Life consists of things we do each day. We wake up in the morning thinking of what errands to do, the work we have to finish and everything we expect to happen until we turn off the lights at night. But it’s not all there is to it, because there are “things we do” that are not even being thought of that “we will do”. One of which is eating.
We don’t usually think about eating, we just eat.
It is a necessity. And yet, it is important that we plan it because our health and our total being depend on it.
This is when healthy diet plan comes in.
It is basically the proper food we are to eat each day, the quality, the quantity and the other underlying factors to try and make it healthy. Before we start doing so, it is important that we understand why we need to do this. And the simple fact that food affects our health will help us reach our goal. Food can be the reason for the excess weight you have, the unsatisfactory body contour, and the diseases you have or is at the risk of having. It can be as simple as your migraine headaches, your aching joints, your dull and lifeless hair, your poor eyesight, and so on and so forth. Or it can be as serious as your rising high blood pressure, your heart murmurs, your diabetes, your cancer, and etcetera.
Food plays a major role in making us healthy and strong.
It can be the key to a longer and satisfying life. And everybody hopes to achieve that, at least if not perfection, in life. It can be as easy as learning how to do a healthy diet plan and follow it afterwards!
Not tomorrow, not next week…but today. But it does not have to be great big leaps. Just with baby steps you are on the way to good health. In fact you have taken your first step the moment you decided to stop awhile and read. Learning is the primary objective. And continuous learning with continuous reading will help you travel on to the finish line guided and assisted. There is nothing easy with groping in the dark. That’s why we are here, to provide you your light.
Remember the words MODERATION and CONSISTENCY each time you tend to stumble.
Eating in moderation is the easiest to do especially when we are on the adjustment phase. One cannot just decide to stop eating this or that. Do not torture yourself by labeling foods as “forbidden” or “illegal”. You can have them in moderation. You can satisfy your cravings at one time or another with bits and pieces. Just do not go beyond the allowance.
Be consistent with the pre-planned diets.
Ever heard of the Yoyo dieting? This is when some would go on strict dieting today (some do crash dieting) and then suddenly splurge tomorrow. Or those that skips meals and due to the starvation end up eating a whole lot later on. We have to avoid such circumstances that we put ourselves to such predicament. Likewise, this will avoid putting your body system to vulnerability to health risks with the abrupt changes. It should always be in equilibrium to function at its best. And being consistent will also make the dieting relaxed which can be then called management. Along the way, you will learn more how to manage your Healthy Diet.
Remember: Baby Steps.
Know about the right foods to eat, how much is best and how to cope with the portion control or measuring, when to eat, recognizing warning bells, choices you can make, and so much more. Bear in mind also that with healthy eating you don’t just look at the food but also of what else you do besides eating it. The marketing, the preparation, the cooking, the timing as well as the food habits you have that developed over the years like eating while reading the paper, running off to work to beat the traffic with empty stomach, falling asleep while watching TV at night with your French Fries, and all that stuff we do in addition to our sedentary lifestyle.