Video:How to Add Whole Foods to a Biking Dietwith Tera Liescheidt
Add whole foods to a biking diet in order to lose weight or simply feel healthier. Here are some tips on how to add whole foods to a biking diet.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Add Whole Foods to a Biking DietIf you want to lose weight or simply feel better by eating healthier, consider the source of what you eat. The best diets are ones rich in whole foods and which contain few processed foods.
Eat Fruits, Vegetables and Whole Grains to Add Whole Foods to a Biking DietWhen foods are processed they are often stripped of nutrients and filled with additives, and so you want to eat things that are as close to their natural state as possible. Fruits and vegetables are perfect examples. Good eating equals good cycling.
Eating a diet rich with fruits, vegetables and whole grains will support the loss of extra pounds while fueling your body during those long rides. The vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients in these foods are not only the best for building muscle, but also protects the body against a variety of chronic diseases including cancer and heart disease.
Look for Short Ingredient Lists to Add Whole Foods to a Biking DietWhen choosing packaged foods, look for short ingredient lists. The more "stuff" in your food, the more processed it is. Add a fruit or vegetable to every meal. Keep fresh fruit around and out on the table where it is easy to snack on.
These few tricks make it easy to hit the recommended five fruits and vegetables a day and in no time at all, you'll be well on your way to losing weight, feeling better, and having more energy.
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