Eight tips for healthy eating.
6. Drink plenty of water throughout the day. It is now recommended that for every pound of body weight, you need about a half ounce of fluid intake per day.
0.5 ounces X Body Weight in Pounds = Daily Fluid Requirement in Ounces
Not so good with math? Here is another quick calculator which also takes into consideration amount of exercise and environment.
7. No, not skittles. I apologize if you just got a little excited for a second. Variety is another key to a healthy diet. What easier way to remember that you need a variety, than thinking of a rainbow? By "tasting the rainbow," hopefully we have this thought in mind, we should have as many colors on our plate as there are in a rainbow.
Well, what the heck does that mean?
Well, for example, let's say you're eating a salad. Instead of lettuce and tomatoes, maybe you say ok I need some orange, yellow, and purple. You might add carrots, or orange bell peppers, squash, and purple onions.
Need some inspiration for foods of the rainbow? This site not only has a lot of food choices for each color, but also explains the importance of each color, and their nutritional value in your diet.
8. 5:1 No:Yes Rule will help you try and turn down some of the things you can't help but eat, even though you know you should probably pass. For the food of choice, be it brownies, cookies, chips, etc., say NO five separate times before you allow yourself to say YES.It will take some will power, but you can do it. Just think of the amount of empty calories you will not be eating.
Those are my quick tips for eating healthy, what are yours? Any healthy recipes you want to share to help us add moderation/ variety/ healthy deliciousness into our diets?