• Healthy Eating,  Healthy Lifestyle

    Ways To Make The 80/20 Rule A Part Of Your Life

    In my last blog post “Simple Steps To Eat Smarter” I briefly talked about the 80/20 rule which is making smart food choices 80% of the time and loosening up the reins for the other 20%, so here are some ways to make 80/20 rule work for you: Jot Down What You Eat When you are first getting started with the 80/20 rule, it can be really helpful to track your food. Otherwise, you might think you are only splurging occasionally when you are really making not-so-great choices half of the time. By keeping tabs on your food decisions and reviewing them at the end of the day will help…

  • Healthy Eating,  Healthy Lifestyle

    Simple Steps To Eat Smarter

    Deciding to start a healthy-eating routine can be daunting. Many people choose to redo their entire lifestyle and then give up a few weeks later (I am guilty of doing this more than once). Forget the all-at-once approach, and read my step-by-step guide to making smarter choices everyday… Step One: See Where You Are Starting Out For the next week, write down everything you eat and drink without making any real changes (you do not need a fancy food journal; any basic notepad will do). This will give you an idea of what you are eating and drinking throughout each day so you can figure out the pitfalls you would…