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How to Eat Healthy Using My Plate
How do I eat healthy? EatingWell's Brierley Wright shows how to eat healthy using the USDA's My Plate as a guide. She shares foods you'd eat in a healthy meal, how much fruit, vegetables, grains, protein and dairy to eat, and suggests some healthy meal ideas.
protein. Round out the meal with a fruit cup. This Sweet & Sour Pork stir-fry includes fruit, vegetables and lean protein. We add pineapple for just a touch of sweetness. Serve it with brown rice , which provides whole grains. The mixed green salad on the side adds more vegetables to your plate. And finish it with low-fat frozen yogurt, which provides dairy. For more ideas on how to build a healthy meal , come to eatingwell.com.
How to Lower Sodium in Your Diet
Want to reduce the sodium in your diet? EatingWell's Brierley Wright shows how to lower sodium in your diet to lower blood pressure. Cut sodium intake by choosing low sodium foods, reducing the amount of sodium you cook with and buying frozen vegetables.
Research shows that cutting back on sodium can help with both your blood pressure and your overall heart health. Prepared and processed foods provide most of the sodium in our diet. The easiest way to trim sodium is to replace packaged versions of things like soups, sauces and beans with homemade versions. When fresh vegetables aren't available, choose frozen over canned. A serving of frozen corn or peas instead of canned will save you about 400 mg of sodium. Keep a dish tasting great by using bold flavors like lemon zest or juice, or fresh or dried herbs. They awaken the flavors in your dish. You can also use seasoning blends found in the spice aisle of your grocery store. Just be sure that they say salt-free. As you can see, it's easy and delicious to decrease the sodium in your diet. For more healthy eating tips, come to eatingwell.com.
4 Ways to Increase Fiber-Rich Foods in Your Diet
Wondering how to increase the amount of fiber-rich foods in your diet? EatingWell's Brierley Wright shows 4 ways to eat more high-fiber foods from healthy food sources high in dietary fiber such as fruit, grains and beans.
easy and delicious to get more fiber in your diet. Find more healthy eating tips at eatingwell.com.
What is a Healthy Breakfast?
What should I eat for breakfast? EatingWell's Kerri-Ann Jennings shows what is a healthy breakfast and which healthy breakfast foods you should eat every day to enjoy the health benefits of breakfast. She offers, quick breakfast ideas and easy breakfast recipes.
these three ingredients together to make a healthy breakfast. Here we have scrambled eggs on English muffin with avocado and sliced tomato . Next, we have some yogurt for both protein and dairy, topped with berries for fruit and granola for whole grains. And lastly,
How to Eat to Reduce Saturated Fat in Your Diet
EatingWell's Brierley Wright shows how to reduce saturated fat in your diet and cut saturated fat in cooking. She offers foods low in saturated fat in place of foods high in saturated fat to avoid.
I'm going to show you some easy ways to cut back on saturated fat . You might already know that you need to limit it to about 10 percent of your calories. That's because saturated fat raises your cholesterol and is bad for your heart. So if you're eating 2,000 calories a day, that's just 22 grams. Replacing a slice of cheese in your sandwich with avocado will save you about 5 grams of saturated fat , plus you'll get some healthy fats from the avocado. Whether you're cooking or baking, swapping out butter with canola or olive oil will save you about six grams of saturated fat per tablespoon. A good rule of thumb when choosing oils is to look for one that's liquid at room temperature. That means they're made of mostly healthy fats. Solid at room temperature, such as coconut oil, means that it's made of mostly saturated fat . Replacing a 3-ounce piece of cooked red meat with salmon will save you about three grams of saturated fat , plus salmon delivers heart-healthy omega-3 fats. At EatingWell, we like to add a little fat to our salad. That's because it gives them some staying power and it also helps you absorb the nutrients in the vegetables. Choosing fat-free or low-fat dairy and nixing full- fat dairy is one of the easiest ways to cut back on saturated fat in your diet. Replacing whole milk with skim will save you about 5 grams of saturated fat , and choosing low-fat in place of full-fat yogurt will save you about 4-1/2 grams. Peanut butter and cream cheese are both yummy additions to go on top of a bagel or a piece of toast. But choosing peanut butter over cream cheese will save you about 3 grams of saturated fat . Don't forget that fats, whether they're saturated or unsaturated, deliver a lot of calories in a small amount. So, even when you're
How to Cut Sugar in Your Diet
Beware of sneaky sources of added sugars. EatingWell's Brierley Wright shows how to reduce added sugars in your diet by avoiding hidden added sugars in smoothies, dressings, sauces and cereal. These easy tips for how to cut added sugars will help you eat healthier.
a product where sugar appears at or near the bottom. For more healthy eating tips, come to eatingwell.com.
How to Get Foods with Omega 3 in Your Diet
Wondering where to get omega 3 fats into your diet? EatingWell's Kerri-Ann Jennings shows how to get more foods with omega 3 fats into your diet through fish high in omega 3 and through nuts, seeds and oils to get the health benefits of omega 3 fats.
of fat that does everything from boost your mood to help prevent heart disease . There are three kinds of omega-3s. DHA and EPA are the most important. They're great for your overall health. ALA is good