Eat Healthier, Easier
We all want to eat better, exercise more, and generally live a healthier lifestyle. Who doesn’t want to feel better, look more attractive, and live longer? Yet too often we find ourselves quickly defeated by inertia. Changing habits can be a difficult proposition. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be. Here are 5 easy ways to improve your diet:
1) Try Different Protein Sources
Protein is one of the most important macronutrient groups in our diets. Changing up our habits to include healthier protein sources like beans, nuts, peas, and tofu not only improves our nutrient profile, it also adds some much needed variety to tired eats.
The next time you’re making stir-fry, try throwing in some wonderfully nutty tempeh. Or make a lentil or bean soup instead of one with meat. Veggie product substitutes have also gotten surprisingly tasty as more and more companies have innovated to meet increased market demands. You’ll be amazed at how good some veggie burgers taste–and thankful for a novel option. Continue reading