Good Eats


Summer will soon be here and millions will decide to trim the fat by exercising in the sunny weather. But jogging a mile each day won't help anyone if their diet consists of Big Macs and fries.

Here are some healthy foods, as listed on CNN.com, that can help you achieve your fitness goals--and that don't taste like carpet lint.

Whole wheat products. You want to cut down on the carbs, but you don't have to ignore pastas and wheat breads. Get wheat pasta, it is rich in fiber, which lowers the risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer. There are plenty of whole-wheat products available right at your local grocer, including oatmeal, whole-wheat tortillas or Triscuits.

Salmon and beans. Salmon is high in vitamin A and has less saturated fat than other meat or poultry protein source. It also contains Omega-3 fatty acids, which can lower blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. Beans have protein, iron, folic acid and fiber. So, a bean dip can prove healthier than a cheese or cream-based dip.

Sweet potatoes. There's nothing like Grandma's sweet potatoes. They have beta carotene up to your eyeballs, and prove a great substitute for other starches such as rice, potatoes and corn.


Get Spirit-filled content delivered right to your inbox! Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.

Great Resources to help you excel in 2019! #1 John Eckhardt's "Prayers That..." 6-Book Bundle. Prayer helps you overcome anything life throws at you. Get a FREE Bonus with this bundle. #2 Learn to walk in the fullness of your purpose and destiny by living each day with Holy Spirit. Buy a set of Life in the Spirit, get a second set FREE.

Your Turn

Comment Guidelines
View/Add Comments
Charisma — Empowering believers for life in the Spirit