Healthy Eating Tips
Healthy Eating Doesn’t Have To Mean Boring And Bland Food
As many as 45 million Americans go on a diet each year while spending a combined $33 billion on weight-loss products. Losing weight and reaching a healthy weight is all about combining a healthy diet with exercise. But there is a common misconception that eating healthily means living on a restrictive and boring diet of bland, tasteless food. Contrary to popular opinion, it is fully possible to eat a healthy diet while actually looking forward to each mealtime. Whether it’s swapping to almond milk in your recipes or adding honey on top of salads, cakes or even your breakfast, there are plenty of foods you can enjoy while being healthy and staying on track with your fitness goals.
Boost Your Cooking Skills
People who regularly cook meals at home are more likely to eat healthier, consume fewer calories and are more likely to maintain a healthy weight compared to those who rarely cook at home. People who don’t cook at home on a regular basis often lack the core food groups such as fish, fruit, and vegetables. When people feel confident in food preparation, they are more likely to buy and consume larger quantities of nutrient-dense foods. But not only will your diet be healthy, cooking your meals at home enables you to experiment with flavors and create dishes that are nutritionally balanced and delicious. You can also give your dishes an extra nutrient boost with a Superfood Powder that contains vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to ensure you are getting all the goodness your body needs.
Mix Things Up
The key to a healthy but tasty diet is variety, along with moderation, nutrition and a good balance of calories. Preparing the same foods but in different ways or switching some of the ingredients will seem as if you are eating some new each time. Swap out proteins, vegetables, grains, and fruits regularly to keep your meals interesting. If you have cereal or granola for breakfast with fruit, switch things up with different fruits from different seasons. Add granola for extra sweetness and crunch and maybe mix in Wild Sweet Raw Almonds or some Superfood Powder for extra nutrition. If you are fed up with chicken then swap it for lean turkey, lean beef, salmon or scrambled eggs. If you are bored of eating the same vegetables then substitute boring broccoli with green beans or asparagus.
Whether you want to lose weight or just eat healthily, you don't have to comprise on taste. By exploring different superfoods, adding more variety to your diet and ensuring you regularly cook at home, you can enjoy a healthy diet that's full of flavor.
Article contributed by Karoline Gore.