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10 Tips to Get Your Protein At Every Meal

Once you’ve figured out how to EAT REAL FOOD FIRST you can start working through the rest of the Eat By Design steps, beginning with number two! Here are 10 tips to get your protein at every meal.

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Meal Planning For Beginners

Meal planning for beginner’s is the perfect place to start if you’re new to the world of “dieting” or like most, you’ve been immersed unsuccessfully for far too long to remember.

It’s time to get back to basics.

No matter what diet you’re following or attempting to follow – Eat By Design, Paleo, Vegetarian, Standard North American, Mediterranean – the only way for sustainable success is to plan your meals in advance.

While one week is a good starting point, “in advance” could just be the day before or morning of at the start of this new habit.

What it can’t be (assuming success is the goal) is right now, in the moment.

Only someone with exceptional dietary habits, who has been eating the same way for years and has thousands of meals “under their belt” can get away with this strategy, for everyone else, it’s meal planning for beginner’s!

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5 Tips to Kick Your Sugar Habit

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1. Understand where the cravings come from.

The way that sugar impacts your brain is no different than other addictive drugs like cocaine, heroin, tobacco, alcohol: sugar targets the same receptors in the brain and release the same brain chemicals. And those brain chemicals gives us a short term sensation of pleasure, happiness, satisfaction – a lift! But its short-lived and just like any other drug, you are quickly waiting for the next hit.

2. Know why you are doing this.

It’s gonna suck, at some point… it’s going to get hard and you’re going to want to cave to the cravings… and that’s where your purpose needs to shine through. Why are you doing this? for me its freedom… freedom from the need of this drug called sugar.

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30 Day No Sweets Challenge

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Less energy crashes, more clarity of thought, better sleep, weight loss… These are some of the benefits you can gain with this month’s challenge!

One of the biggest struggles I hear people facing when it comes to their health is kicking their sugar habit…

And – believe me – I get it!

Over the past few months I’ve allowed more and more sugar into my life – mainly in the form of chocolate – and now it’s like an ever-present thought in my mind… When will I get my next fix?

If you’re in the same boat, then I have a solution for you!

This month’s challenge is No Sweets for 30 days.

You can do anything for 30 days – and the results will be totally worth it!

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