You only get one body, and it’s no surprise that as more health research comes out, more and more of us want to eat healthy foods. We went from a society dominated by fast foods and prepackaged meals to one in which making healthier choices is the norm.
You may be among the number of people interested in improving their diet and learning to cook. We always hear that diet and exercise are the keys to staying in shape. What you eat, and how much you eat has a greater impact on your overall health than your physical activity.
Burning calories can be time-consuming, but replacing calorie-dense foods with healthy alternatives is quicker and easier to implement.
Here at Lifehack, we’ve hand-picked our 8 favorite kitchen gadgets to help you kick-start healthy eating habits.
1.PhilipsAvance Digital TurboStarAirfryer
Fried food is delicious, but it’s no secret that it’s terrible for you. The Philips Avance Airfryer allows you to enjoy fried food with 75% less fat. You can make French fries with less than a tablespoon of oil. Turbostar technology provides instant heat, which means that you never have to waste time preheating the airfryer.
Avance Airfryer with Digital TurboStar by Philips $249.95
2. Prepara Oil Mister
Adding oil to your food in moderation can improve the flavor and make it easier for your body to access fat-soluble nutrients. Sometimes when you try to get oil straight from the bottle, you end up with way more than you need. The Prepara Oil Mister allows you to control how much oil you add to your dish.
Oil Mister by Prepara $16.99
3. Food Huggers
About one third of food produced for human consumption worldwide ends up in the trash.((Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: Key facts on food loss and waste you should know!)) Food Huggers allow you to preserve half-used fruits and vegetables. Your grocery budget and the environment will thank you for getting these.
Set of Five Food Huggers by Food Huggers $12.95
4. George Foreman 2-Serving Basic Plate Grill
Drain unwanted fat and grease from your meals using the George Foreman Grill. Grease cooks off your food and runs into the tray at the bottom for easy disposal. You can store this model vertically, which will help you save room for all your other handy kitchen gadgets.
2-Serving Basic Plate Grill With Vertical Storage by George Foreman $29.99
5. Greater Goods Nourish Digital Kitchen Food Scale and Portions Nutritional Facts Display
The Nourish Digital Kitchen Food Scale not only helps you determine portion size, but it also allows you to view the complete details of your food’s nutritional value. Now you can tell exactly what you’re eating–even if you’ve bought fresh or bulk items that don’t come with a nutrition label.
Nourish Digital Kitchen Food Scale and Portions Nutritional Facts Display by Greater Goods $39.99
6. Magic Bullet Blender
Smoothies and juices can be a great way to increase your fruit and vegetable intake, but sometimes blending these items can be inconvenient. This blender by Magic Bullet allows you to chop, mix, and blend fruits and veggies to your heart’s content.
You can have a smoothie ready to go in ten seconds, and the blending container doubles as a cup. Take your smoothie with you on the go without all the hassle of a regular food processor.
Blender by Magic Bullet $39.88
7. Kitchen Active Spiralizer
Eating more vegetables can help you lose weight and get healthy. Replace regular carb-loaded noodles with spiralized vegetables. This spiralizer from Kitchen Active makes it easy to turn you favorite vegetables into veggie noodles.
Spiralizer by Kitchen Active $6.97
8. Dash Greek Yogurt Maker
Greek yogurt is full of probiotics, which makes it great for gut health. You can also use yogurt as a binding agent or the base of a parfait or smoothie. Enjoying this nutritious snack doesn’t have to be expensive. You can make your own with Dash’s Greek Yogurt Maker.
Greek Yogurt Maker by Dash $23.99
We hope these kitchen gadgets set you up for success. Here’s to good health!
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