Eating Whole Foods

The term “whole foods” generally describes natural unprocessed foods containing only one ingredient. Whole foods tend to be nutrient-dense meaning they have fewer calories and more nutrients per serving than processed foods.

Basing your diet on whole foods is a pretty simple way to improve your health and help with weight loss as well as provide all the nutrients your body needs.

A few foods you may want to include in your diet would be vegetables, fruit, nuts and seeds, healthy starches, beans and legumes, herbs and spices to name a few. remember to buy fresh and cook yourself. Most Make sure to increase your water intake as well.

Foods you will want to avoid would be sugar based, foods that have trans fat, and vegetable oils, refined carbohydrate and processed low fat product.

Portion control is something you might want to take in to account as well, especially if you are overweight or trying to lose body fat.

While you do not have to never eat these foods again, maybe save them for a special occasion. Remember; you do not have to be super strict. If you can create a healthy diet you enjoy it will be easier to stick with for the long haul.

Remember, Balance is key. This is not a “diet” but a way of eating.

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