Changing critical diet habits, and making small lifestyle changes can make a big difference to your health and prevent obesity. Eating better can give you more energy, reduce anxiety and depression, improve self-esteem, and help you better manage stress. Making the choice to eat healthier and better makes us feel better about ourselves and our bodies. The mental benefits of good nutrition are a strong reason to make the change to healthier eating. When you eat better, you feel better and it shows in your smile, your skin, your attitude. Eating a more balanced diet can actually perfect your complexion, clear up any blemishes on your skin and give you a nice, healthy glow. Sugary, high fat foods will do just the opposite.


NUTRITION ACTIONS

Drinking-WaterDRINK WATER OFTEN
Target: 6 twelve ounce glasses a day
Drink at least 6 twelve ounce glasses of water every day. Most people do not get enough water during the day to sustain a healthy functioning body. read more

JOURNAL YOUR EATING
Target: Write down everything you eat

Evaluating what you’re actually eating can have a profound impact on your eating habits and your overall health. read more

SugarCUT OUT PROCESSED SUGAR
Target: Every day
Processed or refined sugar is “empty” calories. It spikes blood sugar, and causes the body to feel instantly energized. Then, low energy and a craving for more sugar. read more

Breakfast-BurritoEAT A HEALTHY BREAKFAST
Target: Every day
Studies show that those who eat breakfast perform better at cognitive tests and in school, or at work. After fasting all night, your body (and brain) needs a fresh supply of glucose. read more

raw-food-1023x702EAT RAW AND/OR REAL
Target: Eat only raw and/or real food 10 of your meals per week
Natural food is “real food” and doesn’t include artificial ingredients or additives. Real food has more enzymes, vitamins, minerals, fiber, etc., useful to your body. read more

EAT LITTLE OR NO GLUTEN
Target: Every day
Are you addicted to bad carbohydrates, eating too much bread, rolls, crackers, pasta, etc? One way to find out is to back off or eliminate those foods for a period of time. read more

apple-cider-vinegarAPPLE CIDER VINEGAR
Target: Two tablespoons per day
Apple cider vinegar’s health benefits are real, and diabetes research is the most advanced. Two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar a day lowers blood sugar. read more

DRINK MORE COFFEE
Target: Drink 3 to 4 cups of coffee per day
An 18-year, 125,000-participant study (Harvard) showed that women who drank six or more cups of coffee per day reduced the risk of type 2 diabetes by nearly 30%. read more

EAT NUTS
Target: Eat 2-3 ounces of nuts per day
Healthy fats in nuts can reduce diabetes risk by 21%. Protein and fats helps the body use blood sugar more effectively. read more

bread_wheatAVOID EATING WHEAT
Target: Every day
Wheat-based foods are very disruptive to blood sugar. As a result, the pancreas will need to pump out plenty of insulin. This, in time, can lead to insulin resistance. read more

EAT LESS FAST FOOD
Target: You choose how many days per week
Eating fast food is not horrible, however, it’s easy to slip into a pattern of eating fast food far too often. read more

GO VEGETARIAN
Target:
You choose how many days per week
Reducing meat consumption has benefits. The average person who eats less meat loses weight and looks healthier. read more

You can also choose your own nutrition actions, whatever you want them to be!


EXERCISE    |    LIFESTYLE

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