6 Foods to Remove From Your House Forever
Everyone speaks nowadays how abs are made in the kitchen. If your kitchen is full of unhealthy snacks and treats, you probably won’t get on the right track until you get rid of them. Check out our list with 6 foods you should stop purchasing if you want to stay healthy and fit.
Of course we have to satisfy our cravings for sweet once in a while, but try doing it in a more healthy way than eating a box of processed cookies or a plate full of homemade brownies. Freeze some bananas and toss them in a blender together with some organic peanut butter to make a healthy ice-cream. It is yummy, and the most importantly – it is good for you. If you can’t live without chocolate, we recommend it as dark as your ex’s soul. But unlike your ex, dark chocolate is actually good for you. It is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients and it can help keep your arteries healthy for a long time.
Any soda can, including the diet soda, is saturated with high fructose corn syrup and contains no nutritional value. Our bodies don’t need these drinks as they are filled with empty calories. Instead, make your own fruit juices or smoothies or try flavoring your water with sliced lemon, cucumber or strawberries.
- Breakfast cereals with added sugar
That ‘healthy’ bowl of granola you consume every morning contains more calories from sugar than the infamous can of soda. We realize it is tasty and delicious, but it will leave your body in a nutrient deficient state. You’ll crave more food in less than an hour. If you have it in your house, get rid of it and do not purchase it again if you love your body.
Chips, pretzels, microwave popcorn and other salty snacks
Regular consumption of sodium-packed potato crisps and similar salty treats will definitely ruin your waistline. You can replace the unhealthy bagged potatoes with some homemade kale or carrot chips. Replace your buttery microwave popcorn packaging with good old air-popped popcorn. They are nutritious and low in calories. If you can’t eat them plain, mix some olive oil with your favorite seasoning, sprinkle and enjoy.
Multigrain Bars, Breads and Bagels
You’ve heard about the harmfulness of white flour and decided to switch it with multigrain version without making your own research? Multigrain flour is just enriched version of the white flour, with several grains thrown in. The best solution is to look for whole-wheat options.
Quick and boxed meals
Whether it’s prepared rice, instant noodles or frozen pizza, these products are packed with sodium, trans-fats and extra calories and due to their low amount of fiber, they can’t be broken by the body for several hours. If you don’t have time to prepare home cooked meals every day, prepare a big batch at once, put the food in the plastic containers and keep it in the freezer. That way you can have a healthy homemade lunch in a few minutes, even on a busy day.
In conclusion, we know it’s hard to maintain fit figure and a healthy lifestyle in an environment full of temptations. If you have a family, especially kids, we know it is hard to get rid of above mentioned foods, but try teaching the children to a healthier lifestyle from the beginning. Stop buying temptations! You know if you have cookies in your pantry, you will eat them eventually. Clean out your pantry and your fridge and embark upon a new journey.