Healthy eating habits can be difficult to maintain, especially on busy days when you don't have time to think about a balanced meal, let alone slice up an avocado. It takes commitment, creativity, and a pinch of mindfulness to uphold a nutritious diet—but over the years, I've learned more than a few tips and tricks to make healthy eating easy and efficient. Essentially, you can hack your eating schedule so that selecting nutritious food feels like second nature.
Recently, I had the chance to chat about these tips with Harvard- and Yale-trained ER doctor and founder of The TrueveLab Darria Long, M.D., in our first-ever episode of our new video series, Expert Insights. (See our full conversation below or check it out here!) Long certainly has her fair share of jam-packed days, and together, we discuss the most frequently asked questions I receive about starting—and sticking to—a nutritious diet. Some food for thought, below: