For a Healthy Lifestyle
How do you decide what goes on your plate?
We believe in adding in lots of plant-based and whole foods.
Life is all about balance.
How can you get more fruits and veggies onto your plate?
How can you make it more colorful ?
Would you like to explore a more plant-based diet?
Explore how your body feels when you eat different foods.
Water, tea, soup, juice, and water in fruits and vegetables.
Add color and texture. Rainbow of fruits: apples, blueberries, grapes, orange, cherries, pineapples.
Add color and texture. Rainbow of vegetables: carrots, beets, spinach, broccoli, kale, celery, parsley.
Water is simple, clear and hydrating, but you can also hydrate with teas, juices, milks and soups.
Explore how your body feels when eating different types of protein. Plant-based proteins: beans, nuts, tofu. Animal-based proteins: eggs, fish, chicken, beef.
Try whole grains that are less processed. Oats, rice, barley, and quinoa.
Add a bit more flavor and taste to your food. Olive oil, safflower oil, avocados, nuts, seeds and their oils.
One Simple Change
Add more fresh ingredients to lunch or dinner.
This week: For lunch or dinner, fill half your plate with vegetables.
Directions: Choose either lunch or dinner. Choose a vegetable you love or try something new. Eat and see how you feel.