The latest diet trend these days is actually to veer away from trends altogether and to simply accept a healthy lifestyle. Nutritionists say that fad diets are out and basic healthy eating is in. But saying eat well and exercise isn’t enough for most people. We still need guidelines and rules to keep us motivated and to keep us informed about what truly is healthy.
Here are some tips to keep your diet knowledge up and your weight down:
1. Choose smart snacks. Grazing on snacks all day doesn’t need to be as awful as it sounds. In fact, many nutritionists suggest eating between larger meals to keep cravings and overeating at bay. Have snacks prepared in advance-celery and carrot sticks, fruit salad, low-fat yogurt and granola, etc.-so that when hunger strikes you don’t just head to your cupboard and grab what’s easy (i.e. processed junk food). Continue reading