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Anonymous sent: hello! can i ask for some advice on how to quit binge eating while on a diet?

-stop thinking of it as a diet
-try more types of healthy food
-eat more slowly (your body needs time to know that it’s actually full)
-drink a lot of water
-Maybe you’re being too strict with your diet, allow yourself to have something unhealthy once in a while, if you’re too strict with what and how much you’re eating you’ll end up bingeing.
-eat more frequently throughout the day (but in smaller portions) so that you won’t feel hungry.
-if you feel like eating a lot choose to eat a lot of low calorie food or at least just healthy food, it’s always better than binge eating on junk.
if you’re struggling with cravings take a look at this
this can help as well

I hope I helped a bit.



Quinoa Brunch Fruit Salad

For the salad:
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1 tablespoon Demerara sugar
8 cups quinoa, cooked according to standard directions
1 pint raspberries
1 pint blueberries
4 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup toasted coconut

For the dressing:
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, loosely packed
1/3 cup brown rice syrup
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1/4 teaspoon salt
juice of 6 limes

Anonymous sent: Hello! I just was browsing until I came across this blog. I'm trying to lose weight for my graduation (that's coming in early June). I'm about 5"1 and 113 lbs. Most people say that's normal for my height, but I have a lot of "hidden fat" (if you know what I mean T__T). I want to lose fat in my stomach, thighs and arms (basically everywhere). I don't have access to gyms, and every time I go on a diet, there's something that ruins it. Any help or suggestions? Thanks in advance! :)

Hello! Yes I know what you mean :)!
Don’t think of it as a diet, diets and boring and stressful, think of it as a lifestyle change, you want to eat healthy and exercise because it’s genuinely good for your health, gives you more energy and makes you feel amazing.
Simple changes like these ones already help.
Keep your kitchen free from junk and processed food so that those won’t be an option when you’re feeling hungry! Instead fill it with healthy food like these.
As always if it helps you to, eat smaller but more frequent meals.
Snack on fruit, veggies, smoothies, etc
Have something “unhealthy” every once in a while, like ice cream, chocolate… to kill off your cravings, we all need food that is good for our soul every once in a while :).
Eat clean, drink lots of water (sometimes you feel hungry but really you’re just thirsty, so keep yourself hydrated) have green tea as well if you like it! and get enough sleep.
This should give you an idea of how to eat.
And of course, exercise, don’t forget cardio that burns fat all over your body.
That’s basically it really, just eat as healthy as possible and exercise whenever you can and you will be alright! You have time so take it easy, you’ll look great for graduation (even if I bet you look great right now too!)
I wish you luck, if there’s something that wasn’t clear/if you want to know anything else feel free to ask again :) <3.

Anonymous sent: i used to weigh 51 kg while being 5'2 and i didn't have that big of a problem because i used to workout alot and kinda choose healthier food but ever since winter and winter break came i was just so lazy to the point i have gained 6 killos and that's not the worst part.. my belly is very ugh i look like i'm 2 months pregnant.. what can i do beside working out every other day to get back to the way i used to be

Definitely be more careful about what you choose to eat! 
Even if you don’t exercise that much, if you eat healthy and in the right portions you would still lose weight (especially if the weight you are at isn’t your body’s usual/natural weight) but you wouldn’t be as toned as you would be if you exercised.
So focus more on what you’re eating rather than how much you’re exercising. 
Make healthier choices, and eat as clean and as close to organic as possible, avoid processed food.
Eat smaller meals but more frequently throughout the day to keep yourself full and to keep your metabolism working.
here and here are some ideas of what to eat.
Be patient and think positive.
Good luck :)!

Anonymous sent: hi! I want to lose 3 kg by the end of march. I do soccer 3 days a week and im trying to eat less for lunch and dinner. Any tips on what to do and eat?

eat smaller meals but more frequently throughout the days this might give you an idea of what I mean.
Have a good breakfast to start off your day, to kick start your metabolism and to reduce cravings throughout the day. Plan to eat something that is source of good carbs, fibre and/or protein. 
Here are some ideas.
I would rather accompany my lunch with some complex carbs (pasta, rice, bread…) because it gives you energy, while for dinner go for veggies and source of protein (meat, fish). Try to make your plate look like this.
This is really general but don’t forget your dairy, legumes and healthy fats.

Snack on anything healthy throughout the day like fruit, veggies, nuts, yogurt, some cheese, ect, (here are some ideas) the important thing is that you keep balance, distribute your food correctly around the day, vary what you eat and have all of your vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats etc.
Click here to have more ideas of how to eat and here to have more ideas of what to make and cook.

Good luck :)!