Changing your lifestyle - they don’t make a pill for that. Changing the way that you eat takes both physical and mental preparation, and just like quitting or changing any other habit you must be ready for it. But it will be worth it. Do you want to reduce your risks for diabetes, obesity, sleep apnea, heart disease, dementia and more?
There are 5 stages to quitting anything - Precontemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action, and Maintenance.
1) PRECONTEMPLATION STAGE - not yet ready to acknowledge there is a problem, much less a solution. Precontemplators usually show up in my office because of pressures from others… they are not ready.
2) CONTEMPLATION STAGE -ready to see something change. Contemplators acknowledge there is a problem and begin to think about a solution, but have trouble understanding the problem and it’s causes, and wonder about the possible solution. Many contemplators have nonspecific plans to take action in the near future. It...