When it comes to meeting your wellness goals what do you do to press ahead? Whether it’s waking up an hour earlier to get your morning sweat in, taking a few minutes in the middle of the day to meditate, or reaching for a handful of nuts instead of an unhealthy snack you’re finding ways to keep your health journey on track. To keep you inspired, mindbodygreen and Evolution Fresh invite you to join our #PressAheadChallenge series, continuing with a focus on nutrition—because the food we eat fuels our days.
For the next week, follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for advice that will empower you to make more nutritious decisions. Here’s the full challenge.
Studies show that our brains function best when we eat well—in other words, getting the recommended two servings of fruit and two servings of vegetables per day, as well as loading up on healthy fats (avocados, cashews, and fish are a few great options!) and high-fiber foods.
Unfortunately, eating healthy often feels like it’s easier said than done. Between demanding jobs and spending time with loved ones, eating healthy can be the first thing to go out the window. But with a few simple tweaks, eating healthy is actually pretty simple—hop on board with our 5-day challenge to find out just how easy it is.
Day 1: Spend 30 minutes prepping your lunches for the week.
One great way to set yourself up for a week of healthy eating is prepping your lunches. But meal prep doesn’t have to mean hours in the kitchen. Actually, whipping up a few healthy meals takes no time at all: Consider this protein-packed veggie rice bowl that takes just five minutes to make, or use this easy-to-follow, time-saving meal prep guide.
With a week’s…