If we put clean eating in simple words: more of good eating, less of bad eating. It’s never too late to start with a clean diet and focus on what you put into your mouth. A beginner in clean diet? Congratulations! Cheering you up with these 5 rules you must follow for a great start with your new diet regime: But why are you starting now?
1. Let’s Jot Down Your Reasons Now
What’s inspiring you to give up on your unhealthy diet? Determine your goals, your time frame to achieve your goals, the visible results of this new diet. Remember to let your motivation flow from within.
2. For How Long Are You Gonna Stick To It?
You can’t just follow a clean diet for the rest of your life; you know how hypnotizing a slice of pizza could be! Decide on a time-frame for yourself, and mark a tick on your calendar for the days when you followed your clean diet. Reward yourself on your success. A new pair of jeans? You’d look so good in them!
3. Have You Checked Your Current Diet Yet?
What do you eat every day, or do you follow a certain kind of diet in general? Dealing with obesity is one of the reasons why you need to give a clean break to your body. Start a food journal noting down the “not so healthy”, “loaded with sugars”, “healthy”, “green”, and “fizzy” foods that you eat for at least three days. This will help you keep an eye on the kind of food you eat, and what should be replaced from your food journal with what. This exercise will help you in a long run.
4. What’s Your Target?
Be realistic and practical with your goals. Do you need a combination of workouts with your clean diet? Be sure to be sure with your goals in the end to prevent disappointment. Make some strategic choices to get the results you desire. But if you want to be as strong as a rock-climber, or as slender as a ballerina, you need to do something more. Clean diet is just one part of reaching to your goals.
5. What’s In Your Shopping Cart?
Be a smart and responsible at grocery shopping. Do get all the important foods you need for your clean diet, but do you also need the bar of chocolate?