There is much information to find about how to begin a lifestyle with fewer carbohydrates. Low Carb Healthy recommend that you consult with your doctor before you change your lifestyle, this is just a simple guide and may not fit each individual’s needs . We have listed some information that we think can make it easier for you. There is a handy infographic at the end of this post that will help you get started. And this page for shopping lists.
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HOW TO START LOW-CARB – BASIC
Think of it like a scale of what’s best and what’s not. At one end you have fried, processed carbs, cakes, sweets, ice cream. At the other end, very little carbs, whole foods, and no packaged goods.
Don’t think it is impossible. Just do the best you can and each step is a step closer. Every step you can take to reduce your carbohydrate consumption is fantastic.
At one end you have fried, processed carbs, cakes, sweets, ice cream. At the other end, very little carbs, whole foods, and no packaged goods. Don’t think it is impossible.
Just do the best you can and each step is a step closer. Every step you can take to reduce your carbohydrate consumption is fantastic. If you eat 3 meals a day and maybe 3 snacks, that equates to 42 opportunities (or food choices) to improve.
How about you start by just changing your snacks to begin with. Already you have improved 21 of your food choices each week. You’re halfway there.
Once your comfortable with this, now improve your breakfast. Now you have improved 28 out of 42. Next your dinner, and then your lunch. This is sometimes the hardest as so many eat out at lunch.
Each meal you have which is a good choice, is one less bad meal.
These are the first 5 things you should stop to cut our sugar and carbs from your diet: Take a look at my post on Low Carb Hacks where you can easily see how to make better choices and low carb swaps.
STEPWISE APPROACH TO REDUCING CARBS
|1. Fizzy Drinks, Fruit juice, Flavoured milk and energy drinks – Liquid sugar in a bottle. Even the fruit juice and Flavoured milk|
|2. Sweets, confectionary, sugary treats – and don’t be fooled but the ones that market themselves as being made with real fruit juice.|
|3. Baking, cakes, biscuits, pastries – all incredibly high in sugar, wheat, carbs and bad fats. Learn to banish the beige.|
|4. Cereals – especially the wholegrain ones. Highly processed, high in sugar and fortified. It will make you have a low sugar crash later in the morning and not fulfil you.|
|5. Sugar & Flour – if you give up these 2 things, you will improve your health, weight and nutrition beyond belief. People may say it is restrictive and you are giving up entire food groups, but what you are giving up is foodproducts.|