Healthy eating marvelous – I mean, who doesn’t want a diet that supports their well-being and makes them feel awesome? But it can be really difficult to create a lasting and fulfilling healthy diet. If you’re struggling to make a healthy diet work for you, here are 6 Reasons why your healthy diet might not be working and how to fix it.
Changing your diet can seem incredibly daunting and it can be difficult to know where to start. The overwhelming idea of revamping the way we eat everyday can leave us feeling like a deer caught in headlights; we know that we should make a move, but we’re so intimidated that we simply stay where we are. But in all honesty, eating a diet made up of healthy food is not only one of the best things that you can possible do for your general well being, it’s actually not as complicated as it seems. Sometimes it can be as simply as making some healthy food swaps. Making healthy swaps over time can truly make a huge difference.
Are you having trouble balancing your busy world and creating a healthy eating lifestyle that works for you? Interested in planning ahead but not quite sure how to meal prep like a pro? Want to create a killer meal planning routine? Kelli from Nutrition Not Restriction has you covered!
This inspiring health-esteemie beauty is a meal planning and prepping pro. So I asked her to share her wisdom with us.
How did she get started? Severe, acute pancreatitis kept her in intensive care for 6 weeks and nearly took her life. Afterwards, she became inspired to build a fulfilling, healthy lifestyle. Becoming a meal planning and prepping queen has helped her to achieve that. She’s living proof that you have the power to make incredible, health fostering changes. Here are some tips and tricks to get your started.
As many of you know, I’ve been recovering from pre-pneumonia. Which means I’ll be nursing a cough and feeling a little low on energy for a while. It also means that I had to take antibiotics in order to fight off the infection. And I’ve recently become obsessed with Miso and Yogurt Kefir Parfaits (they’re all over my insta). Those two things might seem unrelated, but trust me when I say that it’s 100% deliberate. Antibiotics may be a rare necessity but they also change the way we should be nourishing our bodies…
I used to have a cabinet full of hair products. I wanted that sexy, healthy hair look. Hair spray? Check. Colour infuse shampoo? Check. Leave in conditioner, deep conditioners, wave spray, shiner spray… check, check, check, check. My collection was extensive. And my main goal was to load up on all the self-care products I could, and spend as little as possible. Today my standards have changed… and so has my knowledge on what truly makes our bodies (hair included) shine.
While there are certainly a ton of products that can give you that luscious, healthy hair look, it’s hard to out-condition a bad diet. Hair products can definitely help our hair shine; but eating the right foods can create gorgeous hair for the inside out.
It’s also worth considering what we’re putting on our hair. Remember, the self-care products we use on a daily basis often expose us to known or probable human carcinogens, reproductive and developmental toxins and endocrine disruptors (source). It’s worth our while to feed our body with kindness, so that it has the tools it needs to provide us with the healthiest glow possible. And cutting down on the products we’re using, whilst ensuring that we select healthier options, can also make all the difference as well.
In short, health comes from the inside out first and foremost. Self-care products should be a secondary way to support and nourish our bodies, from the outside in.
So what should we add to our diets to nourish our bodies and help to create gorgeous, healthy hair?