What a better way to kick off Spring than by celebrating National Nutrition Month?! At NoBull, we are ready to hop on board with any campaign that can create a happier and healthier you. Here are some of our tips on how to make National Nutrition Month a part of your lifestyle.
Make a Grocery List
When you go to the grocery store on a whim, it can be hard to make healthful decisions, and it’s easy to pick up whatever ‘sounds good’. You know what they say, if you put it in your house, you’ll eat it! To make sure you make each grocery trip a success, take some time to prepare a list of what you need. Think about what recipes you want to make during the week, or which healthy snacks you enjoy. Just taking a few minutes out of your day to prepare can make the world of a difference when it comes to eating healthy at home.
Read More Labels
Is every food that markets themselves as healthy actually good for you? Nope, not at all! Some food companies expect you to have no knowledge of nutrition, resulting in them being able to make extremely obvious claims. For example, a cereal labeling themselves as ‘low fat’, when all it’s made out of is grains and sugar. Like, duh! A food that is famous for tricking customers is protein bars. People view them as a health food when in reality, most protein bars have way more sugar than needed in order to consume your daily amount of protein. Read your labels folks, the result could shock you. We tell no lies at NoBull, turn our box over for proof of all-natural ingredients.
You may consider going out to eat as your ‘cheat meal’ for the week or month, but if you are trying to stay on your healthy eating train, it’s hard, but definitely not impossible! Restaurants have the ability to add fatty oils to make food taste better. Not hating on french fries for example, but it’s true. In general, try to look for options that are grilled as opposed to fried, or dishes that may have limited added ingredients. Also, if you’re ordering a salad, make sure you ask for the dressing on the side as dressings can hide a lot of fat and sugar, making the salad actually extremely unhealthy. The more you know!
If you are on social media, there are THOUSANDS of healthy food pages you can follow and pull inspiration from. When making a goal, it can be easier to stick to it if you follow other people doing the same thing. Do some searching on Instagram and Facebook to find people that have the same healthy eating aspirations as you. Or, follow your favorite food brands like NoBull! Our Instagram has a ton of healthy recipes and ideas on how to incorporate our WHOLE and REAL veggie burger into your favorite dishes.