Easy Ways To Eat Healthy


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Too many of us dine out too much, go for fast food, or buy fully prepared heat & serve processed meals. An estimated 1/3 of us don't know how to cook anymore. Seriously? How do people survive that way?

I'm here to tell you that preparing and cooking real food at home doesn't have to be hard, even if you have a busy schedule. It does take a bit of planning. But once you've got the hang of it, it isn't that hard!

Here are some common sense suggestions to help you make that transition to real food.

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Easy Ways To Eat Healthy

  1. 1. HEALTHY MEALS FOR BUSY PEOPLE Barbara McNeely Natural Health Coach & Headache Decoder Tuesday, October 15, 13
  2. 2. What To Eat? Good Quality Protein Fewer Simple Carbs More Complex Carbs Omega-3 Fatty Acids Tuesday, October 15, 13
  3. 3. Good Quality Protein Grass-fed beef & pork Pastured chickens & eggs Nuts Beans Tuesday, October 15, 13
  4. 4. Fewer Simple Carbs Avoid These: Sugar in all its forms Candy, corn syrup, honey White flour White rice Potatoes without the skin Tuesday, October 15, 13
  5. 5. More Complex Carbs Vegetables Fruits Legumes Whole Grains Tuesday, October 15, 13
  6. 6. Omega-3 Fatty Acids Smaller Fish are lower in Mercury. The higher up the food chain, the more mercury. sardines, clam, tilapia, haddock, flounder, squid, salmon, oysters, crab, scallops, sole, trout, shrimp, catfish, crawfish, and anchovies Tuesday, October 15, 13
  7. 7. Omega-3 Fatty Acids Walnuts and Brazil nuts Olive Oil Flax seed Tuesday, October 15, 13
  8. 8. But I’m too Busy to Do This! Tuesday, October 15, 13
  9. 9. Nope, Nope, Nope! Not true! Tuesday, October 15, 13
  10. 10. Plan Ahead! Tuesday, October 15, 13
  11. 11. Know Your Ingredients Avoid Processed Foods Prepare Meals At Home Tuesday, October 15, 13
  12. 12. Know Your Ingredients Read labels & ingredient lists Rule: No more than 5 ingredients Rule: No ingredients you don’t know Tuesday, October 15, 13
  13. 13. Avoid Processed Foods Often contain dyes, GMOs, and hidden sugars Includes fast foods - source of dyes, GMOs and hidden sugars Tuesday, October 15, 13
  14. 14. Prepare Meals at Home Keep it simple Plan ahead Carve out time to prepare basics Tuesday, October 15, 13
  15. 15. Weekend (or your day off) Shop Cook grains, beans, lentils Cook up some proteins - chicken, pork tenderloin, etc. Roast veggies on a baking sheet Use these throughout the week Tuesday, October 15, 13
  16. 16. During The Week Mix & Match Stew - beans, meat, tomato & spices Salad w/ sliced chicken Pasta Sauce - veggies, canned tomatoes & garlic Create your own Tuesday, October 15, 13
  17. 17. On The Go Salad - veggies, lentils, chicken breast Burrito - pork, rice, beans Make-ahead snacks Tuesday, October 15, 13
  18. 18. Cooking and the kitchen are the best health trend you can possibly embrace. It may take a bit of planning, and a some time. But you will save money and improve your health. The first step: When you go to the grocery store, plan to shop for food, not products. With practice, it will get easier. Tuesday, October 15, 13
  19. 19. Barbara McNeely Natural Health Coach & Headache Decoder http:/MariposaNaturals.com 210.383.5842 Barbara@MariposaNaturals.com © 2013 - Mariposa Naturals LLC Tuesday, October 15, 13