How to Start Loving Healthy Foods
By Genevieve Cunningham
If you're like the average American, you've probably lived most of your life eating your fair share of junk. Except for a few health fanatics, we all eat potato chips and sweet treats and drink sodas. While the occasional binge of junk food won't typically be a problem, it has to be balanced with healthy nutritious foods. But what happens when you just don't like healthy food? When it's not appealing in the slightest? If you want to change your diet for the better, take a look at these tips for learning to love healthy food even more than the junk.
Reset Your Perspective
If you want to love healthy food, you have to stop thinking of it as the good stuff and the boring stuff. Healthy food can be good. It can be really good. And if we're talking about what your body actually wants, it's the only good stuff! Work on your perception first. Work on shifting your mind from the thought that healthy food is boring. Shift it away from the thought that junk food is good. Once you get your mind on board, everything else becomes so much easier.
Healthy food does not have to be boring or bland or flavorless. We often think that if something is healthy, it shouldn't have much flavor, but it doesn't have to be this way ever again. Learn how to season and how to do it well. Learn which herbs are good with which foods. Don't settle for boring and bland; learn some seasoning skills and your healthy food will become the most delicious food yet.
Experiment With Recipes
While you're learning all about how to season, go ahead and learn some new healthy recipes, too. Learn about healthy alternatives to your favorites. Learn about sneaking in healthy foods. Exciting, new, flavor packed recipes are the perfect way to transition into healthy eating and make it fun at the same time.
It doesn't matter who you are or how long you've been eating an unhealthy diet, you can absolutely learn to love healthy food. It might take effort and it will definitely take time, but it will be worth it. Use these tips to get moving in the right direction, and start a healthier lifestyle today.
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