5 foods you should be eating and 5 foods to stop eating right now

We all know that the modern diet is not the best. We know that there are lots of things we eat that we really shouldn’t be eating, along with foods we all need more of. So here we have put together a handy guide with 5 foods to stop eating today and 5 foods to eat more of.

Food you should be eating more of

Dark Leafy Green Vegetables

Low in fat, high in fibre, vitamins and mineral, they help reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease.

Fish

Providing a low fat source of protein and omega 3 fatty acids that are essential to help brain functions.

Lentils

Lentils are great for your digestive health and give off a slow release of energy that helps stabilise your blood sugar levels.

Nuts & Seeds

Nuts and seeds are full of essential minerals and nutrients that can help you heart and your brain.

Quinoa

This natural grain is the perfect replacement for white rice and pasta. It offers protein, fibre, iron and so much more.

Foods to stop eating today

Fizzy Drinks

Although we really should say cut out sugar altogether we know that’s tough. However, fizzy drinks are not hard to cut out. They are totally unnecessary and provide no nutritional value. Get rid!

Processed Meats

Processed meats have been classified as a “definite” cause of cancer since 2015 with red meat classed as “probable”. So why are we still eating them?

White Bread

White bread is made from grains stripped of almost all nutritional value making it low in fibre and vitamins.

Microwave popcorn

Coated in fake butter flavouring and sealed in a microwavable bag made from questionable materials. This is one snack worth avoiding.

Margarine

Made with trans fats, margarine contributes to heart attacks and diabetes.

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