Instead of eating out for lunch, answer these 5 questions for creating a power lunch.
Include These 5 foods to Build a “Superfood” Lunch:
- Got Calcium? Good sources of foods high in vitamin D and calcium include 1% or skim milk, flavored milk, yogurt and kefir. Also include dark green leafy vegetables for non-dairy sources of foods rich calcium and magnesium.
- Got Fiber? High fiber food choices are whole grains like quinoa, brown rice, and barley. Beans, legumes, lentils, chickpeas, and nuts are also great sources of fiber.
- Got Veggies?For non-starchy vegetables, add fresh crisp veggies such as carrots, snap peas, green beans and broccoli to you lunch.
- Got Fruit? Fresh fruits are always a good way to add fiber and antioxidants with kiwi, clementines, mixed berries, and apples always being a big hit for children and adults.
- Got Protein? For rich protein sources, go for chicken, turkey, tofu, hummus, eggs, or nut spreads.
What superfoods do you put in your lunches? Visit our Weight to Health
nutrition page to learn more on healthy eating.