“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” -Hyppocrates
Nutrition is essential to our overall health & wellness. Too often, we compromise our health with poor food choices. We did. We did not equate food with health. We equated food with having a good time. Through this journey, we’ve been able to shift our thinking about food. While we still love to eat & have a good time, it has become more important for the foods we eat to be healthy.
Guess what? We make simple, small changes to every meal. Those small changes had and continue to have a powerful impact on our health, wellness, & sustainability of our weight loss.
Think about it like this, real foods give your body the nutrients it needs to energize, strengthen, repair, and regenerate every cell in your body. Foods help to fight disease, improve focus, and transforms your appearance–everything from your skin to your nails. Food truly is thy medicine. It’s not magic. It’s better nutrition.
To help jump start your efforts of better health, we want to show you how a diet rich in a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, beans, and healthy fats can help you eat your way to better health.
Here are a few quick guides to show you how a variety of foods benefit your overall health/wellness:
Eric and Maleka Beal are health coaches and co-founders of BetterChoices, a health & wellness company and social community focused on educating, advocating, and promoting better health and wellness through lifestyle, nutrition, and fitness education.