Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Eat Healthy Snacks to Maintain a Diet
As parents and individuals I think we would all like to incorporate a healthy diet into our lifestyle, however again with so much to do and limited time I think the urge to over indulge on not so healthy food is a normal habit. If we were to look around at ourselves and our children's eating habits I am sure that we would see so much unhealthy snacking so today I would like to share with you on some quick ways to eat healthier and especially snack healthier. The big key is to select foods from the five food groups it is simple to do since they can be found so easily. Snacking is the toughest part to eating healthy and it is a good habit to introduce our children to at a young age.
Picking snacks to balance your meals or a particular diet is the key to all snacking. To do this is pretty simple, have well planned snacks ahead of time to help reach certain dietary goals. So, if you are aware ahead of time what you need and should have to snack then have them readily available and this will take the burden off of you. This will prevent you from quickly reaching for that unhealthy snack or that quick vending machine fix.
Stay healthy and eat well.