How to Make Smarter Decisions About What You Eat
People who change their habits and make smarter dietary choices shift their values by emphasizing nutrition, viewing
- People who can’t improve their eating habits tend to get stuck, and continue to view “healthy” food as “less tasty.”
- Develop faster positive associations about nutritious food: healthy food can be delicious. (The Man Who Ate Everything is a great book if you want to get over food phobias.)
- Make smart choices in advance: prepare your meals.
- Don’t make the mistake of thinking that healthy food doesn’t taste good.
- The more you prioritize nutrition, the easier that decision becomes. Studies (like this one) show links between BMI and what people value when they look at food.