We think that we need to read every "diet" book and try to eat what our friends and family eat to try and get our nutrition back on track. Unfortunately that puts us in a never-ending cycle of "dieting," and "abstaining; the exact opposite of what works for health and wellness.
As a nutrition coach I have found this tactic inefficient in making lasting change. The truth is that everyone is different, which is why cracker jack box diets and trying to emulate others eating habits never seem to work out. But there are several strategies you can take to find your way back towards what works best for you.
Changing your eating by changing your habits is how I coach my clients to get their eating back on track.
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It seems like simple stuff. But it’s not necessarily easy to put into practice, especially with the consistency needed to see results.
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Low level dehydration impedes the bodies ability to shed excess layers and leaves the body tired and running inefficiently. If you are not drinking at least 7 cups of water based, decaffeinated beverages a day you may end up being dehydrated, especially if you are active.
Women tend to fall nutritionally short where protein is concerned, especially when they are trying to change their relationship with food. Men with low appetites also have issues with getting enough protein to build and maintain health.
Use these portion sizes as a starting point. Depending on your activity level you may find yourself either adding or subtracting portions.