As a health coach and cookbook author, I provide weight loss and healthy eating tips every day. When someone is struggling to lose weight, it’s very common for me to suggest removing his or her “trigger” foods from the house.
For me, that’s anything that contains chocolate — chocolate chip cookies, ice cream bars, etc. I believe in the saying “out of sight, out of mind” when it comes to junk food.
What people often forget is that "out of sight, out of mind" can also work against us. If your healthiest food is hidden in the back of the pantry or refrigerator, or isn't even in your house, you’re less likely to eat it.
Having healthy options in your refrigerator or pantry and having them readily available can help you make better choices.
Losing weight isn’t always easy, but keeping your pantry and refrigerator stocked with these six foods can help: