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EATING FOR HEALTH GUIDELINES

Healthy EatingEat plant based diet, especially leaves.

Ask yourself, ‘What kind of food would I eat? Start with this as your answer. Numerous studies point to the benefits of a plant-based diet: improved blood pressure, reduced risk of heart disease, drop in cholesterol and superior weight control.

Eat animals that has  eaten healthy.

At Eating Well we encourage sustainable raised choices when it comes to meat, poultry and seafood, both for our health and the health of the environment. The buyer’s guides and articles below will help guide you to the best choices.

Eat your colors.

The colors of many vegetables reflect the different antioxidant phytochemicals (anti-cancer stuff) they hold.Many of these chemicals help protect against chronic diseases, but each in a slightly different way, so the best protection comes from a diet containing as many different phytochemicals (micro nutrients)  as possible.

Shop the peripheries of the mall and stay out of the processed food aisle.

Processed food products rule the center aisles of the store, while the cases of mostly fresh food—produce, meat and fish, dairy—line the walls. If you keep to the edges of the store you’ll be much more likely to wind up with real food in your shopping cart.

Don’t undervalue the oily little fishes.

If there’s one food you should be eating (and possibly are not) it is the humble sardine. Sardines are one of the healthiest foods we can consume, according to health and environmental experts. These nutritional powerhouses are one of the best sources of omega-3 fats, with a huge 1,950 mg/per 3 oz. (that’s more per serving than salmon, tuna or just about any other food) and they’re packed with vitamin D. If you’re trying sardines for the first time, or you just really want to learn to like them, here are a few recipes to stoke your sardine love.

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