Top 7 Nutritional Tips

added on: June 27, 2013

Don’t eat anything white

Nothing with white sugar or white flour or white potatoes. Stick to whole grains, brown rice and sweet potatoes.

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Drink at least 8-10 eight-ounce glasses of water per day, more when you exercise

You are over 60% water, and by the time you are thirsty you are already somewhat dehydrated.

Eat early

Never skip breakfast, try to eat soon after you awaken.

Eat often

Meals and snacks every 3-3 1/2 hours keeps your energy constant during the day and helps you better handle stress.

Eat balanced

Remember: carbohydrates burn, proteins build. You need both in each meal and snack.

Eat lean

While we need some fat in our diet, high-fat foods open the door to major disease.

Eat bright

Brightly colored fruits and vegetable are loaded with anti-oxidants. The brighter the color, the higher the nutrients. Think carrots, broccoli, spinach, blueberries, etc.

Reference: Elaine Harvey, M.S., Certified Nutritionist, Cedarburg, WI.