Food For Thought

            Eating healthy is a big struggle for a lot of us with busy days and juggling between work, errands, school, kids, cleaning, etc. After a busy day the last thing you want to do is peel vegetables and prepare meat to provide a proper and nutritious meal so sometimes we opt for the easy options such as frozen meals, fast food, or munching our way through the meal. I, personally, am guilty of this. After a long day of class I will go for the first thing I see in the fridge because I am too impatient to wait for a proper meal.  Also, after a long and stressful day many of us are guilty of indulging in comfort foods, known as “stress eating”. This little indulgence is not a bad thing once in while but most of those favorite comfort foods tend to be higher in calories and fats which as we discussed in healthy hype #1, overload of any food in high quantity is what can lead to weight gain.

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