Ingredients That Make Meals Healthier

Harness the power of these foods to make your meals more diet-friendly

3 February 2014

There’s no need to give up eating your favourite dishes just because you’re trying to lose weight or get in shape. With a few simple food swaps – and these body boosting foods – you can make meals much healthier, while still enjoying your food.

The key to making long-term changes to your diet and seeing results is about selecting healthy ingredients that not only taste great but that are super easy to incorporate into your lifestyle, too. That way you won’t think about the foods you’re missing (which can often lead to binge eating), and your new diet will easily become part of your daily routine. 

While there’s no need for a complete diet overhaul when trying to lose weight and be healthy, it is important to choose a variety of healthy ingredients. We all know that eating a varied, balanced diet is essential to health, but even if we eat well every day our bodies may still be missing out. Relying on supplements is one way to tick off all those important minerals and vitamins but a few little diet tweaks are just as effective. We’re here to show you how.

And the best part is that there’s no need to rush out to the nearest health food shop to stock up on bizarre ingredients that taste dreadful. Chances are that you already have most of these delicious and healthy ingredients in your store cupboard. Not only that, but to make switching to healthier alternatives even simpler, we’ve also picked out a few of our favourite recipes that incorporate these good-for-you foods. They’re easy to make, quick to whip up and totally nutritious and delicious.

Ready for a healthier you? Keep reading to discover 12 healthy ingredients that will help you look and feel your best.

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