Healthy diets

anybody got any suggestions towards a healthy diet?

i thought i could use my slow cooker (crock pot) its a good place to start i think :wink:

but if you can think of anything else that is easy to procure i’d like to know,

healthier the better lol

I like to use my blender and live off healthy soups when I’m hungry!

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i wouldn’t know what to put in one of those things

Chili is fairly healthy.

start the morning with scrambled egg ( one egg ) in coconut oil and tumeric
lemon drink ( freshly squeezed ) with warm water.

lunch…sardines with homus on sourdough. :fish:

dinner…vegetable bake with broccoli or salad
dessert…mango with greek yoghurt…full fat. :flushed:
take care :alien:

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On this page http://www.leannebrown.com, there is a rectangle that says “Free PDF.” It is a free cookbook of healthy food on a budget of about $4 per day. Lots of veggies and meal ideas.

I eat an active 175lb lean younger man diet. What I eat would make you fat.

I can say that you should try eating shredded wheat in the mornings, beans and rice for lunch, and fish and vegetables with some noodles or some ■■■■. For snacks, eat nuts and fruit.

And get some sort of exercise. You don’t have to workout like I do, just go for a walk 30 mins a day or something. Just move around. Something other then sedentary every day. Walking around the zoo all day is fun, I did that last saturday on my recovery day from six days of workouts.

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Go easy on the sugar and carbs. Plenty of fresh vegetables. Sensibly sized portions of whatever you eat. Meat is OK for you but a little expensive.

When I found out I was diabetic, I went to a dietician. She has several advanced degrees and 30 years of experience, so she knew what she was doing.

I’ll give you the parameters for my diet. Obviously your body makeup is important.

-Limited my carbs to under 200 per day.
-I don’t have to worry about calories, just carbs.
-under 1,500 mg of salt per day
-Over 30 grams of fiber per day.
-Under 40 grams of fat per day; less is preferable.
-Focus on unsaturated fats.
-Under 10 grams of saturated fats, less is even better.
-I can eat as many vegetables as I want, as they don’t go against my carbs; have to count fruit though.
-Under 8 ounces of meat per day; that includes eggs.
-Under 25 grams of sugar per day.
-The less processed food is, the better; high fiber is good.
-5 meals per day (3 meals, 2 snacks).
-Food journal daily; one of the most important aspects of this.

I’m sure I forgot some other things.

I lost 50 pounds in 3 months. My triglycerides went from 1,200 to 95. My A1C (blood sugar level) went from 300 to under 100.

Even though I’ve put some weight on recently, I am no where close to what I am and my numbers are still good.

Hope this helps.

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Hi Daydreamer, I didn’t know where to start either when I began but now I consume loads of vegetables as a result… I chop an onion and soften it on the stove in some oil and garlic paste, then I put in one stock cube and one cup of boiling water plus 500g of frozen veg. Then I let the frozen veg heat up and when that’s all done I blend it…

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I have simply gone off bread, and caffeine, and eat lots of nuts, fish, cheese, chicken, chili without beans, plain Greek yogurt, some fruit, and veggies. I mainly avoid carbs. I don’t know if it’s making a big difference weight wise but I’m feeling a lot better and my voices, moods, and anxiety have improved greatly. I am not looking forward to a time when I have lost the ability to control my diet again like when I am forced to be with a lot of people who eat the wrong foods around or if I ever end up in the hospital again where I am forced to eat the wrong foods. I know my will power will likely die then and I will fall off the tracks. I did survive Christmas however without my weight changing much.

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what can i try? how can i find a healthy diet plan?

i saw a menu for wiltshire foods yesterday and they all looked good, i could have them delivered if i wanted every week, its just cost though you know, they say that you can make really good meals at low cost but idk how, i spend far to much on food every week probably about £150 a week, its pretty ridiculous

Anxiety Orange how do you measure the various macros and micronutrients? I always have a hard time measuring them. I also get a lot of cravings for carbs especially. Cooking is also another problem for me. I hate cooking, and I don’t know what easy meals there are. If you can give me some meal idea suggestions that would be great.

Six small meals a day, high protein veg., fruit, grains, good fats
exercise at least 30 minutes a day, 5 times

I don’t measure nutrients. If you eat a good amount of fruits and vegetables, you should be fine. I believe mynetdiary.com measures those, but I’m not sure.

Breakfast - 1/3 cup oat bran, 1/4 cup pecans, 1 banana, 1/2 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk, and cinnamon.

Lunch - Veggie Burger (beware of salt), 2 slices sprouted wheat bread, veggies for the sandwich, water, fruit.

Dinner - Chicken breast, brown rice, brocoli/cauliflower mix, tea.

This is a basic menu. A little boring, but obviously you can spice it up.