Healthy eating for life comes down to knowing the rights foods to choose for a well-rounded diet. It helps if these foods are affordable, easy to find in your local grocery, and easy to prepare. Fortunately, the foods listed below earn a check mark in all three categories. Include them in your diet and you can be sure to enjoy a healthy diet for a lifetime.
Often people are delightfully surprised to find their favorite foods included in the list of "super foods." See if your favorites are here.
Other tips include drinking plenty of water and choosing dark chocolate or fresh fruit for dessert. Avoid sugary, processed and heavily salted foods. Prepare most meals at home. The bonus: your bank account gets fat while your weight remains at a healthy level.
You can find any number of lists and, rather than becoming confused by them, take that as an indication of the sheer quantity of affordable, nutritious foods available almost year round. There's enough variety for a lifetime of healthy eating.
Some people insist you must drink eight eight-ounce glasses of water a day to maintain proper health and nutrition, others say three liters a day is optimal and others say it doesn't matter what beverage you drink as long as you get about two liters of fluids a day. Who is right?
It has been known in past times to stay away from peanut butter when you are trying to shed a few pounds, but today it is the exact opposite. The fat intake is what scared people in the past to stay away from it, but now peanut butter is what you should be running to.