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Learn the eight simple ways you can be healthier
1 – Coconut Sugar
Refined white sugar has no nutritional value and can spike your body’s blood sugar
Sub that in for coconut sugar. Coconut sugar is derived from the sap of the coconut and contains iron, calcium, zinc and potassium.
2 – Sweet Potatoes
Potatoes are mostly fine for you but if you wanna pack a nutritious punch then opt for sweet potatoes. They’re high in vitamin A, are believed to improve heart health and help control blood sugar.
3 – Brown Rice
White rice is refined brown rice that’s been stripped of it’s nutrients. Brown rice on the other hand is rich in antioxidant and magnesium.
4 – Almond Butter
Peanut butter can be good for you but almond butter is richer in heart-healthy fats, vitamin E and fiber. Nut and seeds butters can also sub for actual butter on your bread.
5 – Mash Avocados
Mayonnaise is high in calories. So use mash avocados which are high and good unsaturated fats, vitamins and minerals.
6 – Lettuce Bun
Many breads are loaded in carbs. So, opt for a lettuce bun instead of a regular bun for your burgers
7 – Brown Rice or Whole Wheat Tortillas
Ditch heavily processed tortillas for brown rice or whole wheat tortillas which are low carb and high in fiber.
8 – Greek Yogurt
A lot of yogurts are high in sugars. Switch to greek yogurts which is high in protein and can be a great substitute for fats and creams
And remember to eat plenty of fruits and veggies. But if you’re going to eat junk, do it in moderation