Healthy Living Monday Motivation

Links on food labels, salad alternatives and benefits of exercise (hint: not just weight loss). Read now or pin for later. - Health Happens at Home

Food labels are changing soon. Here is a list of 12 common food additives to avoid if they appear on a food label. 

Want to know more about the additives and chemicals in our food? Check out the Center for Science in the Public Interest summary page. 

Veggie Turkey Wraps are the way to get some lean protein and vegetables when you are tired of salads. 

Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding Bad Ones to improve cardiac outcomes (fewer heart attacks and strokes). Including and learning to enjoy nutritious foods will help crowd out the unhealthy foods and diminishes feelings of deprivation. 

Exercise is beneficial even if it doesn't lead to weight loss! There are serious benefits to exercise (even in small amounts)!! So get moving. This is covered in detail in the Journey to a Happy, Healthy Life Workshop if you'd like to know more. 

What's motivating you toward healthier living today?

Erin Marie

Posted on May 23, 2016 and filed under Monday Motivation.