1. Cook. Invest time and save money by preparing home-cooked meals.
  2. Try Meatless Mondays for dinner. Choose whole grains, vegetables and beans as the focus of your meals.
  3. Eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Strive for 9 a day the Oryana way.
  4. Eat a balanced breakfast – one that includes protein. It really is the most important meal of the day.
  5. Maintain a positive outlook and treat yourself like your own best friend
  6. Reduce stress by joining a yoga, fitness or meditation class.
  7. Eat less—exercise more. Don’t diet—make gradual lifestyle changes.
  8. Eat more whole foods and replace the whites—white bread, white flour, white rice—with whole grain alternatives.
  9. Bring healthy snacks like whole nuts, dried fruit and trail mix to work or school.
  10. Take time to nourish your relationships with friends and family.

Photo(s) by Todd Zawistowski