1️⃣ ️We are not all the same…
And so a ‘one size fits all diet’ won’t work for everyone (or anyone).
Our bodies are different, some of us have allergies, some of us have bad eyesight or hearing, we have different body shapes. Because we are all different we need different things.
2️⃣️ Naturally slim / thin people eat a wide variety of foods (and they are not all eating the same foods)
Some of them eat the foods that you’re afraid to eat, some of them eat more than you and some of them eat a diet that doesn’t support good health. Slim and healthy are not necessarily the same.
3️⃣️ Diet means the range of foods you eat.
Your diet is up to you. Yes you may have gotten into bad habits, yes there may be foods you’re afraid to eat for fear of bingeing, yes you may not eat the variety or range that you could for optimal health but your diet includes everything from kale, strawberries and green smoothies to cheesecake, crisps and prosecco.
4️⃣️ When you enjoy your food, it’s better for you.
So all those times when you force yourself to eat something you really don’t enjoy (Mullerlight anyone? Quark? 🤮) you’re not absorbing the maximum nutrients you could anyway. A 1979 study showed that when you enjoy your food you absorb more nutrients from it. So, start focusing on the foods you love to eat and enjoy your meals.
5️⃣️ You need to take back your power and start to creating a diet that works for you.
You are the expert on YOU. No-one else. By tuning in to how food makes you feel, making your own decisions about what’s good for you and creating a balanced diet (see No 3️⃣️) you can begin to create better health, a better relationship with food and a better lifestyle.
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