Vary Your Food Choices
You should vary the foods you eat because every food contains different nutrients and vitamins that your body needs. Varying your diet will go a long way in ensuring your body is balanced and healthy.
Load Up On the Proper Foods
Your diet should be heavy in complex carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, and minerals while low in fat and free of cholesterol. In addition you should include low fat dairy products, lean meats, fish and poultry.
Limit the Unhealthy Foods
You want to limit as much as possible sugary foods, refined grains such as white bread, and salty snack foods. Sugar is added to a vast array of foods and should be watched closely. In addition unhealthy fats, such as saturated animal fat should be replaced with lean meats.
Moderate Portion Sizes
Portions sizes have expanded over the years which is reflected in peoples weights. Don’t feel obligated to eat everything, or try ordering appetizer size portions.