The key thing is to plan ahead. It’s about thinking what you are going to eat in advance, shopping for those ingredients and getting them into your fridge.
There are often time pressures in the morning. If you are really pressed for time in the morning, you could grab a quick hard boiled egg from the fridge that you cooked the night before (yes, you do have time to do this the night before!) Definitely better than a “breakfast cereal bar”. If you have a few minutes you could:
Lunch can be tricky, especially if you are working / out and about. If you rely on grabbing a quick lunch from the shops, “Meal Deals” can often consist of a sandwich, crisps, a sugary drink and a chocolate bar. This combination is a a total health disaster of ultra-processed high carbohydrate food. Planning ahead is essential.
It takes a while to get your head around breaking the habit of basing a meal around starchy carbohydrates such as potatoes, pasta and rice. Meat or fish with loads of veg is the way to go.
Most people can’t imagine life without bread. It strange but true, but when you have been living a low carb lifestyle for a while, many people find that they don’t really want it any more. You don’t need to stop eating bread altogether. Think of it as a treat rather than a staple and cut it right back if you eat a lot of it.
You don’t need to cut our desserts altogether for the rest of your life. That would be not fun at all. You need to keep them to a minimum if you are actively trying to lose weight. You will find it hard to lose weight if you eat desserts every day – save them as occasional treats.
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