This is a new year and a lot of us want to adopt new wonderful healthy habits but the sweet and savory tastes of everything that is bad for us just won’t let us go.
This is a new year and a lot of us want to adopt new wonderful healthy habits but the sweet and savory tastes of everything that is bad for us just won’t let us go. That doesn’t have to be the case, as we present you with healthy substitutes for your favorite foods:
Check out these five foods that you could have in place of some of the unhealthy things we love so much:
Instead of lollipops: Try out some dried fruit. Lollipops are so bad because they are loaded with unhealthy refined sugar with no health benefits. Instead try dried fruit alternatives, like figs, apricots or dates.
Instead of chocolate: The truth is we all love chocolate very much. In order to still get healthy tastes from your chocolate, switch out those brand-name chocolate bars for organic or dark chocolates that are high in cocoa content without additives.
Instead of cake: Cakes are one of the highest suppliers of calories to the human body. Thankfully, we have alternatives such as banana bread. Make one using whole wheat flour, wheat germ, ground flax seed, and some crushed nuts and you’ll be ready for health success!
Instead of fizzy drinks: Fizzy drinks have no benefit whatsoever for the human body. You can substitute your soda cravings for a glass of mineral water with a little lime or lemon instead.
Instead of ice cream: Ice cream is probably one of Nigeria’s biggest vices when it comes to unhealthy diets. To avoid this calorie infested snack, try out organic probiotic yogurt. Studies show that probiotics may help eradicate stomach and urinary tract infections.
Let us know any more healthy food substitutions you may have. Also, let us know which food substitution is your favorite.