So you have just started your fitness journey, and one of the logical things to do is start eating a healthy diet… but what does that mean? There is so much information out there that it can be confusing reading about IIFYM (If it fits your macros, Low Carb, Counting calories). Rather than it be overwhelming, we have put together some tips to help to reduce your daily calorie intake without tracking & get you off on the right steps in your new fitness journey
1. VOLUME – fill up on fibrous vegetables/fruit that have lower calorie like zucchini, cauliflower, spinach, capsicum, eggplants, broccoli, strawberries, watermelon etc
2. Be careful of CALORIE DENSE dressings and sauces – They all count. Add flavours with spices, low KJ sauces – reduces sugar tomato sauce, balsamic, light sweet chilli
3. DON’T DRINK your calories – yep everything you, including what your drink totals to your daily intake. So you’re large flat white, can of coke, hot chocolate with whip cream all have calories included. So swapping to skim milk in your coffee, diet drinks or saying NO to whip cream will all help with reducing your calories
4. Have a PROPER breakfast – studies show that a tasty egg breakfast can reduce food intake for up to 36 hours than a grab and go sugar loaded breakfast.
If you are looking to take extra steps towards your nutrition – be sure to reach out & discuss our Project You Nutrition Program
Yours in Fitness,