Stop the madness! Eating all the processed junk isn't good for you. If you're relying on a box to tell you there are no trans fats, then you're shopping in the store's wrong section. Shop the perimeter of your grocery store. (Produce/Meats/Cold) If you can't buy fresh, then buy fresh frozen. :)
Buy organic when you can! Support your local farmers and farm stands. Even if they aren't organic, your local farmer will tend to use less chemicals and pesticides.
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...when it comes to meals, that is. I eat a lot of frozen meals for breakfast and lunch during the week (like Weight Watchers and Lean Cuisine meals). It takes the guess work out of what I'll eat, their fairly healthy and they're always handy, so "no time to cook" is not an excuse. (If you're watching your sodium, try some Healthy Choice meals.) I eat fresh fruits for healthy snacks and I cook my dinners and weekend meals (and try to get in the veggies!).
I was never much of a water drinker until I started adding fresh fruit to it. Now, I drink my 8 glasses plus some with no problem. I bought a water pitcher from QVC that has a hollow tube in the middle of it. The tube has strainer-like holes and can be filled with fruits/ veggies. It's awesome!
I fill up the tube with cut up fruits/veggies and then fill the pitcher with water. My favorite is strawberry, with cucumber coming in a close second. The special pitcher isn't required; just muddle some fruit in the bottom of a pitcher and fill; same effect. Yummy! 334
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