If I had a nickel for every time I get asked this question…I would probably be typing this blog post out from some island in the South Pacific. This is a legitimate question though. With all the information and misinformation out there, knowing what we are supposed to eat and what we should be avoiding is very challenging.
There are several problems with foods in general. Here in America, we are spoiled. Provided you have the money, we have access to virtually anything and everything that we want to eat. Our excess calories that we get from a lot of these foods has run parallel with our levels of obesity in this country. Do you really want the answer to why the United States is the most clinically obese country in the world? Of the 502 million obese adults worldwide, 99 million of them live in the United States. It is the foods we eat that is the root cause to this problem. The World Health Organization recently stated that the across-the-board rise in obesity appears to be driven by changes in the global food system and the increased availability of processed, affordable foods, along with more sedentary lifestyles.
Of course we eat more processed foods. They are affordable (cheap), easy to prepare and in some cases require no preparation at all. So what can we eat? What should we eat? I am going provide you the list. This is a pretty all inclusive list and feel free to come on back here often and look at it again. I highly recommend that some if not most of these foods get added to your nutritional plan
Cheese, low fat