8 Healthy Habits to Adopt Now

Eating healthy does not have to be difficult. In fact, if you develop a routine of adopting positive healthy practices, which you engage in regularly, eating healthfully can become second nature. Consider brushing your teeth. Most of us regularly brush our teeth so the practice has become easy to sustain on a regular basis. That is the goal of developing healthy eating habits. I teach clients to engage in a few practices regularly until they become second nature, and it feels unnatural not to do them. As most of you know, I am not a fan of diets. The reason is that we follow a certain diet for a while, and then we fall off the wagon as we are unable to sustain it, and so often, end up discouraged. Better to adopt a healthy lifestyle you can sustain for the long haul. One key, however, in adopting healthy habits is to know yourself. As bestselling author of the upcoming book on habits, Better Than Before, Gretchen Rubin says, "I've realized that the secret to good habits -- for nutrition, or anything else -- is to know yourself. For instance, some people do better when they give up a temptation all together, others when they indulge in moderation ... You have to think about what works for you." Here are eight simple healthy habits which will help you to lead a healthier lifestyle. 1. Stock up on healthy foods. We tend to eat what we buy and keep around the house. It is, therefore so important to stock up on healthy foods. Keep fresh fruit and veggies handy which you can ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news