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Some people like to offer health advice even though the extent of their medical knowledge is what they’ve gleaned from watching “Dr. Oz” on TV. Vincent N. Cefalu, on the other hand, can say with some confidence he knows what he’s talking about.
Sticking to a wholesome diet is a challenge for some and a chore to others –some might even call it impossible. But healthy eating doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, keeping it simple is the first step.“People think food–cooking from scratch–takes a lot of time, but it doesn’t,” says Aart Schuurman Hess, CEO of the Greater Vancouver food Bank. “With just a few ingredients, you can still make affordable meals that are very nutritious and healthy.”“I think we’ve lost that art. We’ve made food very complicated.”He goes on to say, “a little bit of meat, a few potatoes, and some carrots is already a great meal. That’s how I grew up in the Netherlands. Kale with mashed potato and sausage was a hardy meal that would get you going on your skates.”Click through the gallery above to see more strategies from Hess that will help you and your loved ones eat well, even when a healthy meal after a long, hard day seems like a tall order. Be sure to let us know what you think by tweeting to @YahooStyleCA.
As most pregnant women are aware, what you eat during pregnancy directly effects the health of your unborn baby, which is why doctors recommend maintaining a healthy diet, usually containing fresh produce, whole foods and lean proteins. “BBP is part of a chemical family called phthalates, which are typically used to make plastics soft and malleable,” explains Mahua Choudhury, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy. “BBP is not used in food preparation, but it is used in the conveyor belts and plastic fittings on machines used to process many prepared foods.
Are you a fan of smoothies? “It’s very likely that you are getting more calories and sugar when you drink a smoothie than when eating whole fruits or vegetables,” Sarah B. Krieger, a registered and licensed dietitian nutritionist tells The New York Times. The main reason is that smoothies often contain way more ingredients than you could eat in one sitting.
Many of us are eating avocados every day – or at least that’s what the 90,000+ avocado toast posts on Instagram would suggest. Here’s a big myth debunked: for one, eating avocados regularly won’t make you fat. “The monounsaturated fats in avocados are what give it the creamy texture that make it such a good replacement for butter, margarine or mayonnaise,” says Michelle W. Book., the in-house nutritionist at the Canadian Health Food Association.