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Eat Smart! Stay Trim!

Posted on 27 December 2010 by mondev

Do you know that the basis of healthy eating is smart eating? Yes, and do you also know that eating when you want to have good health does not really mean going on a very strict and rigid diet wherein you are already.. being unreasonable and skinny, and even depriving yourself of the foods that you actually enjoy eating? Yes again.

You see, smart or healthy eating is more on you deciding to live a lifestyle that is healthy and not like the old one you normally do. It is actually something that should make you feel good and make you look good, too. It means having the energy to live and enjoy your life to the fullest without worrying that you might be eating the “wrong” food or other concerns. It means living life to its 100% full and loaded all the time.

But of course, there is always the idea and the thought that you would like to stay trim while eating, right? This is where healthy living enters the scene. In general, healthy living should include making healthy food choices and eating them out smartly. This process will definitely help you reduce any risk of having any of the killer diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and heart diseases.

It can also help you in staying emotionally and mentally sound and fit. It will also show by the way your mood is stabilizing and by the fact that you are mentally alert always. And most importantly, healthy eating or smart one for that matter will help you increase the chance of having a prosperous and eventually successful career

All of these can start not by making drastic and all-of-a-sudden changes in your present lifestyle but rather by making small leaps and manageable steps that you know you can handle and carry on for a long time. All you just got to do is to have that needed commitment that you are going to really change for the better and gradually doing it religiously. When you do this, a healthy lifestyle is soon to be yours, faster than you would even imagine.

Let us go to the other issue, your desire to stay trim and fit. Yes, it is possible to eat and stay trim at the same time. All you have to do is to simply the diet you are in now. Slowly but surely is the key here. Rather than measuring everything up, why not add color and variety to the meals that you include in your diet. Gradually, eat foods that are fresh and not processed, add different ingredients that will still ensure your goal. By doing this, your diet will eventually become a whole lot healthier and tastier, too. You see now? No need to deprive yourself.

Do not also attempt to go on a crash diet with the nagging thoughts that you have to be trim overnight. This is a total nonsense! And will eventually lead you to cheat on yourself and eventually failed in your goal. Eating smart to stay trim is not really going on some crazy diet and some drastic changes that you expect to happen overnight. Rather it is a process that includes small but realistic and attainable steps that you have to undertake in order to reach your goal.

Do not also forget to move around. Do some exercises that will aid in your diet. Simple ones like walking and running can already supplement any diet. The important thing is that you burn calories so that they will not be stored in as fats.

With all of these said, achieving your goal of eating smartly and staying trim will not be an impossible one anymore.  Goodluck!

Read more: http://www.articlesbase.com/nutrition-articles/eat-smart-stay-trim-3924079.html#ixzz19LQkGIU4
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