Simple Steps To Healthy Eating

The road to good health is a journey paved with many simple steps. If you're on that road, you've already realized that you can't get there in one day or one week or one month.

It took you a lifetime to get where you are today, picking up several new habits along the way. So don't expect to change everything all at once. In fact, that would be such a shock that your body would rebel.

Studies have shown that individuals who make lifestyle changes when trying to lose weight, and take the weight off gradually, tend to keep the weight off as compared to their overzealous dieting counterparts.

Get on the road to a healthier you by taking simple steps toward healthy eating, making small changes today, and building upon them as you go.

Here are a few small steps to get you started:

  • Use low fat milk instead of creamers in your tea and coffee
  • Use olive oil instead of butter or margarine
  • Bring a bottle of water to work and drink it before noon
  • When ordering salad, ask for oil & vinegar dressing on the side and dip fork tynes in the dressing between bites instead of pouring the dressing on your salad
  • If you must have a sub or a burger, opt for no cheese
  • Switch to almond butter instead of peanut butter
  • Use whole wheat/multi grain instead of white bread
  • Choose Perrier over soda pop
  • Choose mustard over mayonnaise
  • Drop the Friday AM doughnut ritual for a 1/2 bagel with nut butter
  • Eat slower - it's the 20 minute rule - it takes 20 minutes for your brain to register that you're full, so eat slow and maybe the signal will get there before you're overstuffed


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The contents of this site are the opinions of Michele Tse unless otherwise noted. The information on this site is intended for general informational and educational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical or nutritional advice or treatment. Please consult your health care practitioner before beginning any fitness program.