Thursday, January 13, 2011


some tips from Experience Life...

 PRIORITY FOODS- you should be eating more of these

1. Omega-3 Fats
o   flaxseed oil
o   wild salmon, herring, sardines, black cod
o   omega-3 eggs
o   high-grade quality fish oil supplement

2. Cruciferous Vegetables- should eat one to two cups daily, sauté them in olive oil or steam them
o   broccoli
o   collard greens
o   kale
o   cabbage
o   brussel sprouts
o   bok choy

3. Nuts- eat in moderation, have as a snack
o   Almonds
o   Walnuts
o   Macadamia Nuts
o   Pecans

4. Deeply Colored Fruits- eat them in their natural state as a snack
o   Blueberries
o   Raspberries
o   Blackberries
o   Pomegranates
o   Red grapes
o   Mangoes

5. Green Tea- drink this instead of coffee, warm or iced


1. Processed food products
o   Shop around the perimeter of the super market, don’t go down the aisles (this is usually where the processed foods are)

2. High Fructose Corn Syrup
o   Read ALL labels

3. Trans Fats
o   Read ALL labels, if it says “partially hydrogenated”, don’t buy it

4. Refined Sugar and Flour Products
o   Try to find healthier alternatives to the foods you normally eat day to day
o   If you need an occasional sweet, go for a square of dark chocolate

5. Any food that gives you trouble

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