Let’s stop focusing on limiting ourselves and start listening to ourselves. Let yourself feel good. Loosen up the judgement around your relationship with food.
Now let’s talk a bit about balancing blood sugar…
Counting chemicals trumps counting calories. Focusing on reducing chemicals an have a huge impact on your health
Increasing food quality is the key to improving health.
High quality = least processed
Low quality = most processed
Think of this as a spectrum. You don’t want to be strict about the food you eat. Mindfully, make the choice to slowly reduce the amount of processed food. The goal is to get closer to the least processed spectrum when making choices.
We don’t want to add extreme pressure on ourselves to eat perfectly clean. Adding stress to your life around food choices can hold you back from getting the most out of your food choices.
We don’t want to stress ourselves out. Simply reach for the higher quality when we can.
Compare ingredients. That’s how we find out what the higher quality food is.
Limit foods with – BHT, BHA, TBHQ
Sweetners to steer clear of — Acesulfame-K, Aspartame, Equal, Saccharin, Sweet’n Low, sucralose, Splenda, sorbitol
Focusing on what type of food you are eating is important in balancing your blood sugar.
When you reach for more high quality, low-processed food you’ll naturally eat begin to crave less of the low quality food.