Before we enter the holiday of Thanksgiving, it is a good time to think of watching what we eat. We all love to eat in the company of family and friends. However, it is better to eat wisely and healthy. Here is my list of what to eat and what not to eat during the holidays. Of course, exceptions to these lists is up to you.
Foods to eat:
Choose low-fat dairy
Fruits - apples, bananas, melons, pears, strawberries
Healthy Fats - extra-virgin olive oil
Legumes - chickpeas, beans, lentils, pulses
Nuts and Seeds - almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, pistachio nuts, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, walnuts
Vegetables - broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cucumber, kale, onions, spinach
Foods not to eat:
Added sugars (i.e. table sugar)
Anything that says "low-fat" or "diet"
Avoid anything fried (i.e. bacon, pork belly)
Processed meat (i.e. hot dogs, sausages)
Sugar-sweetened beverages (i.e. juice, soda)
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