Fact Checked

10 Super Easy Tips for Healthy Eating

Looking for the most effective health care? It’s self-care. Drugs and doctors can’t grant you excellent health and protect you from disease. Living a healthy lifestyle, which starts with eating healthfully, is your best bet to keep disease at bay, and live a full, active and long life.

Tips for healthy eating

Tips for Healthy Eating image - (Image Credit: Shutterstock); Author picture - (Image Credit: Author)

We all have the power to take control of our own health destiny – it’s in each of us. Achieving good health through healthful living is your most important investment, and it will pay you back with tremendous interest in your later years.

Yet, despite all the benefits of a healthy diet, sticking to it can sometimes be challenging. Here are some tips to help you stay on track:

1. Make every calorie count

Begin each day with the thought: I want to eat safely, wisely and well. Strive to eat only foods that are rich in nutrients and contribute to improving your health, and remember my health equation – H (Health)= N (Nutrition)/ (Calories). Think G-BOMBS: Greens, Beans, Onions, Mushrooms, Berries, and Seeds. Try to make those foods a large part of your everyday diet.

2. Make exercise part of your daily routine

You don’t need a gym membership. Find ways to get moving: walk, jog, and take the stairs instead of the elevator. Take frequent exercise breaks at work. Remember, you can get your blood pumping without leaving your home or office!

3. Think positive; be positive

A healthy mindset is a prerequisite for a healthy lifestyle. The best way to develop one is to be optimistic and surround yourself with people who support your eating style.

4. Repeat positive actions

Always keep in mind repetition breeds positive action. The more days you eat healthfully, and the more days you link nutrition, exercise and a positive mind set, the more your brain will respond to them, and the more you will prefer healthy meals.

Repeat positive actions

5. Plan your weekly meals

Develop a healthy menu-planning habit so it is ingrained in you forever. Having access to nutritious food at all times is crucial. If you become hungry and there is no nutritious food is at hand, you’re more likely to succumb to eat something unhealthy. A few hours of planning, shopping and preparing each week can secure long-term health and a more pleasurable and full life.

6. Eat a high-nutrient diet to drown out cravings

Yes, mild cravings for unhealthy foods may still crop up occasionally – even when you’re not hungry. The standard American diet is filled with processed foods that are highly salted, heavily sweetened or made with white flour and oils. These foods are designed to entice your taste buds as they slowly kill you. But remember, you always have a choice. When you eat a high-nutrient diet that emphasizes micronutrient-rich plant foods, your cravings will lessen.

7. Don’t stress about protein

Most people think they need to eat meat, dairy or fish to get enough protein, but the opposite is true—consuming more animal protein shortens lifespan. And you don’t need to rely on animal products for protein. Almost any assortment of protein diet such as vegetables, beans, whole grains, seeds, and nuts will supply about 40 grams of protein per 1,000 calories. This means a typical 2,000 -calorie diet provide about 80 grams of protein, which is more than we need.

Protein diet

8. Be wary of Toxic Hunger

There is a difference between real hunger and toxic hunger. If between meals you feel any of these symptoms – weakness, fatigue, shakiness, headache, stomach-fluttering or cramping, you’re likely experiencing toxic hunger – symptoms of withdrawal from a low-nutrient diet. Toxic hunger keeps us in a spiral of bad food choices and food addiction.

9. Challenge yourself

Don’t think about the foods you can’t eat. Instead, think of all the delicious foods you can eat – luscious berries, crisp vegetables, nuts and seeds, healthful stir-fries, soups, stews, casseroles, dips, dressings, desserts and more. Be determined.

10. Stay focused

Don’t let one slip-up derail you on your quest for good health. Get right back to healthy eating with the very next meal – not the next day.

Conclusion

Keep in mind it’s never too late to develop good habits. The more you eat healthfully, the more your taste buds will become acclimated to the subtle flavors of natural foods. Healthy eating will become easier and easier until that is all you prefer. Don’t give up. The only way to fail is to stop trying. And always remember: following the Nutritarian diet empowers exceptional health. Want to know more about the Nutritarian diet? Check out the 4 Step Quick Start to the Nutritarian Diet.

Disclaimer: This article is intended for informational purposes only. The content on our website is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or therapy. You should NEVER disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking treatment due to something you have read on our website and we will not be held responsible for any adverse health condition or injury that occurs as a result of doing so.
Author
Facebook youtube pinterest Twitter instagram

Dr Joel Fuhrman

Board-Certified Family Physician

JOEL FUHRMAN, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, seven-time New York Times best-selling author, and n...

View More

0 Reviews for 10 Super Easy Tips for Healthy Eating

10 Super Easy Tips for Healthy Eating
10 Super Easy Tips for Healthy Eating Reviewer Rating
3 / 5.0
10 Super Easy Tips for Healthy Eating
Write a Review Please review the Guidelines before posting
X

Hints on how to write a helpful review

A great review should have the following qualities:

  • A helpful review should connect and engage with the readers using personal experience.
  • An excellent review provides the readers with cogent and unbiased information necessary to help them make the best choice.
  • A review must be well-formatted to make reading easier by using multiple paragraphs and avoiding caps.
  • The primary goal of your review must remain to provide accurate and non-salesy information.
  • Above all, let your review be fair and honest.

We have high level of professional editorial section with zero tolerance policy on fake reviews.

To maintain the genuineness of our brand, we ensure all customer reviews submitted to us are verified and confirmed before publishing. Though we might not be a 100% accurate, however, we try our best to ensure being next to best. For a thorough verification of submitted reviews, we spend close to 7 working days before allowing any customer review to be published since we also work on the earliest submissions first.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

100 characters remaining.

Your Rating:05

Submitting this review means that you agree to our Review Guidelines, confirming that you are a verified customer who has purchased the product and may have used the merchandise or experienced the service, and providing only a real interaction and experience without ulterior motives or has an affiliate or business with the company in any way. By ticking this box and submitting this review, you also accept that submitting fake reviews is a violation of Health Web Magazine Terms of Use and such conduct will not be tolerated.

5000 characters remaining.

Thanks for submitting your comment!

SUBSCRIBE TO HEALTH WEB MAGAZINE

Get the latest in healthy living, nutrition & fitness, mental wellbeing, beauty & skincare, and more, straight to your inbox!

Loading

Your Privacy is important to us

Medical Disclaimer: The content published on our website, Health Web Magazine, is to inform and educate the reader only and not a substitute for professional medical advice from your doctor or other health care provider. If you have a specific health question or concern you must consult with a qualified medical professional and in the case of an emergency, immediately contact your local emergency services. Health Web Magazine and the publisher of this content take NO responsibility for any detrimental health issues or injuries that result from following advice found in articles, reports/overviews, or other content on our website. All visitors to Health Web Magazine, particularly pregnant and nursing women and individuals taking over-the-counter or prescribed medication, must consult with their physician before starting a new supplement or making any changes to their diet or exercise plan.

All trademarks, registered trademarks and service-marks mentioned on this site are the property of their respective owners. © 2021. All Rights Reserved. All opinions expressed on this website are the opinion of and were written by Admark LLC, owners/operators of this website. Disclaimer: The information provided on this site is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition. Your use of this website indicates your agreement to these websites published terms of use and all site policies.

X

All Health Web Magazine content is thoroughly reviewed and/or fact-checked by a team of health industry experts to ensure accuracy.

In keeping with our strict quality guidelines, we only cite academic research institutions, established health journals, or peer-reviewed studies in our content. You will be able to find links to these sources by clicking the numbers in parentheses (1, 2, etc.) that appear throughout our content.

At no time do we advise any of our readers to use any of our content as a substitute for a one-on-one consultation with a doctor or healthcare professional.

We invite you to contact us regarding any inaccuracies, information that is out of date or any otherwise questionable content that you find on our sites via our feedback form.