When you first think of healthy foods, you think of fresh foods that would require lots of prep before it makes it to your dinner table – and it may be foods that aren’t necessarily your favorite foods either.
Many people blame their healthy lifestyles for their poor eating habits – but healthy eating doesn’t have to be that time-consuming or complicated. There are healthy packaged foods that can help ease the stress and work related to accessing healthy food – you would need to read the label to fully understand what is in it though! There are ways to navigate your healthy foods to ensure that you get all the nutrients you need for the day.
A common way to make sure that you have ready, healthy, homemade meals and snacks is to meal prep. Take time to read all nutrition labels if you're going for packaged foods. Prep your meals and snacks to make life easier – and to avoid unhealthy foods that are pretending to be healthy! This way, you would also be able to portion out your food for control.
When it comes to healthy foods, some foods – especially packaged ones – may claim to be “healthy” but they might actually not be! That’s why, it is important to learn how to read the labels in order for you to know what you’re putting in your body. Watch the video below to learn how to pick out unhealthy foods that are pretending to be good!