Nobody said it was easy - most people fail on their new year's resolutions in the first week! That's why you need to forget the mentality of short term diets, and go more for the idea of long-term lifestyle changes. If you are thinking of cutting your calories to the extreme and depriving yourself, you're more likely to just put the weight back on when your willpower caves. That's why you need to easy yourself into a healthy but delicious and satisfying diet which doesn't deprive the body of the essential nutrients it needs.
The Japanese diet it one of the healthiest in the world, with plenty of fish, fresh veggies and vitamin rich ingredients like miso. You can indulge heartily on many Japanese dishes and still have consumed significantly less calories than a standard british dish!
So why not try it out? You can stock up on ingredients with us too, we're here to help, so we're running an offer of 10% off all orders this week; use the code KEEPGOING at the checkout!
Then try out these three delicious but healthy recipes from awesome food bloggers!
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Miso is full of antioxidants and contains very few calories! Pair it with tofu, which is a lean and healthy protein, and fresh veggies like shiitake mushrooms and you've got a recipe for success!
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Craving crisps? Forget the high fat versions and try these made from healthy lotus root, then dip them in creamy, yummy miso and eggplant dip which is full of vitamins.
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Fish is full of healthy oils and fats that the body needs, and it's low in saturated fats. Brussel sprouts are high in iron and vitamins, and when you pair them both with the morish Japanese spice mix Furikake, you won't be able to get enough!