How to cut out unhealthy food from your life

Posted on Monday, 7th October 2019

It’s a shame that most food that tastes good is usually unhealthy. You don’t need to scrap out everything you love eating completely, it’s just about eating in moderation and ensuring you get some daily fitness into your routine. Here are a few tips for cutting out the unhealthy food in your life.

London Food Blog - Burger

Image source

Plan Out Your Meals
Meal prep is essential when it comes to eating healthy. When you don’t plan ahead, trying to decide on a healthy meal when you’re hungry normally results in you buying something that’s not fresh or ends up being processed. That’s because when you’re hungry, your body is just focused on getting food into your stomach. So take a moment at the start of the week to plan your shopping list and to prep your meals in advance. That way, you’ve got the food you need, planned for the week ahead, and that everything you’ve bought is mostly fresh and not containing all those ingredients that aren’t good for you.

Try A Food Subscription Service
Food waste is something many of us try to avoid where possible, and there is more of a conscious effort to waste less. A food subscription service might be a good thing to try out if you’ve not yet given it a go. Meal kits for families are very popular in many households, but you can also get subscription services for smaller households of couples or individuals. These meals come with a how-to guide of how to cool it and has all the ingredients specific to the meal. That means less waste and hopefully saving more money in the process.

Give Something A Try Once
There’s probably plenty of food that you’ve yet to try, or maybe you tried when you were younger and hated. Your taste buds do change over the years, and those who loved sugar as a child may now prefer savory as a treat for dessert. It’s always best to live by the rule of trying something once when it comes to food. You may surprise yourself and end up liking some of the healthier options that never seemed appealing in the first place. Try everything once and give yourself the opportunity to revisit a certain food later on in life as you may find your taste buds have changed, and you now like it.

Avoid Certain Aisles When Shopping
When food shopping in a grocery store, it can be very easy to drop food into your shopping trolley or basket. There will be certain aisles in a store that have more unhealthy food options, and this can be a distraction from what you’re trying to aim for. So when you shop in-store, try to avoid any aisles where the unhealthy, junk food lives. Make a rule for yourself that when in line for the checkout, you do an audit of your shop and take out anything that may have slipped its way in.

Having a good relationship with food is essential to living a long and healthy life!

This is a collaborative post.

Leave a Comment

 

Warning: Use of undefined constant default_topic_count_text - assumed 'default_topic_count_text' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /customers/f/b/8/agirlhastoeat.com/httpd.www/wp-content/themes/CMDRedux/footer.php on line 12