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How To Encourage Yourself To Eat Healthy

How To Encourage Yourself To Eat Healthy

It isn’t always easy to eat healthier food, especially if you’re someone who is pretty attached to their favourite junk food and snacks.

However, that’s not to say that it’s not possible.

Here are a few things to try to encourage yourself with healthy eating:

Stock up on healthy snacks

The fact of the matter is, you won’t reach for an unhealthy snack if there are a tonne of healthier options to choose from.

So, instead of stocking up on your favourite crisps and biscuits, stock up on fruit and nuts.

This way, you’ll have no choice but to eat something healthy when you’re feeling hungry.

Plan meals in advance

When you’re tired or pushed for time, it’s very easy to quickly heat up a ready meal or order a takeaway.

However, this isn’t ideal if you’re trying to eat healthy meals.

Instead, try to plan meals in advance.

This saves a lot of time, as there’s no need to think about what to cook at the end of a long and busy day.

Cook healthy meals in bulk

When you cook something healthy, ensure that you cook more than you will need.

Then, store the rest and use it for other meals throughout the week.

By doing so, you’ll have a number of healthy meals to grab when you’re hungry and you can’t be bothered to cook.

Take healthy lunches to work

Lunchtime is when a lot of people fall off the healthy wagon, especially as a lot of workplaces are surrounded by delicious takeaways and unhealthy restaurants.

To avoid this, take healthy lunches to work with you.

As you won’t want to waste a perfectly good meal, you’ll find it a lot easier to say no when your colleagues are heading out.

Plus, it’ll save a lot of money.

Though eating a lot healthier than you do now may initially seem difficult, it really doesn’t need to be.

With healthy snacks to hand and meals planned in advance, you’ll find yourself changing your food habits in no time.

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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