Have you ever wondered why it seems to be darn near impossible to stick to a healthy diet? Would you like to know how to get out of this frustrating conundrum? The answer is to get real. Rein in your enthusiasm and make a realistic plan to fit your aspirations for a healthy diet into your current lifestyle.
My definition of healthy eating is eating food that is enjoyable to you in the quantity that is good for you. While we understand that a food such as broccoli is healthy for you and the quantity that is good for you can be very large, it also means that cake may be enjoyable to you, but the quantity that is healthy for you is small.
People who are made to feel embarrassed about their guilty pleasures are less likely to make future healthy choices, according to a 2015 study in the journal Appetite. Instead, fight back with this field guide to the biggest Judgy Jennies out there and how to hang on to your dignity and your more-evolved-than-theirs approach to healthy eating.