With everyone becoming more aware of what kind of foods in their bodies eating healthier has become a new way of life. However, just eating a salad or quinoa isn’t going to help. There are ways to making your diet healthier and here are 10 ways to do just that.
First, making a plan always helps in any situation so why not try it out when it comes to your meals. Planning your meals can be you coming up with a menu for the week and creating a shopping list on Sunday, making sure you’re all set for the week. Planning your meals can also be you just designating certain days for them (i.e. Tuesday taco night, Thursday-pasta night, or Sunday-stir fry night).
When you do decide on what you’ll be cooking for the week make sure you grab whole grain items during your shopping trip. Things like brown rice, whole wheat pasta, oats, and quinoa still have their bran intact which means it has more fiber, B vitamins, and other nutrients.
You may have heard to shun all kinds of fats when on a healthy kick, but that’s not necessarily true. Research has shown that low-fat diets aren’t the healthiest, so while cooking use unsaturated fats like olive oil, avocados or nuts instead of saturated fats like butter. When you do you’ll find yourself feeling more satisfied after your meals.
See what other ways you can cook healthy in the video above.