We've all heard the phrase "Eat for Health." Well at The EveryGirl Journal, I teach The Natural Beauty Method. The philosophy behind that is to eat for beauty. This includes inner and outer beauty.
When your body is healthy on the inside, it will show on the outside. It's like I say, "When you love your body, your body loves you back."
I personally don't believe in counting calories and never have counted calories. It's too stressful and takes the fun out of eating.
And yes eating is fun! There's no shame in enjoying meal time. There's a misconception that healthy food is bland. Now, I will admit that when you're used to eating heavy sweet and salty foods, which are not the best for you health wise, you may feel as though the food isn't tasty at first. However, there is a pallet adjustment period to less salt and sugar.
That said, it doesn't take long and not only will you enjoy the food, your body will thank you and start adjusting itself to a healthy, ideal weight as well as glowing skin.
Eating for beauty also includes, listening to your tummy when you're hungry. Don't ignore that noise and rumble. Doing so isn't good for your body and can lead to weight gaining and starvation.
Don't forget to stop when your body says it's full. When you continue to eat even when your tummy is full can lead to bloating, gas and if you're really over doing it, vomiting.
Lastly, don't fall for diets! Diets don't last! Even if you were to purchase The Natural Beauty Method: Eat Clean Guide (coming soon) and only did it as a quick fix, your body will only bounce back. Yes some diets are not healthy and actually hurt your body more than help, particularly diets that promote lots of protein. However, if you choose to making eating healthy and balanced a lifestyle than
Remember, the key is to listen to your body for hunger and fullness and eat health whole foods that have not been processed or had non-food ingredients added. This will help you get optimal health and beauty.