04/06/2015 01:32 pm ET Updated Jun 06, 2015

Healthy Eating Obstacles (And How to Overcome Them)

According to Diane Bailey, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, owner of The Conditioning Classroom in Colorado and co-author of Eating Simply, most of us should be able to agree on a few simple ideas about healthy eating habits.

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These include that: food should be pleasurable; food should be flavorful; food should be nutritious; preparing food shouldn't have to take up excessive amounts of time; food should not be a source of stress; and finally, eating should be simple and support your goals.

Healthy Eating Obstacles

"Healthy eating, however, has unfortunately been associated with words like complicated, time consuming, tasteless, and boring," Bailey said.

The following is her advice for overcoming some of the most common "healthy eating obstacles" that we all face on a day to day basis.

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