Healthy Eating Principles 101: Health Starts Here

Looking to eat healthier? We’ve partnered with Whole Foods Market to help you get started: Every Whole Foods Market in North America and the UK is committed to your health. No matter where your favorite store is located, you'll find a variety of options to help you get started on a healthier lifestyle plan, including:

  • Culinary Education Classes and Series
  • "Getting Started" programs:
  • Eat Right America™ 28-Day Program
  • The Engine 2 Diet™ 28-Day Health Opportunity

Here are four healthy eating principles to get you started with healthy eating:

1. Plant based

No matter what type of diet you follow — including those that incorporate dairy, meat and/or seafood — eat more plants, like raw and cooked vegetables, fruits, legumes and beans, nuts, seeds and whole grains

  • Eat a colorful variety of plants to ensure you're getting the best nutrients for your body, which leads to feeling satiated

2. Whole foods

  • Choose foods that are real, fresh, natural, organic, local, seasonal and unprocessed
  • Eliminate the consumption of refined, highly processed foods and foods void of nutrients, such as artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, sweeteners and hydrogenated fats

3. Low fat

  • Get your healthy fats from plant sources, such as nuts and avocados
  • Minimize extracted oils and processed fats
  • If eating a diet that includes animal products, choose leaner meats and seafood as well as low-fat dairy products

4. Nutrient dense

For more information you can visit Whole Foods Market

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