I'm trying to eat better so I can have a healthy body and be more fit but I'm not exactly sure which foods to eat. I know I need some grains and fruits and protein, but I'm not sure what to eat. I don't like fish or many veggies, either. Any suggestions?
It's really not that hard to eat healthy. When looking at your plate or bowl think color. The more colors you have the healthier it is-and not dyed foods. Trade out snacks like chips, cookies, fruit gummies, etc. with lighter chips-Sun chips, Special K chips or even kettle cooked-replace cookies with fruit or yogurt-you can even add chocolate chips to your yogurt for something sweeter-also try hummus, there are some yummy hummus flavors that taste great with veggies. If you're worried about meals, stay away from fried foods, foods cooked in tons of grease or high in fats, salt and sugars. It's okay to indulge every now and then but moderation is key. Whole grains are great for staying thin and great for your heart. If you don't like too many fruits and veggies try smoothies, throw in all kinds of fruits and veggies into a blender and throw in a banana or apple-they're flavors are very powerful and will dominate the smoothies flavor. Also, try substituting beef with turkey meat. Turkey meat is lower in fat and is almost completely unnoticeable in burgers. You can also substitute some meals that have meats with eggs. Try adding baby spinach or kale to sandwiches instead of lettuce. Make sure your breakfast is wholesome too. I'm not a big egg fan but my favorite is an egg sandwich on an english muffin, everything bagel or honey wheat toast with cheese and baby spinach or kale. Milk isn't one of my faves either, I try to drink a glass with lunch but I always add a tablespoon of strawberry or chocolate syrup-it's the only reason I keep it in the house. Hope that helps :)