleagues who also
cook their own lunches.