Eating healthy isn’t always the easiest thing to do, but committing to a healthier diet can be one of the best decisions you make. Why you ask? Not only will eating better make you feel great, it can always be super cost effective and beneficial for your well-being.

The common misconception is that we always telling ourselves that we will “eat healthy” – but then never actually follow through with it. Or we simply only can keep it up for a few weeks then resort back to our old ways. Trying to follow a healthier diet includes some of the following foods: lean meats, vegetables, fruit, eggs, whole grains, and dairy products.

Another key to eating well is leaving out, or rarely consuming the foods that are high in added sugar, sodium, and saturated fats. Aka your fast food, pop, chips and chocolate. We all need a little indulgence once and awhile – don’t completely nick your favourite fast food place – everything in moderation.

If you’re having trouble coming up with reasons why eating healthier is beneficial take a look at this list:

– Increase productivity
– Saves money
– Enhance mood
– Boosts energy
– Regulate & maintain weight
– Better your overall health & well-being
– Longevity of life

Some tips for slowly easing into a healthier lifestyle and gaining better eating habits (because we know it can be a struggle):

– stay hydrated: drink lots of water
– don’t skip meals
– keep healthy snack options readily available
– get active