Goalsetting Your Healthy Eating Plan For Success
Nutrition Goal Setting
Are you about to embark on goalsetting your healthy eating plan?
If so, your approach will most certainly involve a process of
If you have set goals in the past without much
success, what you're about to learn will help you to understand the barriers to achieving nutrition goals and put you many steps forward in understanding the possible reasons your goals have not materialised.
Just as with everything else, your approach to your nutrition goal setting has to be right, for your goals setting success.
The first thing you'll need to ensure
when goalsetting your healthy eating plan, is that it clearly focuses
on what you want to bring into your life, and not what you want
to let go of.
Example - 'Eat a healthy diet', 'Eat healthy foods',
'shop for healthy foods'.
In the words of a famous quote:
"a lot of us would like to move
mountains but few of us are willing to practice on small hills"
Yet, it's the small steps (hills) that you take every day, which will add up to you moving mountains.
Start with clarity about what you're
Why you are setting nutrition goals?
What are the barriers to achieving your nutrition goals?
How are going to overcome these barriers?
Who can help you achieve your healthy eating goal?
You can learn more about
how to gain such clarity about goal setting your healthy eating plans by accessing this 5 part goals settings guidance and free goal setting forms.
Here are just a few examples of typical challenges or barriers you might likely
encounter when goalsetting your healthy eating plan. It is crucial
that you identify those that are unique to you and, which you
perceive could get in the way of you achieving your healthy eating goal.
Time constraints because you work long hours
Your tendency to eat junk foods or convenience foods
You do not consider your cooking skills adequate
Your diet restricts certain foods - e.g. you're a vegetarian
You have limited knowledge on diet and nutrition
By clearly identifying the challenges you will most likely
encounter, you're better placed to find solutions when approaching your nutrition goalsetting and your healthy eating plans.
Here are examples as to how you might
approach this task:
Part Two: Finding Solutions - How To Assess
Challenges/Barriers To Your Healthy Eating Plan
Part Three: How To Structure Your
Approach To Your Nutritional Goal Setting
Part Four: Focusing On Your Nutrition Health And Development Skills And Awareness
'If someone is going down the wrong
road, s/he doesn't need motivation to speed him/her up. What s/he
needs is education to turn him/her round'
The information on this site is purely of educational value
and is not intended to replace your seeking medical advice. You
must consult your doctor over all your health concerns.
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