Simple and General Nutrition tips for Healthy Eating
Eat whole, fresh, unprocessed foods.
When buying packaged foods, read the nutrition labels carefully
Keep track of your food intake to know which food group you need to eat more or less from.
Take the skin off before eating chicken.
Eat fish at least once a week.
Never cut any food group out of your diet including carbohydrates.
When eating outside, watch out for large portion sizes
Desserts should be kept to minimum.
Use extra virgin olive oil for salads or whenever suitable.
Never smoke after eating.
Don’t eat fruits immediately after meal.
Replace tea with green tea.
Don’t sleep immediately after eating.
Apples protect your heart.
Don’t eat too much or until you’re stuffed.
Bananas strengthen bones.
Broccoli combats cancer.
Carrots save eyesight.
Fish boosts memory.
Garlic kills bacteria.
Exercise is important to burn your food efficiently.
Honey increases energy.
Lemons for smoothing skin.
Mushrooms control blood pressure.
Oranges support immune systems.
Buy low fat versions of dairy products.
Rice conquers kidney stones.
Strawberries calm stress
Eat oily fish like salmon or sardine at least twice a week (rich in Omega-3)
Yogurt protects against ulcers and helps us digest food better.
Enjoy soups often.
Keep a variety of raw vegetables ready in the fridge for quick snacks.
Include one dark green and one orange vegetable on your plate every day.
Make at least half of your carbohydrate foods whole grain each day (e.g. brown rice).
Replace salt with lemon, herbs and spices to flavor foods.
Eat a variety of fibre-rich foods everyday including whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and legumes.
Purchase leaner meat cuts more often.
Eggs, beans, peas and lentils provide a good source of protein and fibre (also are good meat alternatives for vegetarians).
Make a fruit salad at least once a week.
When eating out, choose healthier choices.
Substitute whole wheat flour for white flour.
Replace fried food with steamed, baked or broiled food.
Slow down when you eat.
Buy organic products whenever possible.
Plan healthy menus as a family.
Home-cooked meals always win over eating out.
Keep the skin and peels on fruits and vegetable if possible.
Use peanut butter and avocado as healthy fat sources
Eat cabbage to boost cancer-fighting enzymes.
Eat lettuce if you have a sleep problem.
Dark chocolate is packed with healthy nutrients.
Onion is believed to clean the blood among many other health benefits. It is also one of the cheapest vegetables.
Use chocolate covered bananas as a healthy dessert.
The liver can make more enzymes out of fresh lemon juice than any other food element.
Whole oats are famously fiber, minerals,and vitamins rich.
To make any meal ultra nutritious, just add sea vegetables (can be found in Asian markets)
Enjoy preparing meals as a family. It’s a lot of fun.
Fasting is one of the oldest therapies in medicine
Spinach is one of the most nutrient-dense foods available that improve brain function.
Eggs aid in concentration and improves memory.
An orange a day keeps the doctor away!
Select foods that have minimal
Pack healthy snacks.
Spice your meals up.
Avoid open buffets
Don’t shop when you’re hungry
Protein bars make a good snack
Start each lunch/dinner with salad.
Drinking a glass of ice water can burn 25 calories.
Don’t leave yourself dehydrated. Water flushes out fats and toxins.
Don’t put serving bowls on the table.
Make your own instead of buying in jars.