List of Healthy Food -
You can do this!

Your List of Healthy Food will jump start and propel you to healthier habits and losing weight.

Every week I keep working on our eating habits - always trying to make them a bit better. It's an ongoing process, and it can be a fun one, too. So many delicious foods can help us lose weight, feel better, have more energy, and even lift our mood.

list of healthy food

Let's use common sense; this is easy!

  • Vegetables - all of them, fresh, canned or frozen
  • Fruits - all of them
  • Grain - all of them in "whole" form (like 100% whole wheat bread)
  • Legumes (beans) - all of them
  • Meat - lean portions of all of them
  • Fish - all of them
  • Fats - those which are liquid at room temperature are better, although even butter and cream have nutrition (use in moderation)
  • Eggs - in moderation
  • Herbs and Spices - all of them
  • Dairy - choose no fat or lower fat products: skim milk, no fat greek yogurt, hard low-fat cheeses
  • Breads - brown (which include the bran and "germ" of the grain) or acidic breads like sourdough

List of Healthy Food
Go One Step Further:

Knowing which foods are healthy is easy; developing a taste for them and finding recipes you love can be incredibly difficult.

We have lots of free recipes for you. Add them to your list of healthy food.

We have another way to help you. It's our own Free Plan. It will change your life, one little step at a time.

Foods to avoid
(or at least limit):

How many of these are part of your regular eating habits?

  • Fried Foods - like chips, french fries, chicken nuggets, fried chicken, fried appetizers
  • Meat with lots of saturated fat- very fatty cuts of red meat - very juicy hamburgers, heavily marbled steaks, bacon (limit it - who wants to totally give up bacon?!?)
  • Fats - those which are solid at room temperature
  • Dairy - high fat cheeses, full fat milk, limit butter
  • Breads - white bread, breads low in fiber
  • Pre-fab foods in the freezer section - vegetables with high fat sauces, garlic bread, entrees, fried chicken & nuggets
  • Soft drinks, high fat coffees, high calorie smoothies, juice "cocktails" full of sugar
  • Foods made in factories that are full of fat and sodium and low in fiber & nutrition
  • Sweets & Desserts - in moderation

Moderation in Everything.

More Lists
of Healthy Foods

List of Healthy Snacks
Eating snacks keeps your blood sugar even. Healthy snacks are a must when you're losing weight and keeping it off.

List of Low Cholesterol Foods
Learn how to limit the cholesterol you eat. It's incredibly simple - you might be surprised.

List of Low Sodium Foods
Avoiding sodium/salt? Use this list of great food - also tips for eating low sodium at restaurants.

List of Low Carb Foods
Get an excellent list of low carb foods, but don't stop there. We added low glycemic foods so you can compare and make the best choices for losing weight and keeping it off. Wait - there's more! Find out how to actually incorporate them into your everyday eating.

List of Carbohydrate Foods
Did you know that everything you eat eventually is broken down into carbohydrates?
Did you know your brain ONLY uses carbohydrates? Make friends with good carbohydrates.

Low Glycemic Food List
Ever want to eat less food and feel more full? You can. Take a look at foods that satisfy you and keep your blood sugar lower. Yeah, you can lose weight easily when you learn to eat these foods.

List of Low Glycemic Foods
The Glycemic Index tells us how fast a food is digested. We want to eat foods that are digested slowly - they keep us full and are healthier.

Healthy Grocery List
Making a Healthy Grocery List is a snap after you've done some planning of healthy recipes and snacks - We can help!

Establish Boundaries for your Eating

Make some standards for yourself. Establish boundaries that you don't (or rarely) cross. Here are mine - I RARELY buy:

  1. Soft drinks
  2. White bread (unless it's sourdough)
  3. Anything from the potato chip aisle
  4. Entrees and garlic bread from the frozen food section

The best thing you can do for yourself is to cook your own food on a regular basis.  Take control of what's in your food.

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