Strive to eat breakfast, pack your lunch, and cook dinner. Avoid buying (unless you already what you are going to get) - It's cheaper and healthier. Look up recipes and make big batches of healthy meals. Divide them into reasonable portions so they are ready for eating throughout the week.
Include lots of whole grains, lean proteins, fruits, veggies, and low fat dairy. Eat foods that are high volume, low calorie Don't deny yourself "naughty" foods. Eat a reasonable portion. Try to find ways to make you favorite foods healthier.
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.
SparkPeople advertisers help keep the site free! Learn more
I try to plan all our family's meals weekly, this includes the commitment to cooking healthy also. It doesn't take as much time as you would think to cook at home. We eat as a family and every member helps so dinner is generally done in a half hour. Try this at least 5 nights a week and reap reward
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.