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Simple Tips on Eating Healthier

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Are you looking for tips on eating healthier?

Does all the conflicting nutritional advice hurled by the “experts” have you overwhelmed and confused?
You are not alone.

Instead of making yourself crazy, bouncing from one extreme diet to another, or trying to make too many changes all at once, I would like to suggest a simple, sensible approach to healthy eating.

It’s based on tradition, common sense, and moderation. It works for me, my 91-year-old mom, and countless others, and it can work for you too.

These tips for eating healthier go beyond the food because it isn’t only what you eat that matters. Where you eat, how you eat, when you eat, and with whom you eat are also important to a healthy balanced diet and way of life.

To get started here are some simple ways to make your diet healthier.

EAT MORE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Fruits and vegetables are critical to a balanced healthy diet. They are high in vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and antioxidants and naturally low in calories.

Research shows that eating a variety of fruits and vegetables provides lots of health benefits, including protection against cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and the effects of aging.

The USDA food pyramid suggests eating at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day and the Harvard School of Public Health suggests 9.

If this seems overwhelming, commit to having at least one fruit or vegetable every time you eat. Another strategy is to make sure that vegetables cover at least half your plate.

If you still feel there is just no way you can get enough fruits and vegetables, try finding a good natural supplement to help round out your diet.

DRINK MORE WATER

Your body needs water to work properly. If water isn’t your primary beverage, you probably are taking in a lot more sugar, empty calories, and/or artificial sweeteners than you need.

Everybody’s water requirements are different. Be sure to drink enough water to produce pale yellow urine. For most people, this means 6 to 8 glasses a day.

If you hate drinking plain water, try adding lemon or a
dash of fruit juice, or give sparkling water a try.

INCREASE THE QUALITY OF YOUR FOOD

With food, like most other things in life, you get what you pay for. Choose the highest quality version of whatever food you are eating.

This means focusing on fresh, real, whole, homemade, organic, gourmet, and local as much as possible.

It is one of the most simple and practical nutritional steps you can take toward eating healthier.

When it comes to food, quality counts.


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