By: Danielle Denenberg Staff Writer
Eating healthy does not mean a diet devoid of delicious and enjoyable foods. There
are plenty of ways to eat healthy and still relish in a flavorful, filling meal. Eating healthy not
only benefits your body by helping you maintain a healthy weight, it also gives you more energy
and can even prevent certain illnesses. Here are some examples of tasty foods that will keep you
both in shape and satisfied with your meal:
-Cinnamon – Known to be highly nutritious and a healthy alternative to other condiments.
-Salmon – While being delicious and very commonly served at restaurants, salmon is also known
to be beneficial to the health of your heart and skin and even reduces the chances of getting
-Sweet potatoes – they're healthier than one may think. They are high in vitamin C and
potassium and are known to prevent breast and colon cancer.
To try to eat healthier, Jonathan Weinstein, a junior, suggests swapping ground turkey for
ground beef and fresh food for processed food.
You do not have to abandon your favorite foods either — there are ways to alternate your
diet simply by modifying the ways you prepare your food.
“Try cooking in the dorms instead of eating out," Weinstein suggests. This way, you can
prepare the food the way you want to, and perhaps in a healthier way. Suggestions for healthier
food preparation include boiling meatballs instead of frying and removing the skin from chicken
before cooking. These suggestions not only make the food less fattening, but reduce risks of