7 Super Foods to Eat While Planning Your Wedding

Wedding Super Foods

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Planning a wedding is infamous for being a little bit — ok fine, a lot — chaotic. There will be late nights organizing your master wedding to-do list, weekend appointments making decisions alongside vendors you're paying a lot of money to, and of course, the occasional cry-fest because the pressure of throwing the party of your lifetime has caught up to you. It can be a very unhealthy time, filled with lack of sleep, quick bites to eat, and enough stress that you start to feel weak. But like they say, you are what you eat! So, in order to stay healthy during your wedding planning process, here are seven super foods you should add to your diet.

1. Berries
Throw them into a smoothie, your morning yogurt, or just eat them by the handful. They are a great source of fiber and antioxidants that help keep your mind fresh.

2. Eggs
Whether you like them sunny-side up or just scrambled, eggs are a great source of protein and something you can eat quickly, as a snack or part of a meal.

3. Oranges
Keep a bowl of these things close by. They are a great way to boost your immune system and something simple and easy you can snack on when drafting emails to vendors or your bridal party.

4. Sweet Potatoes
These funny-shaped things are known as the healthiest vegetable in the land. They are great for your immune system and a great swap for the traditional baked potato.

5. Broccoli
You remember as a kid always being told to eat your broccoli, well, now it's time to hear it again. Broccoli is packed with vitamins C, A, and K. If you're not a fan of the taste, add them to a stir-fry or even roast them in the oven.

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6. Tea
Swap out the soda and coffee for a glass of tea. Freshly brewed tea has a lot of health benefits and is known to help strengthen bones, and you guessed it, reduce stress. With so many flavors to choose from, you can try a new tea flavor every day until your wedding.

7. Spinach
Spinach is known as the super food of all super foods. It has a ton of vitamins and calcium in it and will not only make you feel more energetic but will also help cleanse your body.

Jen Glantz is a "Professional Bridesmaid" and the founder of Bridesmaid for Hire. She's the author of All My Friends Are Engaged and frequently wears old bridesmaid dresses to the grocery store and on first dates.

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