The idea of how much we eat being more important than what we eat seems to be the new go to.
We obsess over counting every calorie, one by one. We think by restricting or staving ourselves is the healthier option. We focus on all the things we cannot eat, leaving us wondering what in the world can we eat.
Rather than focusing all our energy into counting calories and creating restrictions, we should try to focus on what makes up those calories we eat.
What we eat is so important. It is what determines if we are getting all the nutrients our body needs to function properly. When we limit ourselves to what we can eat in a day we miss out on important nutrients to keep out bodies fueled.
Load your day with the nutrient-dense foods that will keep your body energized and happy to take on your daily tasks.
So now you’re probably wondering what some good nutrient-dense foods are! Some of the most nutritious nutrient-dense foods include; vegetables, fruits, whole grains, eggs, beans and nuts. Here’s a list of a few options to get you started:
- Pumpkin, flax or chia seeds
- Beans or lentils
- Brown Rice
- Whole Wheat
- Dark Chocolate
There are so many options to choose from out there, this is a very limited list to a few of the best and most common nutrient-dense foods.
Stop restricting your body and explore all the delicious options the world has to offer! You don’t have to stress over every calorie and restrict your body to live a healthy and happy life!
I’d love to here your personal stories regarding nutrition and any nutritious recipes your willing to share!