10 Eat-Smart Tips
Repent for your sinful holiday partying, and mend your ways by making your New Year’s diet resolution. Looking after yourself is also an equally important aspect of your life, as looking good and feeling good about yourself keeps you in a positive frame of mind which, in turn, makes you more energetic and nurturing towards your family members.
10 Eat-Smart Tips
- 1. Don’t Skip. You know it’s been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Eat a healthy, nutritious, filling breakfast to keep you from making up for it on your next meal.
- 2. Avoid Sweets. Slowly phase out candies and other sweets from your diet. Not only do they tend to be high in calories, they’re also bad for your teeth.
- 3. Go Fresh. Visit the produce section of the grocery and stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables that are sure sources of vitamins and minerals.
- 4. Impose a kitchen curfew. Tame your stomach by resisting any late night grumbling. Eating close to bedtime will not give your system time to fully digest all that food.
- 5. Resist temptation. If you don’t have a chocolate bar or a bag of chips just a few paces away, then you will be less prone to snacking on them. Stock up on healthy food that is low in fat and calories.
- 6. Cut down. Lessen the portions that you can consume gradually : If you used to have a cup of rice, get used of two thirds, then half.
- 7. Call in the alternate. These days low-fat and non-fat alternatives abound. Use low-fat mayo, milk, yogurt, and cheese instead./li>
- 8. Go natural. Processed food with all their preservatives and additives are bad… bad… bad! Buy fresh meat and fish from market instead.
- 9. Fiber-fill your diet. Choose whole-wheat breads, brown rice, and other fiber-infused food to fill you up faster and make your snacking healthier.
- 10. Juice up! Instead of drinking alcoholic or carbonated drinks or powdered juices that are high in both sugar and calories, go for. fresh fruit juices.
We’ve all heard “What you don’t know can’t hurt you” but the truth is, lack of knowledge CAN be harmful. Be smart! :)