What you can do: Put more whole wheat on your plate; cut back on high-fat dairy products.
What you can do: Buy organic produce; look for heirloom varieties and favor smaller sizes.
What you can do: When buying vitamins, look for third-party certifications, and don’t rely on manufacturers’ claims.
What you can do: Don’t give up on red meat if you enjoy it…but don’t OD on burgers, either. Instead, eat a healthy mix of red meat, chicken, and fish, and you may literally see good results.
What you can do: Keep your red meat intake to a few servings a week, and avoid processed meat altogether.
What you can do: Take at least 1,000 IU/day in vitamin D supplements; get more sun exposure, and eat vitamin D–fortified foods.
What you can do: Before you go out to eat or zip through a drive-thru, look up the restaurant’s nutritional information online, or ask for nutrition info when you’re there.
What you can do: Don’t get your calories from sugary drinks. Instead, reach for water, low-fat dairy, or 100-percent fruit and vegetable juices.
What you can do: You don’t have to give up meat entirely. Switch to eggs, poultry, and whole grains as sources of protein, and drop your beef consumption to once a week.
What you can do: Drink water like it’s going out of style; eat your fruits and veggies instead of drinking them.