Focus On What You Should Eat, Not What You Shouldn'T
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Celebrate healthy food, don't lament the bad stuff.
Making healthy eating a lifestyle means learning to love your new way of eating. It helps to focus on what you should eat, not what you shouldn't. Do think about how you will get more veggies and fruits. Do think about how you can add protein. Don't think "If only I could have an extra value meal."
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When I feel the need to grab something to eat that I shouldn't, I take out my Journal and write why I should "not" eat it and why I" want" to eat it. By the time I get done writing I really "don't" want it anymore and feel better about the strength I just had to say "no" to temptation! Then I haven't ate unwanted calories and I can stay focused on other things...
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