How to Make Healthier Choices Essay

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How to Make Healthier Choices * Choose breads whose first ingredients says whole * DON’T EAT A LOT OF PROCESSED FOODS * Avoid sweet bakery food like donuts and muffins * Junk food contains more than 50% fat calories * Avoid fried food like tortilla chips and potato chips * Try low-fat versions * Look for low fat versions of cereals * Fruits and veggies very healthy * Try not to add any extra fat like olive oil or butter to veggies * Baking, broiling, and roasting are the healthiest ways to roast meat * Trim fat before cooking meat * Poaching, steaming, baking and broiling are the healthiest ways to prepare fish. * Some seafood reduces the risk of heart disease * Substitute skim milk for cream in recipes * Try low-fat cheese * Plain non-fat yogurt with fruit is good for dessert * Skim sherbet is alternative to ice cream * Eating too many sweets adds risk of disease * Staying hydrated is good health but a lot of sugary drinks ruin that * Emphasize fruits, veggies, whole grains, and milk products * Try different fresh fruits * Don’t eat canned fruits because they might add excess sugars * Try fresh veggies * Try a new vegetable every week * Try to look for veggies without butter, salt, or cream sauce * Calcium rich products are delicious * The best idea for one is yogurt * Try it with fruit or unsweetened granola *