10 tips for healthy eating


Carbohydrates1. Choose good carbs, not no carbs. Whole grains are your best bet.
 
 
protein-icon2. Pay attention to the protein package. Fish, poultry, nuts, and beans are the best choices.
 
fats-icon3. Choose foods with healthy fats, limit foods high in saturated fat, and avoid foods with trans fat. Plant oils, nuts, and fish are the healthiest sources.
 
fiber-icon4. Choose a fiber-filled diet, rich in whole grains, vegetables, and fruits.
 
vegetables-icon5. Eat more vegetables and fruits. Go for color and variety—dark green, yellow, orange, and red.
 
milk-icon6. Calcium is important. But milk isn’t the only, or even best, source.
 
 
healthier-drinks-icon7. Water is best to quench your thirst. Skip the sugary drinks, and go easy on the milk and juice.
 
salt-icon8. Eating less salt is good for everyone’s health. Choose more fresh foods and fewer processed foods.
 
alcohol-icon9. Moderate drinking can be healthy—but not for everyone. You must weigh the benefits and risks.
 
vitamins-small-home10. A daily multivitamin is a great nutrition insurance policy. Some extra vitamin D may add an extra health boost.
 

Taken from Harvard School of Public Health: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/2013/11/06/healthy-eating-ten-nutrition-tips-for-eating-right/


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