Three Tips for Healthy Eating
Change your eating habits gradully.
Limit processed foods because most contribute large amounts
Eat a wide variety of foods to get the full range of nutrients.
That's what I am doing now.
Here's an easy way to obtain the right foods for a healthy diet. Think of
what you eat and drink in terms of servings. A typical serving would be a piece of fruit, half a cup of vegetables, pasta,
or brown rice i've been using the stroehman whole wheat family grains. I get two bags for $3.00 at the Super Market. 2-3 oz
of lean meat or 2oz of cheese.
Whole - grain 5 - 12 servings
they are filling and contain vitamins and minerals.
Fruits and Vegetables 5 - 10 servings
Contains high percentage of fiber and water to fill you up and prevent
constipation. I should know, lolololololo.
Meat and alternatives 2- 3 servings
Chose lean meats, poultry and fish as well as dried peas, beans, and
lentils. These are protein - rich foods, which are vital for muscle and nerve function. Slow down on the pork and red
meat use legumes in stead. I've been shopping at the Farmers Markets the vegetables are so much cheaper, Look for one in your
Dairy products 2- 3 servings
Choose low fat milk products. They contains calcium, which is needed
for healthy bones, nerves and teeth.
Other foods only to be eaten Sparingly
They include foods that are mostly oils, such as butter, margarine, cooking
oils, I just started using olive oil now I know the good ones can be pricy a good olive oil is foggy and must say 100% on
the container. I buy the Bertolli Classico 3 liters cost me $25.00 on sale. Some more food to avoid, sugar use brown sugar
it's natural the other white powdered one are all process, high salt or high fat such as chips, pretzels, use the unsalted
Reference note: Reader's Digest 1999 by Dr. Michael Perrinf and Ann