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Healthy Eating – What’s It All About?

Healthy Eating – What’s It All About?

Healthy eating.

Now isn’t that a vague term?

For a lot of people, it’s pretty ambiguous to listen to people talking about healthy eating.

As a nation, we’re all acutely aware of the importance of healthy eating, but we’re also aware that we’re not always sure what that entails.

Thankfully, a whole host of different tips and tricks related to healthy eating have come up on the internet these days, and it’s all available for people to choose from.

To try and help you, we’re going to be taking a look at a few of the different healthy eating tips that you can implement into your daily life.

Practice mindful eating

One of the main reasons that it’s so easy to eat in a healthy manner is because it’s so easy to do so without thinking.

Junk food is quick and easy – we can eat a bag of crisps with minimal effort and thought.

This is where a lot of people go wrong.

To try and counteract this, a lot of people choose to practice mindful eating.

This is where they make sure that they think about what they’re eating and also make sure that they’re present and engaged when they eat.

This means that they’re taking the time to sit down and eat a healthy meal, which is really what healthy eating is all about.

Avoid fizzy drinks

Fizzy drinks.

They’re the bane of any diet or healthy eating attempt.

There’s really no version of them that’s any good for you.

The normal ones have so much sugar in them.

There’s more than your daily allowed intake of sugar in one bottle.

And the sugar free and diet varieties?

They’re really not much better.

They’re crammed full of nasty chemicals and junk which isn’t any good for the body.

If you want to eat healthily, avoid them where possible.

Eat in moderation

Healthy eating is, unfortunately, not that fun.

There’s a lot of fruit and vegetables involved, and you don’t get to eat your favourite foods all that often.

This can be really demoralising.

However, the key to healthy eating is instead doing things in moderation.

By all means, have a chocolate occasionally or kick back with a fizzy drink.

Just don’t overdo it.

Healthy eating means having the sense to not fill your system with junk, but instead to counteract the bad with the good.

Overall, these are just a few tips and tricks for healthy eating.

There’s so many different things that you can do, so we might create a part two to this article!

Healthy eating is something that we all have to think about, because otherwise it can be really easy to slip into some really bad habits.

It’s a very simple matter of picking up some takeaway or enjoying sweets, but those habits can spiral out of control with little effort.

It’s important that you try and balance out your diet, and make sure that you’re mindful of what you put into the body.

Stephen Coleclough
Stephen Coleclough

Stephen Coleclough is a personal trainer and online fitness/nutrition coach from the UK. He loves heavy squats, smashing PRs and bacon sandwiches. You can follow him on Twitter at ColecloughPT.

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