Consume what you love, improve your health, and feel good about your choices with no guilt at all
No bread? 🍞🥐🥖
No pasta 🍝
No chocolate? 🍫
No biscuits? 🍪
I’m Nikki, a leading female weight loss coach, nutrition psychology expert and disordered eating specialist and today I’m going to take you through the 𝗝𝘂𝗻𝗸 𝗙𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗙𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗰𝘆:
You 𝐜𝐚𝐧 consume what you love, improve your health, and feel good about your choices:
So if you love these foods but also often experience an internal conflict around them: On the one hand, they taste SO good; on the other hand, you don’t want to ruin your results then this article is for you!
I bet you’ve said it to yourself before;
“That’s it no more junk food” or something of the sort?!
Now in 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙤𝙧𝙮 that makes sense but what it tends to look like more in 𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙮 is a viscous cycle of saying you’ll never again biscuits again.
Then you eat one.
Now imagine this… 💭💭
How things might change if you ate 3-4 biscuits on a regular basis, and didn’t feel guilty about it.
In other words, you welcomed a little bit of what you love into your life, every day?!
Studies have shown, when you eat your favorite foods regularly and intentionally, you consume less of them than when you eat a lot, then none, then a lot, then none.
However, you know yourself better than anyone else:
If a certain food makes you feel totally out-of-control, its hyper palatable, ,makes you feel like you cant say no or leave it alone—you have trouble managing your portion, or feel mentally and/or emotionally “checked out” while eating it—sometimes it’s easier to abstain from it completely, at least for a period of time.
*if you're struggling with disordered eating always seeks specialist advice;
With 20% room to live a little and love your journey a lot!
Even if you’re trying to become your healthiest and fittest ever, you never have to aim 'perfect' thats unrealistic, even in bodybuilding terms, aim instead of 'better'.
The reason for this?
As food restriction goes up, so can other problems such as food obsession, anxiety, and disordered eating patterns (and that's no fun! Believe me!)
The guys at Precision Nutrition do a wonderful job of showing that in this nifty little graphic;
The aim is to include a little bit of what you love on a regular basis and not feel deprived whilst getting results!