Are you in an unhealthy relationship with food?

We all want a relationship in one form or the other Hand Economic. Boyfriends, girlfriends and partners may leave, but food remains – it’s always there for you. It doesn’t judge you at all, it accepts you for who you are – the perfect relationship, right?

Well, that depends on the type of food that you eat. Some are just not suited to you, but we know that they can be so hard to resist.

It’s important to gauge what your FEELINGS towards food are. Answer these questions, truthfully:

  • Do you always depend on it?
  • Do you keep on going back to it even though you’ve said you wouldn’t?
  • Are you hiding and lying about what and how much you eat?
  • Does it take over every aspect of your life?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be in an unhealthy relationship with food. Keep reading to find out why and how you can reconnect in a healthy way.

Your relationship status check

Firstly, what should you look for in a food soul mate?

Admirable qualities include:

  • Lean
  • Clean cut
  • Variety of tastes
  • Healthy

Prime examples of this: lean meats (beef, ostrich); poultry (chicken, turkey); eggs; fish and plenty of veggies. All of these foods provide you with the best nutrients.

Secondly, who should you be dumping?

Watch out for:

  • Oily
  • Stodgy
  • Sugary charm
  • Not adding any significant value to your diet

Prime examples include: junk food – this type of food is full of fat, refined carbohydrates and salt. It loves to play with your mind, making you think you’re full, but truthfully, it’s low on nutrition and out to make you fat.

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So what can you do?

Make the choice to change: You are not weak! Never think that your unhealthy relationship with food cannot be changed. It can, but you need to make that choice.

Make a plan and set a goal. Your body has been through a lot. It’s time to get rid of any excess baggage and the best way to start is to change your environment: empty your junk food drawer! Your body needs TLC – Tactical Lifestyle Change.

You’ve seen what your perfect nutritional relationship looks like – now add in some daily exercise, and you have the total package! Good luck, and by the way, the two of you make a perfect couple!

You will find great exercise workouts and tips on our blog!

Sources

http://www.health.com/health/article/0,,20803463,00.htmlhttp://www.webmd.com/diet/obesity/my-relationship-food-breaking-up-hard-do-but-worth-it?page=2 , http://authoritynutrition.com/8-symptoms-of-food-addiction/