Written By Lewis Robinson / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
It is easy to find something to eat for a quick snack or a fast dinner when you are crunched for time. However, just because it is easy and fast doesn’t mean it is good for you, and when you eat too many dinners that come from a vending machine it can end up affecting your energy and your health.
So what can you do to make sure that you are getting your essential nutrients? Read on for some tips!
Try a Patch
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Add in Nutritious Food When You Can
You no doubt deserve that hot fudge sundae after a long work week. Is there some yummy fruit you could add to make it more nutritious? Maybe you really need a few cookies after dinner – you can add in some vitamins by having them with some milk? You don’t have to deprive yourself of all your favorite foods, but you can have your favorites with some added nutrition.
Take Along Some Nutritious Snacks
A good way to avoid the temptations that vending machines offer is to bring your own food so that you have another option when you are hungry. It is very easy to bring a bag of baby carrots or some snap peas to munch on.
Also, although fruits and veggies are the go-to snack when you want to make sure you are eating a nutritious diet, don’t forget about other things that can make a good snack but have lots of nutrition value, like nuts and cheese.
Don’t Skip Meals
Sometimes it can be tough to find the time to take a break and eat. However, in the end it is worth it. Skipping a meal can leave you with no energy and no brain power, and when you skip a meal and find yourself starving later it can lead to snacking on chips or other foods that contribute nothing to your nutrition.
Stopping for a lunch break in the middle of the day is also the perfect excuse to take a break from work; you’ll no doubt return to your task refreshed and ready to go.
Eat Healthy Even When You Eat Out
Nowadays, there is no excuse for not eating right. Even fast food places have realized that customers want healthier options. It may be tempting to get your favorite burger, but now you can opt for a salad instead, or get a smaller burger with a side salad. Eat the salad first, so that you can be sure you are getting some vitamins and minerals.
Try a Smoothie
Smoothies are easy to take along when you are running late, and you can pack them full of good things. It is easy to make an apple, peanut butter, and milk smoothie to get all of that nutrition packed into an easy to take and drink breakfast.
If you make a smoothie at home - which is easier and quicker than ever, thanks to the personal blenders that are so widely available nowadays - you have the advantage of being able to put whatever you want into it. You can add in your favorite foods along with some nutritious bits – the possibilities are endless.
Temptation is everywhere when it comes to food with empty calories. However, in the long run it is worth it to pay attention to what you eat, so that you can get the nutrients you need to stay healthy and energetic.
You don’t have to give up on all of your favorite foods – just find some ways to incorporate some more nutritious foods into your day, or try a patch to give you that extra bit of what your body craves.
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Lewis Robinson is a freelance writer and expert in health and fitness. When he isn’t writing he can usually be found reading a good book or hitting the gym.
Founder Ray Spotts has a passion for all things natural and has made a life study of nature as it relates to health and well-being. Ray became a forerunner bringing products to market that are extraordinarily effective and free from potentially harmful chemicals and additives. For this reason Ray formed Trusted Health Products, a company you can trust for clean, effective, and healthy products. Ray is an organic gardener, likes fishing, hiking, and teaching and mentoring people to start new businesses. You can get his book for free, “How To Succeed In Business Based On God’s Word,” at www.rayspotts.com.