5 Post-Holiday Clean Eating Tips to Get Your Diet Back On Track

by Claire Ang
FOOD  |  December 31, 2017
  • Time to cleanse your body
    1 / 6 Time to cleanse your body

    During the festive season, you are surrounded by delicious delicacies and there’s no way you could’ve missed out on that. After all that indulgence, treat your body to some nutritious food.

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  • 1. Avoid processed foods
    2 / 6 1. Avoid processed foods

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    After stuffing yourself with ham, free your body of these processed foods. These foods are packed with salt and sugar, and will linger in our systems for a while. Try cooking your own meals with fresh and wholesome ingredients instead.

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  • 2. Eat your veggies and fruits
    3 / 6 2. Eat your veggies and fruits

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    Fill your plate with more veggies and fruits. They are full of vitamins and nutrients that are great for your body. They also contain lots of fibre, which helps to keep you full longer so you won’t feel the urge to snack as much!

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  • 3. Avoid sugary drinks
    4 / 6 3. Avoid sugary drinks

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    Try sticking to water or unsweetened tea and coffee. Sodas, fruit juices and even alcohol are packed with sugar. The extra sugar in our body is usually due to our excessive intake of sugary drinks. Try drinking unsweetened green tea instead, which aids digestion and increases your metabolism rate.

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  • 4. Choose whole grains
    5 / 6 4. Choose whole grains

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    Choose brown over white rice, whole grain bread over white bread, and white pasta for whole-wheat pasta. Whole grain options have more nutritional value, and contain less sugar. You can try replacing your carbs with quinoa and oats for an even healthier option too.

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  • 5. Have breakfast
    6 / 6 5. Have breakfast

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    Skipping breakfast definitely won’t help you to lose the extra weight. When you skip the first meal of the day, you’ll be more likely to eat more throughout the rest of the day. Kick-start your day with a glass of warm lemon water to give your digestive system a boost in the morning.

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