Many people lament dieting because it forces them to boring and unappealing foods. But the truth is that there are many delicious foods out there that are good for you as well. In fact, with all the options listed below, you have no excuses not to eat healthy anymore. So read on and resolve to eat healthier today.
1.) Eggs. High in protein, a rare source of choline, and full of antioxidants. Those with normal cholesterol can enjoy one yolk per day.
2.) Beans. Versatile, filling, and stuffed with fiber. Use them in soups and chilis.
3.) Blue Berries. This brain food is full of antioxidants and helps keep your brain healthy. Great for smoothies
4.) Acai Berries. Great for all around health and a good source of antioxidants. The fresher, the better with these berries.
5.) Carrots. Rich in vitamins A through E, and a good source of potassium. Makes a good snack.
6.) Oranges. Over 100% of the daily recommended dose of vitamin C for an immune system boost in one orange. Have one with your breakfast.
7.) Kale. Great source of vitamin K. Also contains antioxidants, anti inflammatories, and has anti cancer properties. Great in salads.
8.) Apples. Lowers cholesterol, prevents certain cancers, and makes a tasty treat.
9.) Pears. A good source of vitamin C, copper, and antioxidants. Pack one in your lunch.
11.) Bananas. Good for your heart and digestion. A great source of potassium. Great for smoothies.
12.) Squash. Helps protect against cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Makes a great side dish.
13.) Coconut Oil. Full of fatty acids, good for the skin, hair, and heart. Use when cooking.
14.) Mushrooms. A good source of protein, fiber, and amino acids. Great for adding bulk to a dish.
15.) Nuts. Full of good fats, low in cholesterol, and high in protein. They make a good snack.
16.) Cinnamon. Good for your heart, and a good way to add spice to a drink or dessert.
17.) Oatmeal. High in fiber and good at lowering cholesterol. Add fruits and nuts for flavor and variety.
18.) Peppers. They give your metabolism a boost in addition to adding a kick to your dishes.
19.) Wild Salmon. A good source of protein and essential fatty acids. Make sure it is wild as farm raised salmon does not have as many benefits.
20.) Lean Beef. In moderation, it should be no problem for those with normal cholesterol. A good source of iron and protein. Four ounces is a reasonable serving size.
21.) Yogurt. Aids digestion and is full of calcium and protein. Makes a great dessert if you add fruit.
22.) Avocado. Full of good fats that will fill you up, also great for the heart. Add to salads and sandwiches.
23.) Whole Grain Bread. High in fiber and very filling. Eat in moderation and remain active and you can overcome the extra carbs.
24.) Olive Oil. A good source of healthy fat. Drizzle on salads, veggies, or cook with it.
25.) Lettuce. Great source of vitamins. Add your favorite fruits, vegetables, and nuts for variety.
All these options should provide you with many meal ideas. So many of these foods can be mixed and matched to create appealing meals for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
So look up some recipes, and start eating these great foods that are good for you as well. Your taste buds will be glad you did and your body will thank you as well.
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