The Secret to Eating Healthy

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Are you like me trying to find a way to eat healthy? I'm not talking about dieting to lose weight, but rather, eating in a balanced and nutritional way. I've always wanted to be healthier and last week I finally decided to do something about it. Naturally, the first place I started was Google.

Are you like me trying to find a way to eat healthy?I’m not talking about dieting to lose weight, but rather, eating in a balanced and nutritional way. I’ve always wanted to be healthier and last week I finally decided to do something about it.Naturally, the first place I started was Google. Unfortunately I was a little disappointed. All across the internet there are websites offering keys and guidelines, and each claims to have found the unknown, never-before revealed secrets to eating healthy. Being the gullible person I am, I always believe them long enough to read through them.

Eat in moderation. Follow the food pyramid. Reduce certain foods but don’t eliminate them completely. Eat regular meals. Cut your food into small pieces. Listen to your body. The list goes on.

The advice is always the same and I have heard it all a million times before. Unfortunately, I think the people writing these lists forget one major factor, which I have eloquently termed the ‘Laziness Factor.’

Even when I am super motivated to eat healthy, it’s just too easy to fall into my old familiar ways.I don’t know any healthy vegetable dishes I could make, not to mention that by evening I’m tired and just don’t feel like cooking. I’d rather take something from the freezer, stick it in the microwave and call it a day.Forget fruits, I prefer cookies.Then, if on the rare occasion I do decide to cook a healthy and well-balanced meal, I get stuck with left over ingredients that I have to watch rot away because no other recipe I know uses celery, cauliflower and asparagus.

After having studied this issue in great detail, I have figured out the true secret to eating healthy.

Ready?

Hire your own personal chef.

It’s that simple.Let someone else buy the groceries, plan the meals, cook the meals, figure out what to do with the leftover ingredients, and most importantly, serve it to you.This last step is key in terms of handling the laziness factor.You may not like tofu or granola, but if you have the choice of eating what is being served to you or getting up into the kitchen and cooking for yourself, I’ll guarantee you take the lazy road every time.

Forget any other guideline or rule out there.

Just hire a chef.

Disclaimer: To date, no studies have been conducted validating any of the above statements.

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