Home // Men’s Health Tips // Eat Healthier // Chow Down: 5 tips for Healthier Eating

Chow Down: 5 tips for Healthier Eating

by | Jan 26, 2015 | Eat Healthier | 4 comments

Reading Time: ( Word Count: )


1.  Reach for your nuts. Bring a handful of nuts to work to eat as a snack when you get hungry. This will avoid a trip to the vending machine and save some cash.

2.  Fill your sandwich with leftover steak or chicken instead of cold cuts or cured meat. Most deli meats are high in salt, which can increase blood pressure.

3.  Watching the game? Choose snacks like popcorn or baked sweet potato fries over chips, pretzels or regular fries. 

4.  Faster, stronger, harder. Improve your sperm motility and quality by eating a handful of walnuts and some carrots as a snack. Adding walnuts and olive oil instead of butter to your steamed carrots also works.

5.  Skip the supersized portions at fast-food joints. The more food on the tray, the more we tend to eat. Even better? Make your own pizza at home instead of ordering in with this quick and easy recipe. 


Big thanks to the Dieticians of Canada for these tips!

Don't Change Much
Don’t Change Much

Do You Like This Blog?

As a national charity, we depend on your donations to provide our services to Canadians. Every contribution counts.

Don’t Change Much is a proven health resource inspiring men and their families to live healthier. With reliable information and easy health tips, we know every guy and their family can make small changes that will greatly impact their health.

Let’s Talk!

Did you enjoy this article? Let us know in the comments.


  1. Avatar

    Really feeling the website. It turned out great. Quick an informative articles that are positive and realistic in terms of goal setting. It really helps me stay on track, and reinforces my decision making process. Keep it up!! Hopefully an app to follow?

  2. Avatar

    just got here and started to read (I am a slow reader

  3. Avatar

    I love this campaign. Since last November I have lost 40lbs,, reduced my resting heart rate, reduced my blood pressure, and have run 5K, 10K and half-marathon races – all by Not Changing Much. Little changes, one at a time.

    Each time I made a lifestyle change, I told myself it was just a simple little thing. Once that change became a habit, I made another change. The very first was just changing my breakfast. Went from the bagel with peanut butter and banana to a smoothie. Then I changed my lunches, avoiding bread. And so on. Exercise the same. Little changes. From walking to spinning to running. Now my life is completely different, but each change was incremental.

    • Avatar

      Thanks for your comment Darren. So glad you’re enjoying the site and to hear that this method has helped fuel your change. Keep it going, man!


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Our comments are moderated and are made live after they’ve been reviewed. If you disagree with anything in the article or comments please do let us know, but be polite so we can have a constructive discussion where everyone has the opportunity to learn.

More From

Eat Healthier

Guy’s Guide to Roasting Veggies

A guy walks into a doctor’s office with carrots stuck in both ears and a brussels sprout jammed up against one nostril. "Doc, this is terrible!” he cries. “What's wrong with me?” "First of all,” the doctor replies, “you need to eat more sensibly.”...

You probably know someone with diabetes. Now get to know the disease!

You probably know someone with diabetes. Now get to know the disease!

Who would you say is the greatest Canadian of all time? The CBC TV series “The Greatest Canadian” put Tommy Douglas — aka the “Father of Medicare” — at the top of its 2004 list, just ahead of Terry Fox and Pierre Trudeau. No. 4, however, is a man whose name is less...

Pin It on Pinterest