When it comes to what we eat, we're inundated with advice from experts in all sorts of fields. Most of the time we're told what foods to avoid, as they'll make us fat or sick or both. But as it turns out, the best eaters are the ones who love food and really enjoy eating it, too. 

Forbes recently wrote about the Seven Habits of Good Eaters, and no fitness experts weighed in on what or how they eat. Refreshing, right? Among them: savor your food, and eat dessert once a day. Those seem like two bits of advice that nearly everyone can get behind. Just be careful of sugars that are in everyday, processed foods, the article warns. The other points say to enjoy the food, but eat less, and eat lots of colors. 

So intense! Via oasisnet.org


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Annie Bergman

Bergman is a Global Communications Manager for Heifer and helps plan, assign and develop content for the nonprofit’s website, magazine and blog. Bergman has interviewed survivors of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, beekeepers in Honduras, women’s groups in India and war widows in Kosovo in her six years at Heifer. Bergman received her bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma and a master’s degree in Australian Aboriginal Studies from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Her hobbies include hiking, golfing, cooking, reading and walking her dogs.