Health & Fitness
Team Up To Eat Right
How do we get from thinking about changing eating habits to making it happen? Team up with some friends who also want to change the way they eat, and you can root for each other. It makes it easier and fun!
Change takes time, and having support makes it more effective and there’s a better chance of succeeding.
For example, if the group decides that none of you will buy junk food it will begin to make a difference for your families.
Be sure the group takes responsibility for its members and cheers each other on, especially if motivation lags.
Share new healthy foods that you’ve discovered, recipes, and even encourage your local grocer to purchase healthier choices.
Read and discuss a book on healthy eating. Many people enjoy our book, Funny Food -365 artistic, healthy, yummy breakfasts that inspire families to eat right.
From my experience as an educator guiding groups of teachers, I know that change happens more easily when you work together rather than working alone.
On your own, if something new doesn’t go well at first, it’s easy to drop the change and fall back on familiar ways. Being in a group that’s supportive, open, and honest helps you reach your goals faster.
As a Weight Watcher for many years, I can vouch for the power of the group in my personal life.
Lots of weight loss programs provide recipes and advice, but Weight Watchers is successful because of the weekly support meetings. They claim that dieters lose three times more weight if they attend meetings.
So gather your friends, put your heads together and team up to eat right .