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Does anyone have any diet advise tips or tricks what are the best thingsi can do to get healthy any ideas

Posted by happymum2018, 24th October 2017

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  • small changes over time, the best diet is the one you can stick to and make a life style change.
    drink more water, eat more veggies, move more. Make little changes over time and stick to them.

  • Just eating a balanced diet, and exercising regularly.

  • Any diet is successful if you stick to it. The easier it us to stick to, the longer you will stick with it. Don’t deny yourself anything, adjust your portion sizes and include lots of fresh, home made foods cutting out as much processed crap as possible. And what goes in mysterious come out, so make sure you do daily exercise too

  • I was told something interesting … Ask yourself before starting any ‘diet’
    Is it easy to do?
    Is it sustainable?
    Am i cutting out any food groups?
    A diet must be easy to fit into your life style, It must be able to be maintained for a long period and no one food groups must be omitted,.
    I think the best advice is to change your lifestyle and make healthy choices… everything in moderation.
    Try where possible to eat fresh … eat more home prepared food instead of processed, mass produced food and read labels to compare salt/sugar/fat contents

  • I’ve recently cut out a heap of processed foods. I make my own sauces, bread etc and drink HEAPS of water.
    I snack on fresh fruit and veggies. And only drink water and 1 cup of coffee a day.
    I use to have a problem with eating way too much in one sitting now I eat smaller portions more regularly. And its made a huge difference. I’m no longer bloated all the time and have so much more energy

  • For me, the best ‘diet’ is the one that isn’t about making modifications to your appearance or weight but rather ones that are about ‘diet’ as a part of your way of life. To be part of your way of life, it needs to be sustainable in respect to being able to maintain that type/balance of food intake, to be able to be maintained in terms of preparation and definitely in respect to financial costs (yes, people have gone broke because of fad solutions). So, anything that leaves you still feeling hungry, takes more time that you can spare or is hurting your hip pocket should not really be on your list of options.

    In my home, we keep things simple. We are just a ‘whole foods’ house. The most heavily processed food in our pantry is nut bars for the kids between school and sports commitments, after that is their cereal – weetbix, corn flakes and rice bubbles. Most everything else is fresh and raw, made at home. That alone makes a very big difference. It means our diet is high in fruits, vegetables, legumes and meat. With my very full spice drawer bringing it all together.

  • I do drink a lot of water and eat plenty of fruit and vegetables.

  • I do not do diets – never have and never will. Just get a balance of foods and also look at portion size.

  • Any diet won’t last what’s best is to cut out or reduce sugars, fats, carbs and portion sizes. Increase exercise to at least 20 mins per day and drink plenty of water. I was told apple cider vinegar (mother) was great for detoxing the body and loosing weight so I have started having the tablets. (I can’t stand drinking it).

  • Don’t go on a diet. Cut out sugars and bad fats. Increase fresh foods, make your own meals, increase good fats. And a good nights sleep is supposed to help

  • I’m not a big fan of diets, in particular if they restrict you too much. But I love Patrick Holford’s approach to food, that is eating a low-GL diet. If you are interested you can read more about this here: https://www.patrickholford.com/topic/low-gl

  • Just normal healthy eating. Ditch the sugar, processed foods and the refined carbs, eat unlimited veggies and drink plenty of water.

  • Some diets can do more harm than good so it is best just to be strict with your intake of fats and sugars, maintain regular small meals with no snacking in between. A large glass of water shortly before your meal will help to suppress your appetite and daily exercise is a must.

  • We purchased a kitchen scale to start healthy portion sizing. We eat lots of greens like broccoli/spinach and add some chicken and egg for protein. Try and eat only during the day and not so late at night. Diet is only a small amount, drinking lots of water and exercising is important to keep it healthy. Not all diets are good for you, so you’re best to stick to the cut out junk and sugar intake, exercising and watching how much you are eating.

  • At the moment I’m trying intermittent fasting, which means I will try and abstain from eating for 16 hours (includes sleep time) and only eat during the other eight hours. I drink water throughout the day and when I do eat I try and eat regular portions of nutrient rich foods and fibre. I only started a week ago but am already feeling much better – not so bloated.

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