We all know dieting doesn’t work, at least as far as long-term results goes anyway, which is why in order to get lasting changes we need to move you away from the dieting mentality completely.
Before we dive into what foods to be eating, I just want to cover why this has to happen and what nutritional principles we should be following.
The first step in this journey is to cover the basics of nutrition, as this foundation will allow you to start to understand what foods to eat and why, and you’ll then be able to take that knowledge and apply creating balance meals and improving the way you eat.
‘Healthy’ Foods Cheatsheet
In this PDF you’ll find a cheatsheet containing some of the best sources from each of these macronutrients and we will be using this cheatsheet later to put together balanced meals. Remember this cheatsheet doesn’t containing everything and there are loads of other great foods out there as well!
Creating healthy meals doesn’t need to be difficult and by using the ‘healthy foods’ cheat sheet you can easily create delicious meals without much thought, or find ways to make healthier options of your favourite foods.
In this PDF you’ll find some delicious recipes using the principles discussed above! Make sure you visit the community for more meal ideas and share your favourite creations as well.
Get the right sized portion is going to be an essential part of your success, as this will be a big contributor to both achieving and maintaining your weight goals.
Luckily there is an easy to follow method you can use without counting calories or obsessing over every grain of rice.
This approach comes down to consistency and once you use this method for a while you will get used to estimating how much your body needs.
Portion sizes cheatsheet
In this PDF you will find the portion sizes explained and you can use these along with the healthy foods cheatsheet to start creating meals.
Rather than overhauling your entire diet at once, the goal is to focus on improving one meal at a time for 2 weeks, along with doing the best you can to improve the other meals as well.
This will allow for slow changes that aren’t overwhelming and empower you to develop healthier habits.