Guest Blog: Angela Atkins On “Nutrition Advice For a Healthier You”

Nutrition Advice For a Healthier You

What is the number one way that you can quickly turn around your health? Eat more nutritiously! You don’t have to make drastic changes right away. Just simply tackle one thing a week and you can make huge changes over time. These changes will have a positive impact on your health and help prevent future health issues.

The traditional breakfast of coffee and donuts, a lunch of a sandwich or worse, no lunch at all, and then a dinner that is chocked full of protein are unhealthy choices. Generations of westernized society are growing obese at faster rates and suffering from heart disease at younger ages all from these poor nutritional choices.

We need learn what a truly balanced diet is in order to reverse this alarming trend. We need to get moving, get off out seats and give our hearts a regular workout. We need to drink water to filter out the toxins instead of eating them. Here are some simple lifestyle changes that can help you transition to a healthier way of living:

  1. Make eating out a special treat, not a regular event. Consider the way the food is prepared in addition to what is being served.
  2. Brown bag it for lunch. You can control what you eat, the portion size and how it is prepared.
  3. Limit your alcohol intake. When you’re trying to lose weight, alcohol works against you because you’re drinking empty calories – they provide you with no nutritional benefits.
  4. Quit smoking. No explanation needed, right?
  5. Eat fresh vegetables when available. When not available, frozen is a good choice. Limit using canned vegetables because of all the added sodium used as a preservative.
  6. Exercise for at least 20-30 minutes three times a week. Start out at a comfortable rate doing something you love to do and increase intensity as you feel stronger.
  7. Get plenty of sleep. The one thing that is on par with good nutrition, if not even more important, is to give your body enough time to rest and recover.

It’s all a matter of choices of what you do and how you do it. But start small and accomplish one change at a time until it becomes a habit. It will be easier to make these changes and stick with them if you don’t try to do it all at once. It doesn’t matter what you do first, just do it!


Angela owns and operates the Health and Nutrition Coaching website, an online resource dedicated to bringing families back to the dinner table. Her goal is to help people overcome autoimmune and metabolic disorders to restore their best health and unite families. Her specialty is to help people develop awareness of the inner wisdom of their body’s healing powers to look and feel healthier and provide total support through the healing process.


Her goal is to help family caregivers embrace the knowledge that self-care is of primary importance in order for them to care for others. With that knowledge, they will be able to help future generations turn around this epidemic of poor nutrition and inadequate healthcare.Connect with Angela at and check out the free information, resources and health and nutrition coaching.