People often think of nutrition as boring. The fact is that eating well doesn’t need to be a miserable experience. Exploring nutrition can give you an entirely new outlook on food. Try to look at the food that you eat as nourishment by applying these simple tricks to help achieve a healthier body.
Salad dressing is what really can make a salad unhealthy for you. Creamy dressings can add fat and calories to an otherwise healthy meal. Opt for a healthy vinagrette for your salad, or better yet, make your own using olive oil and a high-quality vinegar. Adding healthy toppings to a salad (like cranberries or walnuts) will also improve their benefits.
For optimal nutrition, choose foods that are in their natural state. You can significantly lower your intake of unhealthy fats and other toxic substances by opting for foods that are fresh and have not been preserved or processed.
Check the package labels on prepared foods. Double check all foods because some foods that are labeled “reduced-fat” are actually higher in salt, sugar and a variety of other unhealthy additives. Foods that have been highly processed are not good to eat when weight loss is the goal. The …