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04/02/2019
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Strategy #4 –  Eat more ‘real’ food

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What is real food?  It’s food that is unprocessed or minimally processed.  If you’re not sure, you can ask yourself if the food is something you would find in nature; ‘whole foods.’

Real food comes packaged with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other nutrients our bodies need to thrive.  These are the types of foods that give us energy instead of leaving us feeling hungry again a short time later.

They can also help with weight loss or maintenance as well as our overall health and feeling of wellbeing.

 Some examples include:

Vegetables

Fruit

Nuts

Seeds

Legumes

Grains

Animal protein

Seafood

Most Americans don’t get nearly enough vegetables in their diet, so maybe that’s a good place to start.

What whole foods can you add to your diet this week?

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Fisayo Adegoke (CHC, Nuritionist)

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