Have you been trying to change your diet, but don’t know where to start? It’s important to remember that diet does not always mean cutting calories. Here are a few tips to help get you eating healthier.
1. Cut out soda.
Cutting out soda can drastically lower the number of calories you take in each day. Exchanging sugary drinks for water can also help keep you better hydrated.
2. Make half of your plate vegetables.
It’s easy to get carried away and fill your plate with grains and proteins. While these are important to include in your diet, veggie can give you a bit more bang for your buck. Making sure half your plate is made up of vegetables helps increase the amount of fiber, vitamins, and minerals you take in.
Pro tip: Eat the Rainbow- try to eat vegetables in every color to get a mix of important vitamins and minerals.
3. Pack healthy snacks.
Bringing a healthy snack with you as you go through your busy day, can help keep you from buying a junk food snack in the middle of the day. We are all busy and keeping something healthy in your bag can help keep you fueled for whatever life throws at you.