Eating Smarter?

Eating Smarter? That has become a popular saying. have you ever stopped to think what that means?

With the way food is made, you really should take the time to read the label.

Many factories find ways to hide harmful ingredients in the foods they package.

Eating smarter should be easy to achieve.

But the times have changed and now you have to be cautious of the food that you consume.

How do you know what to look for when trying to eat smarter?

Let start with Some foods that give you the protein you need.

Avocados are high in healthy fats, they also keep you full longer.

Foods like Coconut, Fresh fish, Olives (including olive Oil), Nuts like almonds, walnuts, pecans, peanuts, cashews, peanut butter, eating eggs help with protein.

Breakfast cereal has so much sugar in it. I’m surprised that kids don’t go into a sugar coma.

I’m sure if you look hard enough you may find a cereal with no sugar.

But eating a good breakfast does a body good especially if it keeps you full.

Whole grains bread is good to eat.

But you have to be careful to check if it has any fillers.

Many say it has grains but look for fifty to seventy-five percent whole kernels you can only eat one slice.

Fruits are very good for you too, eating them fresh is the best.

Avoid dry fruit because it is high in sugar, also fruits in syrup, overly ripe fruit because it is high in sugar.

Vegetables are very good for you especially the green leafy kind.

You can eat all of them except carrots and potatoes they do have a limit on them along with peas because of the starch.

So make your salads and enjoy, but go easy on the salad dressing.

Pasta is hard to keep away from they are okay to eat moderately.

If you can find the vegetable pasta that would be the better for you.

White meat is leaner than dark, meat like chicken, turkey, fish, these are your best choices.

Fish is really good for you because it has the Omega – threes, as well as vitamin D,  Try to eat at least one serving a week.

Beans are great to eat especially if you make your own.

Chile beans are so good to eat on a cold day.

If you can’t make your own, you can buy it at the store just make sure it is low on sodium.

Drink almond milk or two percent milk.

Keep away from ice cream to much sugar.

The sharper the cheese the better.

Need to be careful of the cooking oils you use, not all are good for you just because it says so on the label.

The best ones are olive oil, avocado oil, coconut oil.

Foods To Avoid.! hydrogenated oils like margarine and vegetable shortening.

Fried delicacies anything fried or deep-fried.

No alcohol, that is a hard one for many.

But if the weight is not coming off that could be the reason.

There is a lot of sugar in it.

plus whatever else they add to it to make it taste even better.

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