When you begin an exercise program, you are most likely to reach for an apple instead of a donut. I have been exercising my entire life and it gives me the momentum to make better nutrition choices. To get you started, here is a FREE LINK to my workout on the beaches of Atlantic City.
You think you have this whole healthy eating thing down. You've been looking up recipes, planning out meals, and you're feeling healthier already. And then it happens. The dreaded text. "Let's go out to eat tomorrow."
So you had all good intentions of maintaining your healthy eating plan at the party, but those chocolate chip cookies looked so good and that cheesecake was calling your name. Then it was followed by, "Oh well I blew it now, so what’s the point?" There is a better way to handle that according to Registered Dietian Keri Gans and author of The Small Change Diet.
When we eat on the run or make last minute meals, we tend to make less than healthy choices. Meal planning is a huge part of eating healthy and will ultimately save you time, calories and even money, since less food will be wasted. Once a week, take some time plan what you and your family will be eating. If you are someone who dreads cooking dinner after working all day, prepping meals in advance
We know a healthy diet helps us keep our weight in check, but better food choices may also help improve our mood.
On the flip side, a diet high in fat and sugar that lacks fiber,fruits, and veggies is a recipe for poor health, according to research on depression and diet.