Eating healthy can sometimes feel like an overcomplicated game. Sometimes we feel like it would just be easier to eat the same things all the time. But is that okay to do? Well, here’s everyone’s favorite answer: 𝘪𝘵 𝘥𝘦𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘴. Eating the same foods all the time can make life easier in many ways.
𝘎𝘳𝘰𝘤𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘱𝘱𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘪𝘴 𝘴𝘭𝘪𝘤𝘬
𝘠𝘰𝘶 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯 𝘩𝘰𝘸 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘣𝘰𝘥𝘺 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘯𝘥𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘤𝘦𝘳𝘵𝘢𝘪𝘯 𝘧𝘰𝘰𝘥𝘴
𝘠𝘰𝘶 𝘨𝘦𝘵 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘨𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘢𝘵 𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘰𝘥𝘴 But there are 3 potential downsides to eating the same things every day that you might want to consider:
𝘞𝘪𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘢 𝘥𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯, 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘮𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘣𝘦 𝘮𝘪𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘰𝘯 𝘬𝘦𝘺 𝘯𝘶𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴. 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘵𝘳𝘶𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘵𝘦𝘪𝘯𝘴.
𝘌𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘢𝘮𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘵𝘰𝘰 𝘰𝘧𝘵𝘦𝘯 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘶𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘨𝘦𝘳 𝘢𝘯 𝘢𝘶𝘵𝘰𝘪𝘮𝘮𝘶𝘯𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘦 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘰𝘥𝘺. 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘥𝘰𝘦𝘴𝘯’𝘵 𝘢𝘭𝘸𝘢𝘺𝘴 𝘩𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘦𝘯, 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘪𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘢 𝘱𝘰𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘣𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺.
𝘠𝘰𝘶 𝘮𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘫𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘨𝘦𝘵 𝘱𝘭𝘢𝘪𝘯 𝘴𝘪𝘤𝘬 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘰𝘥𝘴. 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘥𝘰𝘦𝘴𝘯’𝘵 𝘱𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘢 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘣𝘭𝘦𝘮 𝘵𝘰 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘱𝘩𝘺𝘴𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩… 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘪𝘵 𝘫𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘮𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘴𝘢𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘨𝘦𝘵 𝘴𝘪𝘤𝘬 𝘰𝘧 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘧𝘢𝘷𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘰𝘥𝘴. All in all, it’s good to mix up your foods routinely. It’s not a bad thing to have a list of regulars on your meal plan, but make sure to get some diversity in your veggies and meats so you check all the nutrient boxes and also diversify your taste palate!