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When you start a new diet, one of the most challenging things is resisting fat foods. I’m sure that at least once a week you are put to the test, with temptations like chocolate, ice cream, pasta or any other food rich in carbs or sugar.

With the daily rush, it can be difficult to find time to think about a healthy meal, and fast food can seem like the most practical option. In situations like this, it is normal to go for the quick fix instead of the healthier option.

As with a lot of things in life, planning makes things easier. In the context of dieting, it can help you be more focused on your objectives, and reduce the chances of giving up.

The first thing to do is organize your weekly meal plan. If you’re out of ideas, let Lifesum help you. Download the app and pick up new tasty recipes to improve your health!

When you’re done planning your meals, it’s time to go shopping for the right ingredients.

Make sure you stock up on the right stuff, so you have everything you need when it’s time to get cooking.

After preparing all the meals, make food boxes for your week. Portion the meals with the exact quantity you need for lunch and dinner. If you cook too much, you can always freeze the food boxes and save them for later. Avoid freezing vegetables and salads, or they will lose a lot of their nutrients.

With every new week, plan your fresh meals, and keep it going until reach your goals!

With Lifesum, tracking your healthy habits (and the not so healthy ones) becomes a breeze. We’ll help you pick the right food, and eat the right portion sizes, to reach your personal health goals.

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