Healthy eating is important if you want to get healthy and lose weight. Today we are going to take a look at some great healthy foods which you can easily include in your everyday diet. These foods are: oats, lentils, apples, avocado, goji berries, quinoa, yoghurt, blueberries, buckwheat pasta, almond butter, olive oil, kale, wild salmon, pomegranates, chiles, sardines, and tarragon.
Health Food 1 – Oats
Oats are a fantastic food to eat. They are a great complex carbohydrate which will give you a steady release of energy to keep your blood sugar level stable. They are also a good source of fiber and B-vitamins.
Lentils are another great food to keep your blood sugar level stable, due to being high in complex carbohydrate and also protein.
Apples are a great healthy snack for when you’re on the go. They are rich in antioxidants, and studies have shown that people who eat an apple immediately before a meal tend to eat fewer calories during the meal.
Don’t be scared by the high fat content of avocados because it is a good type of fat called monounsaturated. This type of fat is great for keeping your heart healthy and your appetite under control.
For a fruit, Goji berries contain a very high level of protein, and snacking on them will help keep your blood sugar stable and your appetite under control.
This wonderful grain is high in both fiber and protein, and helps keep you feeling full for longer.
Yoghurt is great for keeping your appetite under control, and is also a great form of friendly bacteria which helps keep your digestive system healthy.
Blueberries contain a lot of fiber to keep you feeling full, and are also extremely rich in antioxidants.
Buckwheat pasta is better than normal wheat pasta because it is higher in protein and therefore keeps your appetite and blood sugar under control.
Spreading almond butter onto toast or bread will make you feel fuller for longer than eating the bread on its own or spreading it with jam (bad idea, full of sugar).
As with avocados, olive oil is rich in monounsaturated fat which will help to keep your appetite under control.
Kale is low in calories, full of fiber to fill you up, as well is being a good source of iron and calcium.
Salmon is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, which, amongst other things, improve your body’s sensitivity to insulin which will help you keep your body fat level down.
Low in calories, high in fiber, and packed with powerful antioxidants, pomegranates are a food you should definitely include in your diet.
Chillies contain a compound called capsaicin which speeds up your metabolism, causing you to burn more calories.
omega 3 fatty acids.
This wonderful herb can be used as a replacement for salt in some of your meals, which will make your diet just that little bit healthier.