Here are 11 steps you can take to improve your diet starting today. Do them all if you can.
Healthy Eating Tip No. 1: Switch to 100% whole-wheat or whole-grain bread.
Just switching to whole grains from refined grain products benefits your body about 10 different ways, from lengthening your life span to helping control weight to reducing your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancer.
Every sandwich made with 100% whole wheat bread instead of white bread, for example, adds about 4 grams of fiber along with an assortment of vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals.