1. If your having tacos replace half the meat with beans, either pinto or black. They contain tons of potassium, minerals and fibre plus sub out half the meat reduces your fat intake.
  2. When ordering sushi go for the salmon over tuna, it contains 11 times more omega 3 fatty acids.
  3. Cook your tomatoes! It increases the amount of phytochemicals.
  4. Replace croutons in your salad with chickpeas, chickpeas are considered a complex carb, meaning they contain more fibre and wont spike your blood sugar like the simple carbs found in white bread.
  5. Add a dash of cinnamon to your morning coffee, studies have proven it helps to level out your blood sugar.
  6. Don’t feel bad about drinking that extra cup of coffee, recent studies have shown a diet containing 300-400 milligrams of caffeine per day (3 cups of black coffee, roughly) can help prevent skin cancer by 20% compared to those who consume less then 100 milligrams per month.
  7. In your salads choose dark leafy greens like what’s in a spring mix over romaine or iceberg varieties, you’ll drastically increase the amount of iron and antioxidants.
  8.  Tis the season for iced coffee, clean yours up by choosing skim or soy milk and asking for half sweet.
  9. Challenge yourself to drink only water with meals over juice or pop, add a slice of lemon or lime for a kick of flavour.
  10.  Make your own iced tea, just boil 2 cups of water and add 2 teabags (black or green) slice up a lemon and add to your water, then let steep for 15 mins. Take out the teabags and top with cold filtered water. If you want to sweeten it up add a tablespoon of honey

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