Drinking the required amount of water which is 8-10 glasses each day would be the first and foremost way to a healthy diet. This can be hard to do for many people because water tastes nothing. But it can be easier if you actually do it on a regular basis. It is only a matter of conditioning yourself and your taste buds for you to make it easier to do. Once you get used to it, you will surely start to crave for water.
To start with, drinking a glass of water in the morning would be the first thing to do just before you eat. It is much better if you do drink 2 glasses. By doing so, this will remind you to drink water throughout the day.
You can also use a water purifier to make the water taste better or you may also try adding a few drops of lime or lemon but no sugar. There are also flavored waters on the market you can check out but avoid those with additives.
Eating your breakfast would be the next thing to drinking water. Make sure you’re not skipping your breakfast because this is very important to our health as well as to our weight control. Dr. Barbara Rolls a professor of nutrition at Penn State University, says, “Your metabolism slows while you sleep, and it doesn’t rev back up until you eat again.”
Aside from overall weight loss, eating breakfast will also help you stick on your diet the rest of the day. It would be good for you to keep hard boiled eggs or some high fiber in your fridge. If you are planning to eat fruit at all anytime of the day, you better do it on breakfast time.
Eating at least 3 meals and some snacks a day would be the last one on our list for healthy dieting. You may have a hard time to adjust onto this especially if you are a busy person. But you should give it a try filling you plate with more frequent meals. Eating more often will also increase your metabolism just like eating breakfast do. This will help you reduce bad-carb eating. Make sure you plan your snacks regularly during the day.
In fact, it only takes a minimal investment of planning time at home and at the grocery store in the morning just before you start out your day to make some healthy food choices, snacks, and meals.