Planning to lose weight? Many people set themselves up to fail by choosing diets that are too strict and limiting. Instead of dieting, think of it as making a few healthier choices.
“If your eating is out of balance, ask yourself, ‘Is there a healthier choice I could make without feeling deprived?’ You may discover that you’re just as satisfied with frozen yogurt in place of ice cream, whole grain crackers instead of chips or a small instead of a large,” suggests Michelle May, M.D., award-winning author of “Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat,” suggests balance, variety and moderation.
Try making healthier choices without going on a diet. Try these healthy substitutions and tips for adding more fruit and vegetables into your diet from Blue Cross and Blue Shield Dietitian Judith Kolish:
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Love these ideas! I eat sunflower butter and love it with apples.
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