7 Things to do if You've Slipped off Your Diet ...


Dieting isn’t easy and, because we’re all human and no one is perfect, we’re bound to trip up every now and again. If you’ve recently found yourself descending from whole-grains and steamed veg to fried chicken and chocolate cake, don’t be too hard on yourself; it happens to the best of us. To help you get back on the healthy train again, I’ve had a think and put together a list of 7 things to do if you’ve slipped off your diet.

1. (Re)Start Your Food Journal

Weight-loss gurus are always telling us to write down everything that we eat, and that’s probably because it is a pretty effective dieting technique. Keeping a record of your meals and snacking is a great idea from a practical perspective: it allows you to calculate how many calories you’re getting a day and from what kind of sources. It also helps you to come to terms with your eating habits and is, in this sense, a good antidote for denial.

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