Eating one healthy meal isn't hard. It's not even hard to eat three
healthy meals in a single day. The hard part is making changes in your daily
life so that you start eating healthy every day—and keep eating healthy every
If you're having problems staying with your plan, don't
worry. You're not alone. You'll be glad to hear that there are plenty of tips
and tricks you can use to get yourself back on track and stay there.
Let's begin with these key ideas:
- Your reason for wanting to eat healthy is very
important. It won't work if you're doing it because someone else—your spouse,
your children, your doctor—wants you to. You have to want it.
you've started a healthy eating plan but don't feel like you're making any
progress, it may be time to update your goals.
- If you've started a
healthy eating plan but are having trouble keeping it going, it may help to
figure out what's getting in your way. Then you can figure out how to work
around those barriers.
If you haven't started a healthy eating plan yet, it may be helpful to
- Healthy Eating: Starting a Plan for Change.
What is involved in maintaining a healthy eating plan?
Why do you want to stay with a healthy eating plan?
How do you stay with a healthy eating plan?
Where to go from here