To maintain a healthy
diet, you donít have to give up your
favorite foods! Itís just a matter of
how much you eat and how often you eat
Tips to Eat
Eat breakfast! Youíve
heard it before, ďbreakfast is the most
important meal of the day.Ē If youíve
been sleeping 7 to 9 hours, your body
needs energy to start the day. Click
here for healthy breakfast ideas.
Eat the rainbow. Your
body needs many vitamins and minerals in
order to work. Eating a variety of
colorful fruits and vegetables can help
your body get the nutrients you need.
Take a multivitamin every day
to supplement the vitamins and minerals
in your diet.
Donít fear fat. Not all
fat is bad. Foods like avocados, nuts,
and olive oil, have healthy fats which
are an important part of your diet.
Limit the not-so-healthy foods.
Fries and cupcakes are delicious, but
are not healthy choices. Enjoy these
types of foods, just donít do it more
than once or twice a week. Try snacking
on carrot sticks as a replacement for
For bigger muscles, eat protein.
Want to bulk up? Protein can
help muscles grow and recover after a
workout. Foods high in protein help you
feel fuller for longer periods of time. Lean meats, fish, beans, eggs,
and nuts are great sources of protein.
You can do it!
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