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20 Cheat Sheets For When You're Trying To Eat A Little Healthier

Eating like a ~healthy person~ has never been easier.

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3. For when you want to make some ~mindful~ decisions about what you eat and when.

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Of course everyone's appetite is different, but these suggestions can be so helpful for anyone who's trying to put some more thought and planning into the way they eat throughout the day.

4. For coming up with quick ideas for a healthy lunch to pack.

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Another opportunity to mix and match items from each category. And voilà: a healthy, filling lunch to bring to work.

5. For when being a little more ~regular~ couldn't hurt.

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In addition to helping move things through (and out of) your body, fiber also helps keep you full and slows down your body's absorption of sugar. Basically, you want to make sure you're getting enough of it for a bunch of reasons. And it's best to get your fiber from whole food sources.

8. For when you want to remember which fats are the heart-healthy ones.

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As BuzzFeed Health has reported, Americans tend to get more than enough saturated fat (the kind of fat in meat and dairy), but not nearly enough unsaturated fat from fish, nuts, seeds, and other plant-based sources. Unsaturated fats are really good for your heart, so eating more of them when you can is a great call.

9. For when you need a go-to high-protein recipe you can throw together super quickly.

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It's also low-carb (if that's your jam) and the avocado provides heart-healthy fat. So, in conclusion, get into it.

11. For when you need a sweet treat that's also full of healthy stuff.

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This super easy recipe provides carbs, healthy fats, and some protein, which makes it great as a workout snack, as well as a healthier dessert.

19. For when what you really need is a formula for making a tasty stirfry.

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Just follow the step-by-step instructions for a nutrition-packed dinner you make in a wok (or pan).

Sally Tamarkin is a health editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Sally Tamarkin at sally.tamarkin@buzzfeed.com.

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