Make smart choices when you pick dairy products to include in your diet. g. some good choices are to drink skim milk in place of whole and to use yogurt where a recipe calls for sour cream. Dairy is vital for bone health and strengthening joints, but the wrong type is full of fat.
It’s best to stay away from food items that contain trans fats, which are found in many processed food items. Consumption of foods with a large amount of trans fats in them can result in heart disease. Consuming trans fats reduces the amount of the good cholesterol, or HDL, within your body, and increases the [...]
Fresh fruit is a much better choice for you than fruit juice. Fruit juice is usually artificially sweetened, while fresh fruit is 100% natural. In fact, some fruit juices have more sugar than a soda. Additionally, there are necessary vitamins, minerals and fiber in fresh fruit that may head off diseases, such as stroke as [...]
Do not eat cereals full of sugar for your breakfast. Not only do they abound in sugar, they contain chemicals and preservatives as well. Eat oatmeal instead. It can be prepared quickly and will keep you satisfied for a longer time than the sugar-laden cereal will.
Food as a reward is not the best nutritional [...]
Cutting a few items out of your diet will do wonders for your nutrition. You should limit the amount of sugar you consume since it can be detrimental to your health. Get rid of “white” foods, like bread and rice, use brown bread and rice instead, they are much better for you. When it comes [...]
Oatmeal for breakfast can be a great way to start your day. The fiber in a bowl of oatmeal will make your full and have you feeling that way until lunch.
When you are buying fresh produce, look to see which items are in season, as these foods are typically the best priced. This will [...]
White flour items can easily be substituted with whole-grain or whole-meal products. Refined grain products have lost a lot of fiber and protein; their whole-wheat counterparts have these valuable nutrients intact. Whole grains lower cholesterol levels and digest slowly, making a person feel full longer than white flour products. Check the ingredient list; one of [...]
If you enjoy eating eggs for breakfast, you should only eat the egg whites. Compared with yolks, egg whites contain far less cholesterol. You can use a couple of egg whites instead of a whole egg.
One healthy addition to your daily diet is garlic. Try around 660 to 900 mg to begin with. Garlic [...]
There are many inexpensive products that you can use to keep in shape while at home. These products will not only save you a gym membership, but help you get in great shape.
Buy a good blender to make delicious and nutritious fruit smoothies. This will allow you to ditch the ice cream, replacing it [...]