Saturday, February 13, 2010

Healthy Foods

In today's world, obesity and weight problems have become epidemic in many countries. Due to the augmentation of work and stress, and the lack of free time, people have started to rely more and more on "junk food". Everybody has their own excuse to avoid cooking good foods at home. But the truth is that healthy recipes are at everybody's hand. There are many different foods that are good for your body that you might not even know of!

So to show you how easily you can eat better, here is an idea of something you could make for breakfast. No more greasy, less then acceptable, on the go fast food. Breakfast being the most important meal of the day, is it essential that you eat well, to feed your body and your brain the energy it will might to make it through the day.

So for your next breakfast, try this: 30g of whole grain cereals and 175g of yogurt mixed together, with 125ml of orange juice on the side. You don't like orange juice? Not a problem! You can substitute for your choice of vegetable of fruit juice, as long as it is 100% pure. You can also add as many fresh fruits as you want to your breakfast. Now that is a quick and nutritious morning!

Then you get to lunch, and you are stuck again, not knowing what to eat, tempted by the restaurant around the corner... Well the solution is right here. Here is a simple idea of healthy foods you can mix together for lunch.

Blend together some tuna, fat free mayonnaise and some shredded cheese or your choice to make your own tuna spread. See? It is as simple as that! These healthy recipes are just an example of what you could eat. If for any reason you do not like what is suggested in those, here is a simple tip to remind you of what consists of a healthy meal. You should pick 3 food groups for a healthy breakfast, and 4 for lunch.

Now you get to dinner, and things get even more complicated. Most of you have families, and you need to please them as well. So why not try your hand at a stir fry. It contains all the ingredients you should have in a healthy meal, and you are always free to substitute the meat for fish or veggie meat if you are a vegetarian.

For example: 1 lb of boneless chicken cut into strips, 1/4 cup of fat free Italian dressing, 2 cups of frozen of fresh mixed vegetable of your choice and 1 teaspoon of light soy sauce. Fry the chicken and dressing in a large skillet, add the veggies and soy sauce and fry for another 5 minutes. Dinner ready to eat for four! Have any leftovers? Why not make them the next day's lunch and save yourself even more time!

So as you can see, healthy recipes and healthy foods are accessible and realistic for anyone, whether you have plenty of time on your hands, or live a busy lifestyle. Your entire family can now benefit from eating wholesome meals.

Healthy food can be hard to find these days. Eggs are very healthy and nutritious for breakfasts, and are extremely easy to prepare, especially with these online healthy recipes.

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