Eating for a Healthier you - Make your diet sustainable
all very well getting the new craze diet diet book and trying to
follow that. But the likelihood is it’ll be completely alien to
might involve hours of preparing food when you just haven’t got the
time. Well, the kids can’t look after themselves all day. It
might involve really obscure ingredients that you can’t get
delivered with your weekly shop. It
might involve eating things you don’t like.
thing is, if it’s completely alien to you it will feel more like
hard work. And you’ll feel more exhausted than rejuvenated.
something that fits into your lifestyle.
you can’t spend hours cooking go for quick and easy meals that pack
a punch. If
you really don’t like something don’t eat it. Or find a way of
making your diet fit into your life it’ll be easier. It’ll be
like second nature. It won’t zap all of your energy.
is good right? You need that energy to keep up with your kids.
Eating for a healthier you - Make it healthy
fat diets often lack vitamins A, D, E and K.
carb diets often lack vitamins C, E and fibre
does a healthy meal look like?
it should have protein, veggies, fat and carbohydrates. Yes, you read
that right...a healthy meal should have fat and carbohydrate.
Potatoes are not the devil.
all has a place in a healthy, balanced diet.
you could take a supplement to replace these vitamins, but, it’s so
much better if they are natural and come from the food you eat. Leave
the vitamin supplements for the things you really don’t like or
you’re generally not a fan of fruit and veggies, concentrate on
what you do like first then find ways of disguising others.
example, you can make up a really tasty tomato sauce for pasta, home
made pizzas, or just to have with your chips. Pack it with vegetables
and blitz them all together. You’ll never know the difference.
Eating for a healthier you - All about balance
about having a bit of everything in your diet…yes, that does mean
the things you enjoy.
pizza, burgers, even a glass of wine. Everything is on the menu, but
in moderation. Moderation is really the key.
that bit of chocolate you really fancy, just don’t eat a large bar. Go
for coffee and a cake with friends. Just don’t make it every day. Have
a glass a wine with dinner, just don’t drink the whole bottle (that
one is definitely easier said that done).
the art of balance and you’ll be on your way to recovering that
bounce in your step.
Eating for a healthier you - Learn about yourself
last little tip is to never stop learning about yourself.
don’t mean cracking out the old biology books but noticing how you
feel after you’ve eaten something. That will tell you whether the
food your eating is working for you.
what works for you won’t be the same as me, your mum, or that nice
lady at the gym who lost 2 stone doing keto.
every diet or way of eating, works for everyone.
notice how you feel after eating something.
you feel satiated? Do you still feel hungry? Do you feel energetic?
Or, do you feel bloated, sluggish and tired?
you feel after eating can speak volumes as to what you need to eat.
So listen to what your body is telling you.
be glowing in no time!
Eating for a healthier you - Let's get you healthier
you see, a healthy diet doesn’t have to take all of your energy. It
can, and should, fit into your life.
easier it is for you to do and the more enjoyable you can make it,
the more likely you’ll be to stick to it.
that really is the key to eating for a healthier you, finding
something you can stick to.
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