Let’s face it, junk food is more accessible and easier to choose. And once we start eating unhealthy it is tough to kick your addiction. But if you eat healthy, you feel better, have more energy and even boost your immune system so you get sick less. So it is important to stop making poor food choices and kick your junk food addiction to the curb. You deserve to nourish your cells with food that shows you love your body. If you eat nutrient rich foods, your body will thank you with better health results. So let’s get to it right away!
1. Stay Full
If you eat throughout the day, you are less likely to fall off your health plan and make poor food choices. So stay full and be sure to stick to this plan when you are food shopping. There is nothing worse than heading to the food store when you are hungry. This is a recipe for diet disaster!
2. Have Healthy Snacks on Hand
Have plenty of healthy food snacks on hand when you are on the go. This will help you to avoid heading to the vending machine or worse, waiting in line at a drive through. Avoid a major diet pitfall by simply choosing to be proactive!
3. Throw Away All Junk Food
Ditch all the junk food from your home so you avoid falling in a slump. Preparation is one of the major keys to diet success and tossing all the junk will prepare you for success. So be smart and get rid of all the no no’s!
4. Sleep Away Your Cravings
Most often people crave junk late at night when they are actually bored. Do not confuse hunger with boredom and get to bed, sleepy head. Sleep away your cravings to slim down and avoid making poor eating choices!
5. Define Why You Are Craving Unhealthy Food
Keep a journal to make note of why you are craving unhealthy food. There is a reason late at night you are craving food high in fat. Often when we have time to stop and think, stress causes us to crave junk. Get in tune with when you are having cravings and get on track to making healthier choices!
6. Drink More Water
Very often, hunger is confused with thirst, so eliminate this by staying hydrated. Drink 8-10 glasses of water daily and when you are having a junk food craving, have a tall glass of water. This will help to fill you up and then make the healthy whole food choice rather than ditching your diet for junk!
If you exercise on a regular basis, naturally you will make healthier eating choices. You would not want to sabotage your hour on the treadmill for 5 slices of pizza, so you will think twice. You will begin to crave salads because this will be in line with the hard work you put into your fitness sessions. You will learn that in order to achieve incredible results, you cannot live in both worlds. So work out to better your health and get your healthy eating habits on the path to success!
So get on track starting today and remember 30 days of eating healthy will help you to create new healthy habits! So start your new life today. You will glad that you did!