When on a journey to a healthier you, it’s great to keep in mind the beneficial things about being on this way of life. You should be enjoying it, doing it habitually, and reaping the benefits. Your journey should not be a burden, stressful, or overwhelming. Whether you are here to lose weight, maintain weight, or change to healthier way of life keep this list of helpful tips handy.
Foods to include in your daily diet: *Dark leafy greens *Nuts *Carrots *Whole Grains *Pure Green Tea, not carbonated *Fruit(s). Whole grains are rich in fiber and will keep you full longer. Nuts are a great source of protein, and fruits, well we all know, are full of ANTIOXIDANTS and vitamins to promote a healthier lifestyle. Carrots are known to be great natural source of vitamin A. Last, greens are healthy, great source of energy producing carbohydrates, and lower in calories.
Have these at least 3x per week: *Yogurt *Cauliflower *Broccoli *Sweet Potato *Avocado *Oily Fish *Tofu The benefits: Some fish are high in protein and in omega-3 fatty acids which are good for your heart. Tofu is a lower in calories and another great source of protein. Awesome to know it also has more protein than Beef. Cauliflower and Broccoli are praised for their cancer fighting properties. Yogurt is a great source of calcium and probiotics.
Enjoy these once per week: *Desserts You should choose a dessert that you really love and savor it. Be smart on portion size.
Eat or drink less of: *Soda *Processed Meals *Canned Soups *Diet, anything Why: Artificial sweeteners found in diet drinks have been proven to be addictive, so you don’t want to get hooked on diet drinks. They also cause the body to release more insulin, and that will lead you to storing more body fat.
Lovelies, I have faith in each and everyone of you. Tell a friend or family member…having a support system is very beneficial.