Many people come up with a slew of excuses for why they shouldn’t go on a diet or a keto diet.
Believe me when I say that I am familiar with the procedure.
After all, you’ve become used to eating what you want and enjoying your life the way you want.
Change is difficult for most of us human beings.
It’s not as if we don’t realize we need to change. Normally, we aren’t unsure about the advantages of change, but let me be clear: wanting change is one thing; actually implementing it is another.
It’s all too simple to fall back on what you know. It’s all too easy to keep going down the same route, but if you’ve tried diet after diet and nothing seems to work, and you know your current meal plans aren’t helping you, you’ll have to change things up.
If you’ve been intending to start the keto diet for a long time, you’ll have to take the plunge at some point.
Transitioning is not as difficult as you may believe.
Here’s some good news: believe it or not, many of your favorite foods are already keto-friendly. To put it another way, you just need to concentrate on the meals that are currently on your meal plan and complement them with other keto-friendly foods.
That’s all there is to it when it comes to switching over.
There is no tribulation, no black-and-white, do-or-die situation, none of that. It all comes down to enhancing what you already have. Perhaps you enjoy eating pig rinds.
Perhaps you have a fondness for butter. Perhaps you adore cream cheese. Perhaps you have a special fondness for avocado. (1)
All of these components are keto diet-friendly;
you simply need to get used to them. Many individuals are unsure about this, which is why they believe the keto diet is some sort of mystical door: dark, scary, remote, and they believe they must cautiously step across it, and then it is a major life decision to make.
It’s actually a lot easier than you think because you’re already on the keto diet in some way. Some persons have a higher level of keto compliance than others.
For example, perhaps you only eat a few eggs and everything else is carbohydrate- or sugar-rich. On the other side, you could have a friend who already eats a lot of oily, fatty meals and isn’t really fond of rice, bread, or potatoes.
That individual will have an easier time switching, but the “seeds” of the keto diet are already there in your current meal plan.
It’s all about enhancing what you’ve already had. When people embark on a diet, one of the most common misconceptions they make is believing they have to entirely abandon their previous eating habits.
They believe they must entirely forget about everything they used to consume in order to find and accept a whole new set of meals.
This is totally incorrect since if you play the game in this manner, you will fail again. Don’t try to claim that I didn’t warn you. The fact is that you must make do with what you have. Rather than removing items from your food plan, add them to it.
Your taste senses begin to shift as you concentrate on the items you’re adding. Things that were once a top priority for you now slip to the bottom of your priority list.
You’ll eventually make the switch to a totally compliant diet.
It all comes down to concentration. Don’t give yourself any more reasons to fail by eliminating certain meals completely. Instead, complement your diet and concentrate on the new keto foods.
This method allows you to gradually educate your taste receptors so that you may finally convert to a keto diet.
Now, this can happen in a very short amount of time for certain people; congrats to them. But it’s great if you’re the sort of person that takes a long time to adjust their taste profile.
Put no pressure on yourself to stick to a schedule. This isn’t a race, believe it or not.
You’re not attempting to impress others. You’re not putting on a show for the sake of others.
This is something you’re doing for yourself. It’s alright if your timeframe is a little bit longer. It’s even better if you can hurry things up.
What matters is that you don’t put yourself under any unnecessary stress. It’s difficult enough to change; don’t add to the mix by adopting a desperate demeanor.
You’ll have an easier time if you can concentrate on what you have and expand on the keto foods you’re currently eating and loving.