DIETARY AND LIFESTYLE CHANGES
Dietary and lifestyle changes can facilitate weight loss and have a lasting impact on health. High fiber diets and the exclusion of processed foods, is an awesome combination for shedding excess pounds.
Focus on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, seeds and nuts, which should make up the majority of what you eat.
IDEAS FOR GROCERY SHOPPING
*Fruits:Berries, apples, citrus fruits, pears, peaches, pineapple, bananas.
*Vegetables:Kale, spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, asparagus, peppers, beets.
*Starchy vegetables:Potatoes, sweet potatoes, butternut squash.
*Whole grains:Brown rice, rolled oats, quinoa, wild rice.
*Healthy fats:Avocados, olive oil, canola oil.
*Legumes:Peas, chickpeas, lentils, peanuts, black beans.
*Seeds, nuts and nut butters:Almonds, cashews, macadamia nuts, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, natural almond butter.
*Unsweetened plant-based milks:Coconut milk, almond milk, cashew milk.
*Spices, herbs and seasonings:Basil, rosemary, turmeric, curry, black pepper, ginger, cumin.