Boost your healthy eating with this simple diet hack

The struggle is real.

Do you constantly try and eat healthily, but always end up overeating because you're still hungry? You're not alone. Well, let me tell you that it's possible to stick to a healthful diet, simply by rearranging the order in which you consume the items on your plate. Now I won't lie to you, rearranging your fries and nuggets from McDonald's isn't likely to produce the kind of results that you're looking for; but if you're open to just a little bit of adjustment, this trick will act as a force multiplier and make healthy eating easier than you ever thought possible.

​Drink 8oz-16oz of water about 10 or 20 minutes before eating.

​Eat your vegetables first (with a high-quality fat)

​Eat at least 20-25 grams of protein per meal.

​All bets are off. Time for carbs.

It's About Fool-Proofing...

...and trust me, we're all fools – I mean that with love.

Here's the trick with this reordering of your meal: it's not about relying on self-discipline to eat better or eat less, it's about filling up on good stuff first, and making it more difficult to fall into bad habits. Self-discipline is overrated and unreliable when you're first starting out on achieving any goal. The important thing is to find what works for you and stick to it. I hope this tip helps you in the same way that it's helped me. If not, drop it and find something better. You'll get there!

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