HCG injection, check. HCG diet-friendly foods, check- but have you considered the places where you will spend most of your time during the HCG diet? Or the people you are with?
At home, workplace, with your family, or co-workers-whatever you answer, it’s important to take note these factors may influence your weight loss journey in multiple ways.
Home as safe havens during the HCG diet
Although not everyone can complete their weight loss journey at home, home is still the safest haven when it comes to weight loss. It is at home where you prepare most of the protocol and where you do most of the activities.
It is essential, therefore, that you establish a healthy home environment so that you can stay healthy and motivated throughout your journey. By creating a healthy home environment, you will feel less stressed, you will improve your quality of life and progress during the diet.
How to create a healthy home environment while on the HCG diet
Healthy living while on weight loss also includes making sure your nutritional needs are met. Choosing healthy food options for phase 2, and cutting down on processed foods even after your diet is over are just some tips on creating a healthy home environment during weight loss.
- Store only healthy, approved HCG diet foods. Well, you can keep some unapproved foods for your children, but you have to keep them out of sight. When on the HCG diet, get rid of all the unhealthy junk foods from your pantry. Junk foods-the sight of it increases your chances of eating them. Keep your home healthy by filling up the food storage in your home with healthy items.
- Create a zone in your home where eating is not allowed. This is especially helpful during the very low-calorie phase when it may be difficult to control your food intake. Additionally, it would keep you from eating foods that would cause weight loss to stall.
- Make it a habit to read food labels. Understanding what’s in the foods you eat helps you make healthier choices, and this is very critical when you are trying to lose weight. Having a clear idea of how many calories are contained in different options can help you reduce your daily caloric intake by picking low-calorie, nutritious options.
The serving size information is important as the information generally pertains to several servings. Having a chronic condition would also be another example. If you suffer from high blood pressure, pay attention to the amount of sodium in your food.
- Avoid trigger foods. You should steer clear of foods at home that trigger your cravings. You could, for instance, avoid visiting your refrigerator frequently. Consider cleaning your room or doing household chores to shift your attention.
- Keep your working environment healthy. If you are a busy person, your workplace is like a second home. Maintain a stress-free environment and steer clear of food temptations.