People don’t always want to ditch their favorite recipes, but want ways of making some swaps to increase how healthy a meal is. While it’s still ok to eat the … read more
Articles Tagged: healthy eating
I have been fat since childhood. I think I might have an eating disorder. I feel guilty after eating my meal, and then weigh myself like 100 times in an hour. I want to lose about 10 kg. What is your advice?
It sounds like you could benefit from meeting with a qualified mental health provider to discuss the feelings of guilt you have around eating as well as working to improve … read more
I’m not a vegetarian. I eat chicken rarely, and I sometimes drink milk, but I don’t have any other source of protein. How do I get protein in my diet?
Great question! Protein is really important to eat because it helps build bones and muscles. It acts as a building block for enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals that are … read more
A well-balanced diet includes all of the food groups. These food groups are vegetables, fruits, dairy, protein, grains, and fats. MyPlate is a tool that can help you choose healthy … read more
I barely feel full even after I eat. I don’t know if it’s because I’m burning more calories since I have a job so I’m on my feet all the time. I’m very worried to eat till I’m full because I’m scared, I’m going to gain lots of weight. What can I do?
There are a couple of different things that can affect how full you feel after you eat. Portion sizes: Do you think that you’re getting enough food? A very general … read more
My height is 6 ft and my weight is less than 60 kilos (about 132 pounds). How can I get healthy body?
It’s great that your goal is to have a healthy body! There is a big range of ‘normal’ body types in the world—some people are healthy at a skinnier weight, … read more
How do I keep my body strong?
Great question! You can keep your body strong by eating nutritious foods, exercising regularly, and getting enough sleep. Strength training is another way to become stronger, lessen the chance of … read more
Why have I been losing my appetite? I’m not sick or anything, I eat, but not as much as I usually do.
There are certain times when you may be less hungry than usual such as when you are sick, when you are less active or when you are feeling down. Your … read more
You may have heard that eating fruits (and vegetables) is good for you, but do you know why? Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is associated with a … read more
I’m a 15 year old guy weighing over 170 pounds. Am I considered obese and if so, how can I fix it?
The healthy weight range for you depends on your height and your age. Body mass index, or BMI, is a measurement that uses both your height and weight to come up … read more