We all have excuses for not eating healthy. It’s too expensive, I’m too lazy to cook, I don’t know what to eat, I don’t have time to research, it’s too hard to find — we can go on and on about what we can’t do, refusing to make any kind of change in our eating habits, even if it benefits us in the end.
We at Evolve Daily understand that eating healthy isn’t exactly the easiest thing to do, especially if you’re used to indulging yourself. So instead of waiting for you to come up with another reason why you can’t eat clean, we’ve compiled 6 super straightforward, comprehensive diagrams to make it easier for you. Start the year right, and read on!
1) 7 5-Minute Dinners Nutritionists Eat
Curious to see what 7 nutritionists can whip up in just 5 minutes? Here’s a step-by-step diagram that makes healthy eating on the go super easy!
2) Build A Salad Dressing
Instead of drenching your salad in rich, fat-laden dressings (which defeats the whole purpose of eating a salad), registered dietician Kath, of katheats.com, shares her formula for a quick homemade dressing.
3) Grocery Shopping List For One
Sometimes, grocery shopping can be a challenge for one, especially if you want to eat healthy. Here’s how to build your grocery shopping list for a cleaner pantry.
4) The Top 15 Nutrient-Rich Foods
Not all greens are created equal! This infographic details the nutritional content of different vegetables and fruits, ranking them by the amount of vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein and potassium they contain.
5) Essential Vitamins and Minerals Cheat sheet
In order for our bodies to function properly and remain in tip-top shape, it needs certain vitamins and minerals to do so. This infographic shows us how we can get these key nutrients from everyday foods and how our bodies benefit from them.
6) Superfoods A to Z
Here’s a nice guide to the best fruits, vegetables, whole grains, dairy and healthy fats that could benefit our health tremendously. The Greatist shares 26 of their favorite superfoods – a great alternative to processed food and an easy way to reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer.
“Tell me what you eat and I’ll tell you what you are,” says the French godfather of the Paleo and low-carb diets Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. By continuing to lead a healthy lifestyle through exercise and maintaining a balanced diet, there’s no stopping us from becoming the greatest versions of ourselves. Let’s make this year the best one yet!