Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Stay Away from Processed Food

One of the many reasons that we eat processed foods is because they are extremely convenient. With many of us having busy lives, there is less and less time to buy, prepare and cook healthy foods. Here are some tips on how to stay away from processed foods.

Processed foods are foods that are already prepared, for instance, TV dinners, snacks such as chips and cheese doodles and fast food. They are extremely easy to buy, eat and they usually taste good, unfortunately they are not healthy for most people.

It is easy to stay away from processed foods; open thing that you must change is your planning. The reason that most people eat healthy foods is because they are too tired to cook or don’t have enough time to go to the supermarket and buy fresh fruits and vegetable to eat. Make sure you plan your weekly meals out. While you don’t have to go to the supermarket every day, try to go twice a week to pick up fresh foods.

Once you have plenty of fresh foods at home, set a time to cook and prepare your meals. You can usually prepare two meals at a time, your dinner and lunch for the next day. By planning your meals and making time to purchase the right types of foods, you can eat healthier and lose weight.

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