7 food items that you should eat in a 7 day period. It's been scientifically proven that people who eat more vegetables, get regular exercise, allow for dark chocolate, munch on kale infused salad, and enjoy a cup of joe are healthier. These delicious ingredients are just part of what we call 7in7. (okay not we, me - but it's catchy)
Add these 7 ingredients to a piece of paper, make 7 lines across and 7 lines down. Yes you can use word or excel if you don't want to free hand.
On the top column right the following foods:
Next on the left side column add the days of the week:
Now go to the store and buy items 1-7. Whenever you eat one of these items of food mark a check underneath it and across from the corresponding day. At the end of the week, see what you did and didn't eat.
Start over. You can switch up the items with these great foods:
- Oranges or Tangerines
- Greek Yogurt
- Steel Cut Oatmeal
- Brown rice
Start over and add these great foods to one of the lists, switch it up a bit.
- Kemp, Chia, Flax seeds added to your cereal, shake or yogurt
- Fiber Plus bars for on the run and 1/3 the fiber most of us need a day.
- Yams/Sweet Potatoes
- Nuts (preferably - unsalted)
Here's to a easy peasy way to eat your way to lifelong health and keep track of it at the same time.
Lois Trader - author of 7in7, soon to be on the tip of everyone's tongue. And all proceeds go to the education of women's heart disease prevention and control.