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07 January, 2020 Lifestyle

Nutfruit Tips for a Healthy Year Ahead

Nutfruit Tips for a Healthy Year Ahead


Holiday season generally means that healthy thoughts go out the window (at least that’s true for us) and we enter into January raring to get back on that healthy track. So, to help you on your way we’ve put together a few handy tips to get you feeling in tip-top shape in no time.


Have A Good Breakfast and Add Nuts and Dried Fruits

We’re sure you’ve probably heard the saying “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” and sometimes sayings are worth listening to! Starting off the day with a nutrient-dense meal could help you to feel fuller for longer.

Nuts are considered as nutrient-dense foods. Adding them to your morning breakfast or snack could be a great way to keep those morning hunger levels at bay and stop you reaching for those mid-morning unhealthy snacks. If you need some inspiration, we’ve got a number of healthy breakfast recipes with nuts and dried fruits to make your mouth water.

Meal Preparation and Healthy Snacks

One that takes a bit of organization but that definitely pays off. If you know you’re not going to be at home during the day then plan and prepare food the night before.

Preparing your meals generally means you’ll be using fresh unprocessed ingredients therefore aiding towards an overall healthier diet. And, for people who are always on the go try preparing some homemade snacks. Nuts and dried fruits can be great to take with you when you're out and about, not only are they tasty, but they are also easy to store.

Set Realistic Goals

At this time of year, it’s easy to get caught up in the sweep of New Year’s resolutions and set ourselves too many goals that can be impossible to achieve. Set realistic ones! If do more exercise is one of them, don’t give yourself an exhaustive schedule but add a little in to your day to day. Take the stairs or get off the bus a few stops earlier and then build them up little by little. And remember, to keep those energy levels up after physical activity eat a handful of nuts they contain a variety of vitamins and minerals.

Nuts and Dried Fruits May Help You Feel Good Inside and Out

Dull hair and skin after the holidays? Some nut oils may help. Although not for everyday use, due to their nutritional compounds applying certain nut oils, such as macadamia, could give your hair and skin the quick boost they need to get them looking at their best.

Adding some nuts and dried fruits to your daily diet could also give a little extra help. Dried apricots are known for their high vitamin A content, which is essential for maintaining normal skin, and even eyesight.

So, there you have it, our quick and easy tips for to help you on the way to a healthy year ahead.
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