The easiest part of changing your eating habits is eliminating fast food restaurant meals! Yes, I am aware that for many that is torture in itself. When you really think about it, it is not the food that we cannot do without, it is the fact that we do not have to cook it that is the torture. The time has come to begin preparing what you put into your body yourself! Home cooked meals does not mean hours at the stove, for most that only means about 30-45 minutes to whip up a highly nutritious and tasty dinner once you reaclimate yourself to doing it again. This is usually the same amount of time spent in the car on the way home to your favorite spot, waiting in line and then the rest of the drive home.
For the next four weeks, NO FAST FOODS!
Those of you that are serious about losing weight will do this. Those of you that are not, probably will stop reading the rest of the “Easy Weight Loss Strategies” that will be published in the coming weeks. The reason for the four week time frame is to develop or should I say re-develop the habit of preparing your own meals.
What so many fail to understand is that what we are doing today is what we are teaching to our children.
They become what we are, then as parents who soon become grandparents all of a sudden are pointing fingers at their children because they are feeding the grand kids the same poor diet that they were brought up on. How do we expect our children to cook anything when they have never been exposed to home cooked meals themselves?
This is the trend now for all the baby boomers who are now grandparents. Watching their children do exactly what they did, which looks very different now that they are observing from afar. This is more so now because our children must have two incomes to survive, so cutting corners is just a way of life. Doing so at the expense of how we feed our upcoming generations is going to have a huge impact on disease because a majority of it will be nutritionally related. Obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancers and so many more are starting to show themselves in younger and younger people everyday!
Here we go..NO FAST FOODS for FOUR WEEKS! Are you up to the challenge?
Keep track of your calories, fat and fiber but now I am asking you to keep track of how much money that you DID NOT SPEND every time you have the urge to hit the drive through on the way home from work! Subtract that amount from your grocery bill for the month and you will be way ahead in the wallet! Money that can be put towards savings, credit cards bills or college funds for your children or grandchildren.
To YOUR Successful Weight Loss!
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