Everyday Eating For A Healthier You!

healthy eating woman 1It’s all about balance. If you’re trying to keep up with a healthy lifestyle in 2014, the first thing you need to do is balance your calories with your physical activity.

Now that doesn’t mean that after you’ve finished on the elliptical you head over to your favorite fast-food joint. You still need to eat healthy! doing so will put you on the road to achieving or maintaining a healthy weight and reducing the risk of developing diet-related chronic diseases.

Try eating more whole grains, vegetables, fruits and seafood. these food groups will help you feel fuller longer, without having to turn to unhealthy options.

According to the dietary Guidelines, americans attribute more than one-third of their calories to solid fats and sugars. Cut back on your intake of solid and trans fat and replace them with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. Liquid vegetable oils like canola, peanut, olive, and snack foods like olives, avocados, nuts and seeds are loaded with good fats.

Catherine Mendez

Catherine Mendez is the Editorial Assistant at Lucille Roberts. With a B.A. in Journalism from Quinnipiac University, writing is her calling. A born New York City gal, Catherine is a social media lover and runner (when it’s warm out). A magazine hoarder, hopeFUL romantic, and avid list maker, she is looking to polish up her yoga skills. Catherine never parts with her iPhone so follow her: @cathjmendez

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