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Where to Start With Your Healthy Eating Plan

Where to Start With Your Healthy Eating Plan

...  you’ve decided to take the first steps in healthy eating, creating a plan to guide you will help you in your efforts. Eating healthier can start with small changes at first and you can progress from there, but creating goals for yourself in advance will help you stay focused and measure your progress. Make Realistic Goals If losing weight is what you hope to accomplish with your new healthy eating habits, set reasonable goals for yourself in terms of how much weight you’d like to lose. For some, gaining weight, lowering cholesterol, or building muscle may be the goal. Regardless of what you’re working towards, making goals that aren’t too easy or too impossible is a great way to stay motivated. Stay Away From Convenience Foods Not in every case, but quite often, packaged foods that are ready to eat ...

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Tips To Help You Stick to Your Healthy Eating Goals

Tips To Help You Stick to Your Healthy Eating Goals

...  people slip up or cheat at some point when trying to eat healthier but it’s important to not let these instances discourage you and to focus on the things that will help you stick to your goals. Be proud of what you do accomplish and don’t allow yourself to be wracked with guilt over what you can’t. That doesn’t mean, of course, that you shouldn’t learn to be strict with your eating habits. Be Honest and Realistic With Yourself Decide what your healthy eating goals are and be realistic with yourself about what you hope to achieve. Making goals that are too easy will prevent you from pushing yourself while making impossible goals will just discourage you and could cause you to give up. When you accomplish your goals, reward yourself and set new ones, but avoid rewarding yourself with junk food as that will only undo all of your hard work. Don’t Give Up Everything You Love You don’t have to swear off snack foods entirely, just make healthy eating ...

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