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HOW TO MAINTAIN A HEALTHY EATING ROUTINE

HOW TO MAINTAIN A HEALTHY EATING ROUTINE

Things might get complicated when it comes to losing weight. For some, it's about losing a few pounds so they can wear their old favourite pants again. Others see it as a necessary step on the road to longevity. Regardless of the reason, it is hardly ever simple. Because we all gain weight for various reasons, it's not that simple to keep the pounds off. That's why we turned to a few of our favourite experts for advice on the best strategy.

Typically when people try to change their eating patterns, they frequently try a diet, become upset, and then return to their old behaviours. To begin with, this is quite natural, but it may also be extremely aggravating and will do little to improve your health. Rather than attempting fashionable diets, the objective may be to build healthy eating habits that make you feel good and that you can easily adopt into your lifestyle over time.

We've put together some helpful hints and a one-day schedule to help you get started on your path to healthy eating. A friendly reminder: eating healthily is more than simply a way to lose weight - it's a lifelong choice that benefits your entire health.

HOW TO MAINTAIN A HEALTHY EATING ROUTINE

FOCUS ON THE POSITIVE

When people attempt to modify their eating habits, they frequently concentrate on what they must give up. Putting your attention on the negative might make you feel horrible about yourself. Consider all of the delicious, hearty meals you DO have access to. Consider how fantastic you feel now that you've adopted new eating habits, and congratulate yourself for taking the initiative to improve your health. You are not required to abstain from any foods (unless you have an allergy or medical condition). Instead, aim to fill your diet with largely nutritious, bright meals with the odd indulgence. You'll probably start reaching for sugary or processed meals less and less after you start eating this way.

START SMALL

Rather than trying to revamp your eating habits all at once, start with tiny, attainable modifications. You may add more new practices after a new habit has become part of your regular routine without having to think about it. Taking up an ambitious aim right away can only lead to frustration. Start with a basic eating goal, such as "eat veggies with every meal" or "drink an ounce of water for each pound of my body weight every day." Resets are also something I enjoy. You may begin with a one- to three-day reset that focuses on veggies, healthy meats, and whole grains. You can start with a one- to three-day reset where you focus on vegetables, healthy proteins, and whole grains without any pressure or judgment and simply notice how you feel.

FIND FOODS THAT YOU ENJOY

If you don't like kale, don't eat it! There are so many delicious, vibrant, healthy fruits and vegetables that can make you feel wonderful. A sustainable health plan is one that you look forward to implementing, such as discovering healthy foods you enjoy. Experiment with different cuisines and stick to what makes you happy.

DEFINE YOUR WHY

We recommend that you choose a dietary goal that is more than just "weight loss" or "looking nice." You are considerably more likely to attain your objectives if you have a purpose that is actually relevant to you. Getting healthier to spend more quality time with your family, eating clean to have a clear mind to achieve success in your job, or having the energy and strength to take on an athletic goal are just a few examples of objectives that may drive you to make permanent change.

PRACTICE MINDFULNESS

Mindful eating helps you tune into a deeper connection with food and can help you form healthier long-term habits. The more you really think about and appreciate how food relates to your body, the more you will reach for invigorating options. To eat mindfully, sit down to your meals without any phones, work, or screens. As you eat, take time to really notice each flavor and find joy in the eating experience. Lastly, you can give gratitude for how the meal is turning into energy in your body, allowing you to do all of the things you love.  

DON'T GIVE UP

You see a lot of people fall off a recommended diet, feel defeated, and then give up. We advise individuals not to put too much pressure in these slips. What happened happened, and beating yourself up over eating "bad food" or having an excessive dinner won't help you. Instead, concentrate on the present - what can you do to improve your next meal? Simply pick yourself up and resume your good eating habits.

HOW TO MAINTAIN A HEALTHY EATING ROUTINE

ONE DAY MEAL PLAN

This is a perfect place to start if you want to make a positive change or feel better in a short period of time.

 

5:30 A.M.

Wake up and drink 16 ounces of water with lemon
Take probiotics or two tablespoons apple cider vinegar diluted with water

 

5:45 A.M.

Two shots of espresso with Nutpods creamer

 

6:30 A.M.

Take vitamins (a women’s multivitamin, vitamin C, and Beauty in a Bottle)
Breakfast veggie egg scramble with at least four different veggies mixed in and 1/4 cup blueberries on the side
Drink 20 ounces water

 

10:30 A.M.

8 ounces water
Morning snack: Berry Pie Smoothie
• 1/2 frozen banana
• 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries
• 1 small beet
• 2 cups dark greens (spinach/kale/collards/beet/turnip/etc.)
• Juice of a whole lemon
• 1 tablespoon hemp seeds
• 1 scoop collagen peptides
• 1 tablespoon almond butter
• 1 cup unsweetened coconut or nut milk
• Ice, if desired

 

1:30 P.M.

12 ounces water + turmeric and omega 3 supplement
Lunch recipe: Fermented Salad
• 1 cup mixed greens
• 1 cup mixed cabbage
• 1/4 cup shredded carrots
• 1/4 cup hummus
• 1/4 purple onion
• 1/4 cup sauerkraut
• 1/2 cup quinoa
• 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
• Handful of Siete chips or gluten-free crackers
Another 8 ounces water and 8 ounces kombucha

You can also sip on this fasting tea between meals.

 

4:00 P.M.

8 ounces water
Afternoon snack: 8 ounces bone broth, almonds, apple, handful of carrots, and two stalks of celery

 

7:00 P.M.

8 ounces water
Dinner recipe: Salmon Dish
• 6 ounces wild-caught salmon
• 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
• 1 cup roasted veggies, such as broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, onion, pepper

THE NUE CO. Energy Food + Prebiotic is a great way to kick start your journey to healthy eating.

Healthy eating habits start with a positive attitude. Change the way you think and connect to food before changing your eating habits. Eating is a life-giving activity, and thinking about your food with joy and respect may make it much easier to develop good eating habits.

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