Every new diet is the miracle diet, isn’t it? The problem is that it becomes so overwhelming that many give up and go back to their old eating habits. Habits are hard to break; slow and steady always wins the race to optimal health and well-being.
Your body wasn’t built in a day and it will take time to make those healthy changes for the better. Here are my do’s and don’ts when eating clean:
Shop the perimeter of the stores. The best diet for all is to eat more nutrient dense fruits and vegetables. Did you know instead of eating one Snickers bar, I can eat ½ grapefruit, 1 nectarine, 1 peach, 1 apple, 1 kiwi fruit, 1 apricot, ½ cup blueberries and three cherries. Whoa, that is a lot of fruit, but I would rather eat all of that than a bar that is not going to benefit my body in the long run.
We all can get lured into the convenience factor. Taking care of ourselves and our families does require commitment and time. Plan each week and prepare your snacks and meals ahead of time. In no time, your planning will become a good habit that will be hard to break.
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