Changing Your Mindset Around Food
Have you ever wondered how to change your mindset around what you eat and put into your mouth? It’s can be really hard to shift old habits and thoughts that go with those habits. So much so that many people put it in the too-hard basket so end up with numerous health issues after years of finding it too hard to change the way we eat based on our thoughts and beliefs. So let’s look at how to change the way you think about food so you can shift that stubborn mindset. Stop holding your health back.
Communities around the world are slowly but surely shifting their food guide recommendations. Based on increasing scientific research sugar has been shown to have detrimental effects on our health and carbs having a huge impact on Type 2 Diabetes. This is not surprising to the keto world, however, those who haven’t discovered keto yet or a wary and skeptical may need help to get their head around these changes.
For over 40 years the sugar industry has influenced health authorities which have permeated families. Over the same time, Diabetes, Heart disease, cancer, autoimmune dysfunction among a multitude of health problems have increased. This has led to a crisis point for many western worlds. Fortunately, with growing transparent scientific research who are not funded by big businesses such as the sugar industry and cereal companies, the real facts about carbohydrates and sugar has been building. However the shift is slow, and many people are struggling with changing the way they think about healthy fats and carbs.
If in Doubt Do Your Own Research
If you aren’t sure and feel confused about all the conflicting information you’re not alone. Be proactive and do your own research. Have a critical eye on the facts you find and if it’s scientific, check who has funded the study. If it is in favor of carbs or vegetable oils, question who has paid for this research. History shows that big business has a financial influence on science. For more information around the influences on research, sugar and big business visit this link.
Healthy But Previously Demonized Foods
Eggs – Used to be considered to increase cholesterol, however research now shows they don’t, and in fact, are beneficial to include in one’s daily diet.
Avocado – The nutritional content of avocados have been shown to have benefits for health through their oleic acid, magnesium, potassium, and dietary fiber
Red Meat – this is under fire with research now showing there is limited, insufficient evidence to link red meat with heart disease and cancer. Suggesting that eating red meat is okay and reducing its consumption is very unlikely to make you healthier.
Nuts – Increasing research has been finding the benefits of nuts on lowering weight and increasing cardiovascular health. Nuts such as brazil nuts, walnuts, macadamia nuts all contain vital nutrients that helps one feel full. Brazil nuts in particular with its high levels of selenium help maintain healthy glucose levels thus preventing diabetes.
With the tide turning towards eating reduced carbs and lowering intake of sugar while increasing healthy fats such as avocado, eggs, nuts, and coconut oil it’s time to find how to shift the way you think about food.
Changing our mindset can be a real challenge when it comes to beliefs. When our subconscious has been told something, it gets set in place allowing us to function using only a small part of our brain while the subconscious controls the rest. This helps with our everyday actions, however, it also makes it harder to change these beliefs once they have formed. Hypnosis allows the subconscious to be accessed more easily and effortlessly. It is safe and can help with a multitude of ways of thinking, managing emotions and changing behaviors.
Sweet tooth hypnosis – If you find you have a sweet tooth and it’s hard to stop eating sugar, here’s a hypnosis program to help you change that.
Boosting Metabolism – as we get older, our metabolism slows down. One’s metabolism can be boosted through hypnosis.
Reducing Carbs – Getting your mind to change and adjust to no longer craving carbs, listening to and following a hypnosis program can help with changing the mind at the subconscious level.
Water – we all need to drink water. It’s a great way to flush out toxins and hydrates us at the cellular level. It also helps keep us regular. Some people are really good at drinking water, but for others, it can be a real challenge. For help with increasing your water intake click here.
When looking at changing what you eat, it helps to change your habits with food. If we do the same as we have always done, it’s harder to change habits. Our brains go into its preset levels so it’s harder to change what we eat.
The kinds of habits you might consider needing to change might include
- Amount of sleep – and good quality sleep. Sleep releases important hormones of leptin and ghrelin. These hormones suppress appetite and help you feel full when you have eaten. Very helpful hormones with managing food.
- Where do you usually eat your meals? Eating a meal with people around you at the dinner table helps develop healthy habits to connect with each other.
- Practice mindful eating – be focussed on the food you put into your mouth with consciousness rather than eating mindlessly.
- Swap unhealthy options for healthier choices. For instance, if you feel like a snack, swap muffins or biscuits for nuts, cheese or ham.
- Drink more water 🙂
- Move around when we move more, it helps our body with increased strength and can also help us develop a daily routine. It also helps boost our mood. Fitness Motivation Hypnosis.
So eating isn’t just putting food into our mouths. It’s a combination of what we have learned over the years about food unlearning some bad habits and create new neural pathways. This helps bad habits change to help develop new healthier habits. So get into hypnosis and eating healthier food choices to help you shift your mindset around what you eat.
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