featured on the Weekend Wake Up Show on CJOB 680 am radio
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food cheaper than junk food - tastes good too
an old myth that just won't die: Junk food is cheaper than
gonna open a can of whoop-ass on this myth!
and minerals % of daily needs
cal for whole bag
vitamin C (per 50g serving)
ml 1% chocolate milk
(total calories for all three)
healthy snack detailed above is as fast as fast food can get.
There is no preparation required and it tastes great.
variety swap out the orange for an apple or banana. Looking
for a few more calories to make a small meal? Buy 500 ml of
skim milk. Total calories for the snack will increase by 90
for a total of 350 calories and great source of protein, and
60% calcium, 90% vitamin D (% daily intake).
option is adding a handful of healthy nuts such as sunflower
seeds, almonds, or walnuts. Total calories will still be around
350, and you'll get a great dose of healthy fats and protein
as well, plus vitamin E, and other nutrients.
you're a soy milk drinker you'll get about the same calories
and nutrient density as the milk choice by buying the soy
fruit, carrot, and nuts will also add valuable antioxidants;
plant compounds that research has found to have health protective
if healthy eating is obviously cheaper while also tasting
great and being the ultimate in convenience; why don't we
make healthy choices more often?
conditioning. We're used to thinking and believing that healthy
food is bland, labor intensive to prepare, and expensive.
At the same time we're used to lamenting but accepting eating
junk food, "well at least I'll get something in quick
for now.. and what the hell, it tastes good".
these fallacies enough times and you'll be sure to believe
them, and fall prey to the unhealthy outcome of becoming overweight
and nutrient deprived.
time you're in a rush for food don't fall the old status quo
of coffee and a donut/ muffin, or bag of chips. Get milk and
a banana or similar. You'll be in and out of the store in
a flash, your snack wont take long eat, will taste great,
and provide valuable healthy vitamins and minerals - and you
will actually feel good about what you ate, instead of feeling
guilty - that alone is a huge benefit.
2009 Cris LaBossiere Rhino Fitness