Simple Strategy to eat better
After finding your why*insert link* and choosing your risk return strategy*insert link*, let’s talk a little more about food, nutrition, activities, and exercises in the next few chapters.
*This article is written for those looking for sustainable health and to develop a healthy relationship with their food.*
Google: “How to lose weight” and there will be no lack of diets available for you to attempt, from Paleo to Intermittent Fasting, Low Carbs, Low Fats, Ketogenic and even Pizza diet. There’s too much information rather than the lack of it that is causing confusion among people throughout the world.
Every year, there are new/renewed diets promising quick results, by inspiring fitness models, celebrities, and attractive influencers teaching you how to lose weight and feel great. Many of us want to look like them, so much so that they will do everything within their means to achieve it.
Now what about you?
You are too busy to filter through all the information.
You don’t trust fad diets because you have tried it before.
You believe in the process.
This is the first concept that we would like to introduce to you: First you add (+), then subtract (-).
Step 1: Addition (+)
Depending on your timeline and risk/reward ratio, you may start by adopting 1 of the 3 habits, or 3 out of 3:
None of these options is easy to execute, and that is the whole point.
Enforce one of the options into your daily life, making sure that you do it day in and day out. Once you have accomplished that for at least 1 month, then proceed to:
Step 2: Subtraction (-)
Easy? You would be surprised because everywhere you turn, most of our food is processed, includes sauce or is deep-fried. Remember: it’s not the chef's job to make you healthy, it’s their job is to make the food as delicious as possible so that you will return back to eat their food. Subtract these three and you will be on your way to becoming a healthier you.
Sooooo, what can I eat?! To assist you, we have compiled a list of food around Singapore Hawker Center that you can have on a daily basis.
For drinks, we recommend:
Now, remember to + before -
The idea is to create a sense of choice rather than restrictions.
Ever tried restricting yourself to 30 days without carbohydrates and found yourself revenge eating after that?
With all these options to begin with, we are pretty sure that you have a starting point.
Remember this: At the end of the day, healthy or not, we always have a choice.