Why Diets Don’t Work & What To Do About It

Does going on a diet work?

Yes it’ll help for a few weeks. But after that you’ll return back to your old ways (along with your weight).

Why?

Your brain is still hardwired to want the same unhealthy foods

A “diet” is just a template that you’re forcing on yourself.

But your underlying thinking patterns and desires will forever remain the same.

Inevitably, you’ll end up going back to your old ways.

A “diet” is a temporary fix – it doesn’t fix the problem at the root


So What’s The Solution?

Train yourself to enjoy healthy food! That will fix the problem at the root.

If you genuinely enjoy healthy food, cutting out junk food becomes EASY

You’ll be able to walk into any place and ignore the cakes and biscuits.

Wouldn’t that be amazing?


Start By Educating Yourself About Nutrition 

Foods are called “healthy” because they contain nutrients that help the body to function properly, heal and grow.

They improve your quality of life.

You’ll feel alert, your energy will be boosted and your skin will look more vibrant.

Surely you want the best nutrients for your body?

Knowing the health benefits will cause you to like that food more


Realise That Nutritious Food Is Medicine

Fruits and vegetables prevent and reduce the risk of diseases. By definition, that makes them medicine.

You don’t want to get any diseases do you?

Eat nutritious food now as medicine, or eat medicine later for disease


Start By Making Small Changes In Your Diet

Replace your snack chocolate bar with a banana. Do that for 7 days straight and it’ll become a habit.

Put less sugar in your tea.

Rather than ordering a takeaway once a week, make the small effort of learning to cook a simple meal.

Week by week, pick one eating habit and make an easy change to it

By making only small changes each week, you won’t feel deprived and your mind won’t trick you into cravings.

Keep the changes small, and they will be easy to maintain.


Learn The Consequences Of Eating Junk Food

Last year, The Independent reported:

Unhealthy food is the biggest cause of early death worldwide

It is a tragedy to live a shorter life because you ate too much junk food.

Junk food clogs your blood vessels, impairs your organs and literally kills you over time.

Are takeaways, cakes and chocolates really worth that price?

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