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I will never completely give up unhealthy treats. I enjoy the taste of things that are "bad" for me. That's why I eat "bad" snacks in moderation, limiting quantities and frequency. And, I balance that with tons of fruits and veggies! I still enjoy the "bad" foods but balance them with healthy snacks.
Meet with a nutritionist is possible to have them lay out your individual food pyramid. I met with one and she was able to really help me get all the protein and nutrients I need each day which is especially important while I'm in training. Not everyone needs the same amount of protein, carbs, etc.
Recently at an event for the weekend with buffet style meals provided I decided to use the dinner plate for large healthy salads and veggies and used the salad plate for the entrée, bread etc. I did this for every meal. I ate more veggies and less calories this way. Yeah!
I place my two-cup drinking glass on the first of four colorfully numbered circles I printed on a piece of paper. I put it in a prominent spot. This helps me keep track as I move it up after drinking and I am reminded to drink each time I walk past it.
I found a helpful way to start eating veggies.
You can do anything when you have the time... but so often there is no time. So PLAN quick snacks and meals. Prepackage portions you make yourself and then freeze or put on the shelf or buy the preportioned packages. The foodtracker can be used ahead of time... not just after eating!