Eat organic food during this new year to lose weight and be more healthy!
New Year’s food is not known for being healthy, right? Making the right food choices during this holiday season can be the perfect time to eat healthier.
Generally, the foods you put on your plate during the holidays don’t just make you feel worse, they also help you gain weight. How to avoid eating all the amazing holiday meals and feeling terrible later? It all comes down to a few simple, healthy choices that are not only delicious but are healthy too. To start, make sure all food is organic! Next, make sure your food is completely natural, with as little as process food as possible. Now, let’s take a look at what we believe is the best go-to holiday ingredients for your favorite meals that not only will taste great, are also a top source of vitamins, minerals and protein in our diet.
Beans are a main source of vitamin B, manganese and protein. They’re also a good source of vitamin A, folate, vitamin B6, manganese and minerals. Beans are also a good source of fiber, potassium, vitamin B2 and vitamin B3. There are many different types of beans including:
- Kidney Beans
- Beans with Tastes Like Coffee
- Beans with a Strong Beans flavor
- Beans with a Very Strong Beans flavor
Berries are a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E. They’re also a good source of fiber and minerals. Berries are a good source of vitamin K, folate, vitamin B6 and manganese. Although most berries are not an ideal source of vitamin C, some are better than others.
Organic Dark Leafy Greens
Dark leafy greens are a good source of vitamins A, B2 and B3, manganese and fiber. These types of greens are good for heart health and are also known to prevent CVD (Cholesterol derangement). Dark leafy greens are also a good source of vitamins K and N and minerals like iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese and more.
Organic Nuts and Seeds
Nuts and seeds should be a big part of our diet during the holidays. There are many different types of nuts but the most common ones are:
- Camu Camo
Organic Eggs, Well- Thrown or Not
Omelets, omelette starters and frittatas, frittatas with eggs, well-thrown omelets or frittatas without eggs are very common during the holidays. Eggs are a good source of vitamin B, vitamin A, protein and calcium. They’re also a good source of vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids. They’re also a great source of lutein, vitamin B2 and vitamin B5.
Stoornova is a British word meaning ‘thrown together’. It’s a very common type of dessert during the holidays. The main ingredients in this type of dessert are:
- Eggs, Well- Thrown or Not
- Orange Zest
- Fruits (Sunflower, Banana, Apple, Peach, Orange, Blueberry and Kiwi are common)
- Orange and lemon juice
- Cream Cheese, Well-Thrown or Not
- Refried beans or bean Threaded or Beans with Tastes Like Breakfast or Omelet
- Boiled or Baked Beans
- Brown rice or White rice
- Brown rice with meat or beans
Fats: Good For You And bad For You
Athletic foods like American football or ice-skating are very bad for you. Fats are high in saturated fats, trans fats and cholesterol. They also contain sodium, potassium and other important minerals. Fats also help regulate blood pressure and heart rate.
The best time to start cutting back on your intake of certain foods is during the holidays. All the foods you love are likely to become less palatable and sugar free during this time. Eating healthy during this time, instead of later, can help you lose weight and keep it off. If you are experiencing hunger pangs or are having a hard time finding the right time to eat, try swapping out some of the following for another healthy option. Remember, it is not the food itself that makes you feel good, it is the time you spend eating it. If you are having a hard time choosing the right time to eat, consider this an opportunity to try something new! Remember, it is not the foods you eat during the holidays that make you fat, but the way you handle them. If you want to lose weight, eat healthy during the holidays. Not only will your body feel better and your taste buds will be happy, but also you will be able to gain valuable insight into what foods are best for you on a daily basis. If you are just getting started on a healthy eating plan, check out these tips. It doesn’t matter if you are pregnant, nursing or just want to start a lean body mass (LBM) program, these tips can help get you started.