30 Day Eating Challenge

Try a hand at a 30-day Healthy Eating Challenge to help kick start your year. It takes 21 days of a repeated action to form a habit, so give this a go. You’ll love the effects of a healthier diet. It not only helps you feel fresher and energized on the daily, but it gives you mental clarity, keeps to full for longer periods of time so you can do away with binge eating.

 

 

Many don’t realize that prevention truly is better than cure. Its never too late to begin healthy eating to prevent fatal illnesses that you may contract with a failing daily diet.
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So….. Shall we get started?
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Here are some rules you HAVE TO follow:
  1. Keep your carbohydrate intake moderate to low.
  2. No processed food, or food containing preservatives. Only fresh produce and whole grains allowed.
  3. Allowed only 3 complete meals and 2 snacks daily.
  4. 6-7 cups of water a day.
  5. No coffee and no alcohol allowed. If caffeine is needed, consume tea instead.
  6. Eat at a regular schedule.
  7. Meal preps should be done over the weekend and packed into storage containers for each day for easy grab and go.
  8. No food 2 hours before bedtime.
Here is what your meals should look like:
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Breakfasts: Calcium, Fibre/Carbohydrates, Proteins and Nuts.
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Examples: Oats and granolas, eggs, fruit and vege smoothies, fruits (citrus fruits, bananas, kiwi, berries), yoghurt, whole wheat or grain breads, nuts, pure nut butters, etc. Try out The Good Co.’s Oats Jars for an action packed breakfast to take on the go.
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Lunches: Carbohydrates, Protein, Vitamin-rich foods and Fiber.
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Examples: Brown rice, grain breads, whole wheat/whole grain pasta, millet, vegetables of all kinds , fruits (papaya, oranges, apples, bananas). Pick up a Salad Pot from The Good Co. for a quick fix!
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It's important to consume a good amount of carbs in the first 2 meals of the day so that you have enough energy to carry out your daytime tasks and chores. However, be careful not to consume too much sugar and try to avoid consuming refined sugars (white sugar/table sugar, icing sugar) and refined carbohydrates (white rice, white bread, cookies, ice cream, etc) in order to avoid feeling sleepy after your meals. 
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Dinners: High Satiety Foods (foods that keep you fuller for longer), more Greens and Fruits, Less Carbohydrates, Healthy Fats.
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Examples: Potatoes, sweet potatoes, almonds, walnuts, avocados, fruits and vegetables of all kinds, legumes, quinoa.
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Avoid eating too much carbs at night as your body won't be using up much of the energy produced by them. Access energy will be stored in your body as sugar or fats.
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All ready to try out the challenge? Remember its never too late or too early to start a healthy diet.
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All the best ! Have an amazingly healthy 2018 and we'd love to hear what this amazing challenge does for you!