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Apr 29, 2016

10 Tips to Healthier Eating

  1. Eat more high fiber foods such as 100% whole grain breads and cereals.
  2. Choose a diet rich in plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans
  3. Choose vegetable oils such as olive oil and use sparingly. Limit fatty foods; especially animal fats.
  4. If you are overweight, consider loosing weight by reducing portion sizes and increasing physical activity.
  5. Consult your dietitian to help you with weight management, diet changes and symptom management.
  6. Limit red meat consumption to no more than four meals per week. Also, limit portion to three ounces per meal, which is about the size of a deck of cards.
  7. Limit salt-preserved, salted, or salty foods.
  8. Limit "fast foods" and sugary beverages like soda and juice drinks.
  9. Avoid processed meats as much as possible (deli meat, hot dogs, sausage, bacon, etc.)
  10. Avoid or limit alcohol.