Good eating is the key to excellent health and fitness. But most of us find it extremely hard to go overnight from a bad diet to a very healthy one. Thankfully, you don’t need to make the switch so suddenly. In fact, there are plenty of ways you can gradually put a stop to all your bad eating habits. One of the best ways is to set yourself some cooking goals. These goals will help you slowly improve your diet over a long period of time. Eventually, you will find that you are choosing to follow a very healthy and nutritious diet without even thinking about it! These are the cooking goals that you need to get started with!
Grow Your Own Food
One of the best ways to improve your diet is to go organic. And the best way to switch to organic food is to grow your own fruit and vegetables. This is a very easy goal to achieve, even if you don’t have a large garden. You can even grow some veggies, such as courgettes, mushrooms, and herbs inside! So you don’t need vasts amounts of outdoor space at all! Start off by growing simple vegetables. Once you become adept at growing them, you can move on to trickier fruit bushes!
Have One Meat-Free Day Each Week
Lean meats such as chicken and oily fish are very important for our diet, as they are a great source of healthy proteins. However, it is also a good idea to go vegetarian for one day each week. Meat is good for you, but too much can have a negative effect on your health. For example, some studies have shown that there is a link between eating too much meat and heart disease. Having a veggie day will make sure you don’t consume more than your recommended weekly allowance of meat.
Go Vegan For A Week
Once you enjoy having a meat-free day, you should think about taking this up a notch and try to have a completely vegan week. That means that you won’t be able to eat any animal products, including dairy, for the whole week. There are various reasons why people are starting to follow a vegan diet for one week each month. The biggest reason is that many people believe a vegan diet helps them to lose weight. Not only that, though, but studies show a plant-based diet is much better at helping us reduce our risk of developing cancers and heart diseases.
Go T-Total For A Month
Do you enjoy a glass of wine when you are preparing your dinner? You might even treat yourself to the rest of the bottle to accompany your meal! Unfortunately, all of this booze isn’t doing your body any good. If you are still feeling the effects of an alcohol-fueled Christmas, you may like the idea of giving up drinking for a whole month. Lots of people find that the lose weight and increase their fitness during periods of t-totalness.