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Your Biggest Struggles With Eating Healthier – Part 3: Finding it boring!

This week we are looking at the biggest struggles we come across whilst trying to make healthier eating changes. It’s these very things that can make us slide back to our old habits, within weeks, or even days!

Yesterday we looked at cravings for sweet foods, why we shouldn’t cut all sugar from our diets, and the most important thing we need to do if we eat sugar, other than the natural sugars found in fruit.

Today we are tackling another toughie, finding healthy food boring…

Don’t you just hate the feeling of missing out, like everyone else is eating succulent things draped in tasty sauces and desserts galore and you are stuck with things like lettuce and cabbage? It doesn’t have to be this way! Read More

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Your Biggest Struggles With Eating Healthier – Part 2: Hey Sugar!

Hmm why is it so hard to stick to new healthy eating plans? We have been asking you just that and you have highlighted some great points!

Yesterday we talked about wanting food quickly and being lazy with preparation. Let’s be honest, not many of us have the time or energy to devote to preparing and eating healthy food day in and day out, especially when it seems boring, or more hard work than a take-away.

Today we are talking about sugar and the desire for it. There are many many diet ‘experts’ that will encourage you to cut out sugar from your diet altogether, even fruit being a rare treat. Believe it or not, our bodies NEED sugar, just not in the form we may fancy at the time. Read More

Your Biggest Struggles With Eating Healthier – Make it Easy

“Right that’s it. I have had enough of feeling like this. I want to eat healthier and exercise more to lose this weight and keep it off once and for all”

Sound familiar?

What happens next in your world? Do you keep up the new eating and exercise regime, or do you go back to your old habits quite quickly? If it’s the latter, read on…

We all want to feel awesome, and we all know food has a huge impact on how great we feel, so it seems logical to throw all our focus into that. Our brain says yep, more fruit and veg = healthier, more exercise = fitter. Both true, BUT our brain also has a naughty habit of wanting to keep you safe… As in, safe in your comfort zone. Old habits can die hard and supermarkets are tempting. Read More