It’s not difficult to eat healthier. Just making simple changes to your diet can ramp up the vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients you’re getting. And better nutrition quickly spells better health. To make it easier for you, I’ve compiled 30 simple ways to supercharge your diet. Subscribe to my free e-mag World’s Healthiest News for more great ways to supercharge your diet.
1. Use avocado instead of butter on your sandwiches, buns, or on veggies.
2. Use naturally-sweet stevia instead of sugar. Be wary of powdered stevia that contain other sweeteners though. Stevia tastes sweet but doesn’t contain any form of sugar like glucose, fructose, maltose, etc. so it doesn’t impact blood sugar levels.
3. Drink green tea lemonade (sweetened with stevia, of course) instead of bottled ice tea or soda. Check out my recipe here.
4. Choose brown rice pasta instead of white pasta. Better yet, use kelp noodles if you can find them.
5. The same is true of rice. Choose brown rice instead of white rice.
6. Use stock instead of bouillon to make soup. It’s really easy to do if you add vegetables and water to a slow cooker and allow them to cook for at least 4 to 6 hours to extract the nutrients. Strain the vegetables out and use the liquid as the base for soup. Bouillon is notorious for containing the harmful neurotoxin monosodium glutamate (MSG).
7. Add a can of beans to a pot of homemade soup. It immediately ramps up the protein and fiber and helps you feel full longer so you’re less likely to crave unhealthy snacks.
8. Make your own salad dressings. They take a minute to make and help you obtain important fats. Use the 3:1 ratio: three parts oil (like olive or walnut oil) to one part acid (like lemon or lime juice, or apple cider vinegar). Add herbs and a little unrefined sea salt and maybe a teaspoon of honey (if desired). Shake in a jar or blend with a hand blender.
9. Switch from peanut butter to raw, organic almond butter. Peanuts are vulnerable to molds called aflatoxins which are highly inflammatory. Almonds are less vulnerable.
10. Eat kale chips instead of potato chips. You can purchase them ready-made or you can make your own by tossing kale in a little olive oil and unrefined sea salt, then bake at 275 until light and crispy (usually 15 to 25 minutes).
Keep reading to discover the food to eat instead of ice cream…
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