One of the most important things you can do when you are trying to get in shape is to pay attention to what you are eating. This does not take any time from your schedule and you will feel much healthier when you eat the right foods in the right proportions.

One of the best ways to change your diet is to change to an organic one. It is good to increase the fiber in your diet, which will clean out your colon of all negative weight loss inhibitors. This means that instead of eating refined or processed foods, you should eat whole grain foods like brown rice and whole-wheat bread. This has more fiber and less bad fats such as trans fat and cholesterol.

You should also increase your input of protein, minerals, and vitamins. To do this it is good to eat more fruits and vegetables and substitute fish and chicken for red meat. These meats have fewer calories and fat and still provide more protein. If you're looking for even more drastic changes, try some plant-based proteins such as beans, lentils, and tofu.  The pulses (beans & lentils) contain more fiber, which will help you feel fuller for longer, meaning that you're less likely to over-eat at mealtime and less likely to snack too often! 

If you're struggling to add more fruits and veggies, I want you to take a quick minute to connect with me via the chat-box in the bottom right of my website.  You'll be instantly connected to me and we can talk about simple ways you can add more fruits & veggies to your diet on a daily basis! 

One of the most important parts of changing your diet is to completely eliminate junk food. This will include candy, chips, popcorn, ice cream, milkshakes, and soda. You can substitute fruits and vegetable snacks instead. Instead of sodas you can drink water or dilute the juice with water for flavour. You will find this makes a huge difference in your sugar and fat intake.

You will feel healthier and have more energy when you change your diet. At first, you may feel a little different from the extra fiber and complete change in food but this will soon pass and your body will work better and more efficiently. You will have more energy and feel like an entirely new, better person.

Keeping a healthy weight does not just depend on exercises, diet also plays an important part in improving your weight. Remember that looking after your health and staying fit is an investment in yourself and something you should not neglect or you will find that you will regret poor health habits later. Diet is one part of staying fit that does not take any time and you will reap the benefits throughout your life once you get into a good habit. With these few points, you can make huge strides towards staying fit and healthy and being able to do the things you want to do.

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