There is another principle that goes along with Hara Hachi Bu: eating slowly and mindfully. More
- I was surprised at how satisfied I felt after each meal, even though I stopped eating earlier than I usually would have.
- I was surprised that I never felt hungry after eating. Sure enough, that 20 minute rule of feeling full always kicked in, and even though I only ate to 80% full I was 100% satisfied every time.
Chances are, the same thing will happen for you. And when you slow down, savor your food, and chew each bite thoroughly, there are several other benefits that kick in, like fewer digestive problems, natural weight loss, and a general feeling of better satisfaction with each meal. More
Farm fresh foods are full of flavor and many wonderful vitamins and minerals ready for your body to soak up and use for energy and healing. More
There are certain foods that should be a staple in your fresh food prepping list. Of course, you shouldn’t try to prepare every meal you are going to eat that week ahead of time. Allow yourself a little bit of spontaneity in your food. Let’s take a step by step approach to this. More
In Formula 7, one of our basic principles is to include a good balance of carbs, proteins, and fats with each meal and snack. This helps you compile a healthy, satisfying meal without making it overly complicated.
It gets even better, though. There’s another little trick that can help you simplify your meals even more and set yourself up for crazy amounts of success. Are you ready for it? More
It’s simple, really: eat your fruits and veggies! And get plenty each day.
For our program, you’ll focus on eating 5-9 servings of fruits and veggies daily. Basically, that means trying to include them at any point you can, especially with each meal and snack.
If you’re feeling a little discouraged at this point, don’t worry. Even if you’re not used to eating fruits or veggies on a daily basis, it’s actually not as difficult as you’d think to make it to 5-9 servings. You just have to get a little creative and resourceful, and we’re here help you do that.
But first, let’s cover some important details:
For a lot of people, this concept, known as hara hachi bu, is completely new. In fact, many of us grew up in households where we were encouraged, or even forced, to stay at the table until we cleaned our plates at dinner.
But really, this practice might just be the secret “hack” to losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight… forever! It’s a handy little trick that has the power to change your relationship with food and your struggle with weight forever. More
Can snacking be can be a part of a healthy diet? Yes! If you choose the right healthy snack options. Healthy snacks can help you stave off extreme hunger (which can causing overeating when you finally do eat) in between meals. Some people even have more success losing weight when they snack in between meals and eat smaller portions throughout the day. More
Wondering about the best natural ways to lose belly fat for good? First, let’s get realistic.
The truth is that you can’t simply spot-reduce belly fat or do hundreds of crunches to make it go away. Belly fat is more closely tied with the lifestyle choices you make everyday.
And this is actually a good thing. You can sidestep all of those myths about quick six pack abs and start doing things that will actually work long-term. In fact, everyone has at least a little belly fat. But too much can increase your chances of illness and disease. More
Our Western world is obsessed with speed. Fast results. Fast solutions. Fast weight loss! Six pack abs in just six days!
We are rushing, rushing to the finish line—a finish line doesn’t really seem to exist. We’re working hard, always rushing, always trying to manage a packed schedule…
But this is making us sicker, over-stressed, burnt out, and unhealthy—especially when it comes to eating.