Eat Well to Feel Great

April 2015
Boost Your Metabolism

When you eat healthier, you are healthier. It almost sounds too simple. But a healthy diet can help you avoid heart disease, cancer, diabetes and stroke.

Your perfect plate:
Let's make it easy. Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. Fill the other half with grains and lean proteins.

To learn more, check out these nutrition tips from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Yummy health boosters:
Good food has a great job. Fats build healthy cells. Protein builds muscle. Fruits and veggies fill us with fiber. Here's how to boost your diet:

  • Fill up on color, like kale, beets, carrots and red peppers.
  • Fill up on color, like kale, beets, carrots and red peppers.
  • Satisfy your sweet tooth with fruit instead of simple, sugary carbs.
  • Cook with healthier fats, like olive, coconut, canola or peanut oil.
  • Choose healthy protein sources, like fish, beans, seeds and nuts.
  • Go for whole grains, like oatmeal or brown rice.