Tips for Eating Healthier

There are a variety of benefits associate with healthy eating. Not only can healthy eating help with weight loss and/or maintaining a healthy weight, it can also lower your risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. 

The following videos, provided by United Healthcare, may help you stay on track to reach your healthy eating goals.

Healthier Eating at Work (10m 28s)

Learn about the benefits of packing your lunch for work over eating fast food, such as

  • Health benefits
  • Cost savings
  • Time savings
  • Food Safety
  • Control your portion sizes

You will also learn some helpful tips for packing your lunch and meal prepping.

Healthy Eating on a Budget (11m 35s)
Learn tips for meal planning and shopping smart to help you eat healthy on a budget, such as
  • creating lists
  • buying generic brands
  • buying cheaper cuts of meats
  • skipping processed and prepackaged food
  • shopping for in-season fruits and vegetables

Watch until the end for some budget friendly recipes to try.
Cooking for Better Health (10m 31s)

Review tips for healthier cooking at home, such as

  • Healthy and unhealthy oils/fats
  • Oil/fats smoking points
  • Health benefits of spices
  • Cooking tools

Visit United Healthcare’s Nutrition page to read more about eating healthy for less, healthier beverages, cutting calories, and more.