1.) Nature is best – eat foods that grow from trees or come from nature.
Trans fat or high frucose syrup does not grow on trees.
2.) If you can eat fresh, try frozen fruits
Remember fruits don’t have to come from the produce section. Try canned or frozen fruits. It is still a lot healthier than a doughnut.
3.) Sport drinks are not so sporty
Sports drinks contains so much sugar and calories. Eat your calories and not drink it. If you want to drink something sweet, try citrus fruit or pomegranate juice.
4.) Don’t ignore your cravings
If you are craving ice cream or a doughnut, don’t deprive yourself. It is okay once in a while. T hink of eating an ice cream as a “special celebration”. It will keep you motivated and focused on if you give in once in a while to your cravings.
5.) Watching The Food Network is not the same as actually cooking
Watching television while munching on snacks is not a proactive approach to health eating. If you are watching the Food Network or Top Chef to give you some cooking tips, then it is worth your while to watch. Make sure you pick up some healthy tips.
6.) You don’t have to go to Greece for the Mediterranean diet
You can start right now. Grilled fish, salad and red wine is heart healthy. But, you don’t need to be in Greece to eat it. Start with your own kitchen.
Let me know how healthy eating goes for you. Just remember to be patient with yourself.