When you are busy it’s hard to maintain healthy eating habits. We pulled together some of the best healthy hacks for eating right, but not starving yourself at the same time.
Drink More HEALTHY Smoothies
Smoothies, healthy smoothies, are a very convenient way to consume the vitamins and nutrients you need without packing on the pounds.
More of the SuperFood Matcha
Matcha powder is a superfood because of all the assortment of health benefits it packs in a small punch. Matcha, for anyone who doesn’t know, is a finely ground powder made from green tea leaves.
You can use the matcha powder in an array of healthy recipes that will give you an abundance of antioxidants, calming abilities, and metabolism-boosting capabilities.
Eating Healthy Fats
Eating healthy fats in certain foods gives you the proper nutrients you need. However, be careful of the calories. Good fats still carry a large amount of calories.
This list will help…
|FOOD||PORTION||CALORIES||TOTAL FAT (GRAMS)||MUFAS (GRAMS)||PUFAS (GRAMS)|
|Almonds||1 ounce (23 almonds)||164||14.36||3.5||9.1|
|Canola oil||1 tbsp.||124||14||4.1||8.3|
|Chia seeds||1 ounce||137||8.6||0.6||6.5|
|Dark chocolate||1 square||27||1.9||0.05||0.6|
|Flaxseed||1 tbsp., ground||37||3||2||0.5|
|Olive oil||1 tbsp.||119||13.5||1.4||9.8|
|Peanut oil||1 tbsp.||119||13.5||4.3||6.2|
|Pistachios||1 ounce (49 kernels)||158||12.6||3.8||6.6|
|Safflower oil||1 tbsp.||120||13.6||2||10.1|
|Soybean oil||1 tbsp.||120||13.6||7.9||3.2|
|Walnuts||1 ounce (14 halves)||185||18.5||13.4||2.5|
Drink These Healthy Drinks
The American Heart Association suggests:
- Skip sweet tea in favor of plain, unsweetened tea with a squirt of lemon, some berries or calorie-free sweetener.
- Enjoy a glass of club soda with fruit slices for added flavor.
- Skip mochas, and opt for a small latte. Ask for nonfat milk instead of whipped cream.
Order Meals Early
You are able to cut your calorie intake, especially when you order out meals, by ordering early. A study shows when you order a meal before you are hungry, you order lower calorie meals.
Avoid ordering when your stomach is doing the ordering. You will avoid gaining a spare tire around the waist.