4. Take your veggie and fruit intake seriously
Enjoying an apple a day really keeps the doctor away, and not only apples but almost all fruits and veggies. So, how many fruits and veggies are you eating in one day? One? Two? None? Because the recommended daily amount for adults is at least two cups of fruit and three cups of veggies. So, how about now? Do you respect the recommended amounts?
Maybe you’re not sure what “one cup” really means, and this should no longer be an issue since Jonathan Valdez, R.D.N., spokesperson for the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, said that one cup of fruit equals one whole fruit. This means that a large banana qualifies as one cup.
If you really want to lose weight, make sure you’re getting the recommended amounts for fruit and veggies. After all, you have no excuse, since most fruits and veggies are delicious…