You make food choices every day. A side of fries or a garden salad? It’s easier to eat healthy when you first decide how you want to feel after your meal.
Eating well nourishes your body, mind, and soul—and is the foundation to your overall health. Eat to meet your body’s needs, with a goal of feeling better when you’re done. Before you eat, ask yourself: Am I actually hungry or am I just bored, tired, or near food? After you eat, ask yourself: Do I feel well, full, and satisfied? Mindful eating can help you shift from a “what do I do?” mindset to a “how do I feel?” mindset.
5 ways to eat healthy
Quick Tips: Making Fast, Healthy Meals
Making healthy meals doesn’t have to take a lot of time or require complicated recipes. There are many ways you can save time in the kitchen and still eat delicious, healthy food. It’s just a matter of having the right foods on hand and learning how to take shortcuts in the kitchen.
Plant-based eating is eating plant foods in their whole, unprocessed forms. This includes vegetables, fruits, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and small amounts of healthy fats. It can help you limit animal products (meat, poultry, fish, dairy, eggs), processed foods, and sweets.
Total Health Assessment
Make good health a part of your daily habits with our healthy lifestyle programs. These personalized, online programs can help you create an action plan to reach your health goals. Based on your Total Health Assessment results, you’ll find advice, encouragement, and tools that can help you make healthier lifestyle choices.