Sure you want to keep up with your health and fitness goals and you need to pack a healthy lunch. And you may be thinking that a healthy meal can only be made at home, there are also very good lunches for those who do not have time to prepare food or have to eat out. Take note of this healthy food! Remember that at intu Xanadú you also have the healthiest breakfasts and the richest snacks. You will find your favorite among all our delicatessen options.
international health day
The United Nations Organization marked April 7 as a date dedicated to the health of the world’s citizens, reminding the population of the importance of following healthy habits, where exercise and quality food are the protagonists. At intu Xanadu we know that you also like to enjoy the flavor, that’s why all our preparations are really delicious, as well as varied.
The theme for World Health Day 2022 is “Our Planet, Our Health” and focuses on the interconnectedness between the planet and our health. Because in addition to having healthy habits, it is advisable that we select restaurants where there is care when choosing quality ingredients and in the most sustainable way possible. In the Agora of intu Xanadú you have at your fingertips the best healthy and delicious dishes. Still not you tried?
What is the lunch hour?
We all know from a young age that breakfast is the food that provides our body with energy and essential nutrients to start the day, so we must select it thinking about the activities we are going to do. But let’s not forget about lunch, which is also fundamental and it is a good idea that we spend time choosing the right one: in terms of flavor and nutrients. Therefore, take note of what is the best time to have lunch and why.
Although we usually do not usually always set a lunch hour, the ideal would be to always eat at the same time so that the body remains stable. It is recommended to eat between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. , and always avoid eating after that time so as not to eat meals together and maintain a healthy weight.
You don’t know what to eat this week and you have a hard time organizing yourself? Do not stress, it is normal that you run out of ideas to eat healthy. It is important that your meals contain; proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Don’t forget to drink the 2 liters of water or healthy infusions recommended by experts! The percentage of water in the human body is over 65% and it is essential to be able to carry out the vast majority of vital functions. That is why it is very important that you stay hydrated, lack of water can lead to dehydration and is very good for your health. It is also a good idea to resort to natural juices and smoothies, to accompany and flavor your lunches.
Salmon Poke Bowl
You can find this healthy bowl on the VIPS menu and its ingredients are diced salmon marinated in Poke sauce (Soy-Sriracha) with rice, accompanied by avocado, cucumber, arugula, red cabbage and cashews with a touch of sesame.
Vegan Karee & Tofu
In UDON you will find healthy and ecological dishes , with Km 0 products. Their kitchens have top quality and fresh ingredients to make dishes at the moment. We recommend the Vegan Karee & Tofu dish. It is composed of curry rice with coconut milk, broccoli, green asparagus, bean sprouts, tofu, spinach, sesame, shiitake mushrooms and Heüra vegetable protein.
If you don’t have much time to eat or you have little appetite, don’t worry, you can eat just as well but in a lighter and faster way. Remember that it is important to guarantee the nutrients that our body needs throughout the day.
Surely between meals you get hungry, if so, a healthy snack is edamame , highly recommended for all people who want to focus on a healthy life without giving up flavor.
Salmon toast with arugula and walnuts
You can find this delicious salmon toast with arugula and walnuts and other toasts on the SantaGloria menu.
Remember that it is important to consume salmon, since it contains Omega 3 , which is considered “the good fat”. Walnuts are one of the foods that have been most closely linked to cardiovascular health.
There are several types of salads in Rodilla, the Mediterranean salad, for example, contains country lettuce with delicious tuna, egg and black olives. And the caesar salad is made up of a base of country lettuce, chicken breast, Parmesan Reggiano cheese, crispy croutons and caesar sauce. Come to Rodilla and choose your favorite salad!
Healthy lunches for children
Eating a healthy diet from early childhood is essential for the physical and intellectual development of children. Teaching them to eat well is important from a young age, in this way we will ensure that they grow up healthy and strong.
Carbohydrates are important for lunch : a pasta, rice, legumes or potatoes. You can also prepare a lean meat and you can vary it between chicken and fish. It is important that the main dish is accompanied by vegetables. Remember that food enters through the eyes, and the more colors the plate has for children, the more attractive it will be for them and nutritious for you.
These delicious grilled vegetable skewers will delight your children, you can find them at EL KIOSKO . Remember that vegetables are made up of vitamins , one of the main sources of health for the body. They are antioxidants and provide water and fiber, which is why it is so important and beneficial for children to consume vegetables in their daily diet. Don’t miss vegetables on your plates!
This delicious grilled salmon is accompanied by cherry tomato and avocado salad. You can find it in the FOODO menu, in addition, it has a special menu for children.