If you’re struggling to stick with your diet, one of the best things you can do is to cut out ALL processed foods. Eliminating high-fructose corn syrup makes a huge difference to your diet and can help you on your journey to weight loss in just a few weeks. Here’s how…
When it comes to what we put into your bodies, we need to look at it all with a different perspective. You have to realize you are what you eat so choose foods that’ll make you feel you’re practicing self care and start loving yourself. Replacing processed foods for clean eating should be looked at as not a diet but as a healthy lifestyle change.
How does this help your weightloss journey? When you eat processed foods from your diet you’re able to help minimize your waistline by cutting extra calories and excess sugars and fats. This is a wonderful way to help in preventing obesity and many other diseases. Rather than attempting and failing various diet trends, when taking the leap to start clean eating you’re creating a permanent lifestyle change.
This change won’t be easy at first and actually it may be pretty difficult (an understatement) and your body may start to feel ill, headaches and other physical issues for the first few weeks as your body is getting used to get out all those toxins so be prepared. But you will notice however the scale will begin to move and your body will slowly show a difference with your midsection beginning to shrink. Take control of your weightloss journey and start off slow. Slow and steady.
What do processed foods do to your body?
- Frequent headaches
- Lower energy levels/ lethargic
- Feeling sluggish
- Causes inflammation
- Higher risk of suffering from medical issues including diabetes
- Unhealthy skin and acne breakouts
- Weight gain especially in the mid section
Benefits of cutting processed foods… By removing those extra foods and ingredients you’re changing not only your body and controlling your weight but it may also…
- Improve regularity
- Have more energy
- Feeling healthier
- Better focus
- Migraine relief
- Healthier hair
- Better looking skin
Where do you even begin to replace processed foods?
- Begin slowly for success. Avoid quitting cold turkey
- Add more water and cut out sugary drinks
- Avoid salts
- Plan ahead your meals to avoid just snacking
- Print out a ‘clean eating grocery list’ to help you out
As Ann Wigmore once said, “The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison”. That being said, what will you decide?