Are you working on a better you? Do you want to make better choices?
Well, you are making the right decision. I haven’t been healthy all my life. I had the same struggles that every woman experiences at least once in her life. You know what I am talking about!! I am still on the journey of eating better and making better choices. Not only to shed the extra weight but to nourish my body with what it really needs. Real food, Ital Food. Your body needs support from proper nutrition, hydration and rest.
Pick and choose from the list, and try to incorporate one item into your diet. Maybe you could start on a weekly or monthly basis. Either way, it will do you good. Beautiful skin and tons of energy. Most importantly, the list below includes detoxifying foods: food that helps the body to naturally detox and eliminate toxins.
12 Healthy Foods You Should Be Eating
Apricot : Full of beta-carotene, which helps prevent free-radical damage and protect the eyes. Also full of vitamin A. You can eat them dry or fresh.
Avocado : Oleic acid, an unsaturated fat that helps lower your cholesterol level, and adds a good dose of fiber to your diet.
Berries : High in fiber, and they contain vitamins and minerals your body needs to function normally. They are also full of vitamin C and potassium.
Tomato : Has one of the best antioxidants, carotenoids. It also helps reduce the risk of stomach and colon cancers.
Lemon : Limonene, furocoumarins and vitamin C, all of which help prevent cancer.
Broccoli : Indole-3-carbinol and sulforaphane help protect against breast cancer. Also full of vitamin C and beta-carotene.
Spinach : Can prevent some signs of aging, full of iron and will give you tons of energy.
Quinoa : A half cup of cooked quinoa has 5 grams of protein, more than any other grain, plus iron, riboflavin and magnesium.
Kale : Kale is rich in fiber, protein, vitamin K and omega-3 fatty acids. It is also considered a detox food.
Apple : Simple, it keeps the doctor away.
Orange : Full of vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium and folic acid.
Carrot : High in vitamin A, B, C, E and fiber.
Just remember that in most cases fruits and veggies are simply good for you!!