I recently wrote an article for the fantastic non-profit organization LiveWell Colorado. If you are not familiar with them, take a look:
The article I contributed was about making healthy choices easy. Here’s a bit of it:
We all know what we should do: eat more fruits and veggies; drink more water and less soda; move our bodies more and look at screens less. The challenge is putting this knowledge into action and making healthy choices each day.
So, how do we make the healthy choices the easy ones?
Give yourself a chance. If there is cake in my house I will eat it. All of it. I know it’s not healthy, but cake and I have a serious love affair going on. It’s not possible to say no if frosting is anywhere near me, so instead I keep it far away (except on special occasions, of course). We all have foods that call to us, so why keep them nearby? To give yourself the best chance of making healthy choices, minimize the unhealthy options in your pantry.