If you’re trying to improve your diet, you’ll often find it’s easier to focus on the things you want to remove from your current eating habits rather than trying to add things. And the best way to make that successful is to focus on just the smallest things that will cause the smallest change to your feeling of fullness and energy throughout the day.
Here are some very easy ways to cut calories and reduce the amount of junk in your diet!
Get Rid of Soda Drinks
One of the very best things that anyone can do for their diet is to remove soda drinks from their diet. That means no more Coca-Cola and no more 7-Up. Why? Because these drinks are absolutely packed with simple sugars while offering nothing healthy in return. They’ll make you feel hungry and they’ll add lots of calories while contributing to lipogenesis (fat storage).
It’s the Monday of the 2nd week of the New Year and many people have already defaulted on their resolutions. Staying motivated can be hard, especially when it comes to fast food and eating a healthy diet.
You know how it goes…
It’s been a long day. You get off of work and head home in a hellacious commute. An hour or so later you’re picking up your kids from their after school program and maybe even making another stop before heading home (basketball practice, karate, dance, etc.)… then it’s time to figure out what’s for dinner! You’re tired and the last thing you feel like doing is cooking. The temptation to stop off at the drive-thru is strong because it’s both easy and convenient. BUT it’s also almost always unhealthy and totally against your weight loss and fitness goals. Don’t do it. Bad habits may be hard to break but it is possible to kick the fast food habit by planning ahead.
Here are a few tips to help you kick the fast food habit and eat healthier: