Simple strategies for eating healthy

healthy eating Aug 05, 2022

Have you realized that as the county is waking up, people are moving around more, and restaurants are opening again? Have you tried more food options lately?

Are you concerned that the control you used to have is now slipping?

Let’s talk about how switching to a simple eating plan can benefit you in eating healthier and will support your goals of becoming healthier and happier. Stop and think about how changing your foods can help you become more energetic, clearer, lighter, and lower blood sugars.

Learn more about the benefits and how to start eating fewer foods.

Try these ideas to eat fewer foods:

  1. Save time and pre-plan. Familiar routines help you to eat fewer calories and help you prepare meals more quicker. Don’t forget the health benefits.


  1. Maintain weight loss for good. Focus on eating fewer foods not to gain the weight back after you have lost weight. Most adults gain more weight after losing it. 


  1. Find other outlets. Feel Free to call a friend or take a walk when you are stressed, want to socialize or seek entertainment. Try other enjoyable actions instead of candy or chips. 


  1. Sleep is the key. The key is to sleep eight hours a night to help you stay on track. Being drowsy also contributes to overeating, so focus on sleep and control your eating habits.


  1. Drink water. Our bodies sometimes confuse thirst with hunger, so remaining hydrated will boost your willpower, too. Drink water or tea before, during, and after meals.


Eating Higher Quality Food


When nutritionists talk about diversity, they usually mean eating red vegetables and green ones. Unfortunately, the public is more likely to consider adding junk food and desserts to their sensible meals and snacks.


Remember that the quality of your diet is just as important as the number of calories.

Try these tips:


  1. Eat more produce. Aim for at least six servings of fruits and vegetables each day. Most are low in calories and high in vitamins and fiber.


  1. Choose whole grains. Get most of your carbohydrate calories from whole grains. Good choices include brown rice, rolled oats, whole wheat bread, and pasta.


  1. Evaluate proteins and fats. Some proteins and fats are superior to others. Replace hamburgers and fried chicken with leaner sources like beans. Cut back on saturated fat from animal sources and use olive oil and nuts for flavor.


  1. Limit empty calories. Keep processed food and refined carbohydrates to a minimum. That includes beverages, too, like soft drinks and any alcohol. As a bonus, you’ll also eliminate the primary sources of excess sugar and salt.


Eating a more uniform diet can help you to manage your weight and reduce your risk for complications. Find some healthy foods you love and plan your meals and snacks around them. If you need assistance with what to eat and how to prepare your meals, schedule a chat so we can dive into your challenges. 

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The time to start your steps to better health in a safe community is now. Call to discover how to improve your self-care actions for success.  


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