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How Meal Prepping is the Gateway to Transforming Your Body

Meal Prepping is Key

How Meal Prepping is the Gateway to Transforming Your Body

Why is meal prepping important?

Most people believe the key to weight loss is exercise. While exercise does play a major role in dropping those unwanted pounds, meal prepping is highly important because it will help you fight for the body you always desired.

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Here are the 3 things you should do to prepare for meal prepping:

  1. Pick a day – The reason why picking a day to meal is highly encouraged is because this would actually help you stay on track. Most people use Sundays for meal prepping. It helps people with nutrition and fitness goals start the week off strong and end with a bang. Designating a day to meal prepping is extremely important if you’re looking to earn consistent results.
  2. Pick the meals – Now that you know the day of the week you would like to meal prep – it’s time for you to pick the foods you want to incorporate. I suggest finding a protein you love to eat like chicken, turkey, and fish. I would then pick two vegetables that I could alternate with my meal such as squash, string beans, and asparagus. I recommend that you choose a vegetable that you love to eat. The last two items you need to decide is your complex carb and healthy fats. Complex carbs are sweet potatoes, quinoa, oats and brown rice. Also, healthy fats are foods like nuts, coconut oil, olive oil, and avocado.
  3. Purchase meal prep containers – Getting meal prep containers will make your life so much easier. I recommend purchasing 15 meal prep containers – 3 containers each day over the course of 5 days. After cooking in bulk, you can evenly place your food items in each container for the week. This will help you stay organized and motivated.

If you need help with brainstorming healthy food ideas, go to our Eat Healthy section!

Farah Green
Farah Green
Web Content Manager

As a body activist, speaker and exercise nutrition coach, Farah is on a mission to break the generational curse of chronic disease among women of color and help them embrace their bodies by helping them build more self-love and confidence. She has helped hundreds of women create a healthy lifestyle for themselves and their families. As the web content manager for BGH, Farah will share various health and wellness tips that will help every woman improve their quality of life through health, wellness, and nutrition. Farah and the web content team is dedicated to educating women on how to best take care of themselves mentally, physically, and spiritually. Our goal is to help you make your health more of a priority.

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