Tips to stay healthy
We tend to start New Year’s resolutions to better ourselves. New Year’s diets are no different from relationship, work, and exercise goals. However, we could consider our relationship with food as one of the most important aspects of our lives. Good nutrition is key to living a good and healthy life. A healthy diet is something that most people try to achieve. Whether you started your new vegan, keto, or gluten-free diet to lose weight, or create a better balance in your life, here are some things to keep in mind.
In a recent article published by the Food Network, Kerri-Ann Jennings explores common mistakes when entering a diet. Diets typically have this connotation that you are going off something, and it is something that can be broken. Instead of seeing your new vegan diet as going off meat, it is better to see it as a way of life. Additionally, it is important that when we dive into a new diet we make sure not to cut-off important food groups. Keep your body nourished!
It is your diet, do your research, and listen to health professionals. Your diet is you working on establishing a better relationship with food.
Starting a diet can be hard
Starting a diet is as daunting as starting to go to the gym. We set the goal, but oftentimes we put it off for another day. At first, you do have to be strict on yourself, but the road gets easier as you transition the diet into a way of life.
When we start a diet a lot of the time we are focused on not breaking them. But I’m here to tell you that it is okay to make mistakes. It’s okay to go at your own pace. You have a whole year to go before the next New Year. It is important not to rush progress.
Planning is an essential part of starting a diet. Planning entails doing the proper research on what foods are good to eat and if the diet is right for you. It is important to know what nutrients are essential to keep track of while on the diet. There might be some vitamin supplements you have to take in addition to the diet. Most importantly when planning, ask yourself, what can I do to make it easier to stick with my goals? This might be enrolling in a new meal plan like Hello Fresh, or starting the diet with a friend or partner.
Cristina, how can you say to have fun when I have to give up a juicy steak? Well, like we said we’re not trying to give up anything.
Try new and interesting things with your diet. It might be baking a delicious gluten-free cake, or checking out a local vegan restaurant. It’s fun activities that make you proud of the journey you are undertaking. Going on a diet doesn’t have to be boring. Keep it light-hearted and fun!
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Cristina Timotei, Marketing Director at InBite