self development

Food and Nutrition Affirmations…would they help you lose weight?

Top 10 Food and Nutrition Affirmations

Food and Nutrition Affirmations

When you have “convenience” food bombarding you from every direction, it can be difficult to choose options that give your body the nourishment it needs.  Food and nutrition affirmations can really help!

If you have daily reminders and effective tools at your disposal, you just may find that eating the right foods and feeding your body the best fuels becomes a lot easier.

Let’s not kid ourselves, there will always be temptation, but when you equip yourself with tools to combat that temptation, you’ll be able to quickly re-focus your mind on your greater goal of getting and staying healthy!

Using Food and Nutrition Affirmations to Make the Healthy Food and Nutrition Choices

When everyone around you at the office is indulging in burgers, fries, and sugary drinks, it’s very tempting to join them, isn’t it?

What if you could stop temptation in its tracks and actually choose to make your choice a  healthy? You don’t need me to tell you that fatty and sugary choices are not the kinds of food that your body needs, but you need to tell yourself!

It can be hard in moments of temptation to make the right choice… maybe there’s a cake for a birthday for a co-worker or perhaps you’ve had a really challenging week, but with the help of positive affirmations, you can re-train your brain to replace the desire for junk food with wonderfully flavorful healthy choices.

Affirmations can help you stick to your diet, say no to temptation and eat nourishing and satisfying foods. How? By replacing the negative spiral of thoughts in your mind with powerful, positive ones.

First you have to believe that it’s possible to gain control over your thirsts, desires, and cravings. The first step in making a lasting change in your life is to make the commitment to success.

Are you committed? Do you believe you can overcome your cravings?

Once you’ve set your commitment in stone, you’re ready to learn the top 10 affirmations to get you through moments of weakness, and here they are!

Top 10 Food and Nutrition Affirmations

Before reading the list below, you should know that affirmations are most successful when you internalize the saying and repeat it frequently. Whether you’re having a good or bad day, you need to be constantly repeating these positive statements in your mind. Temptation will strike when you least expect it, so it’s better to be prepared!

  1. I can neutralize bad habits with good food, exercise, and healthy living.
  2. I am proud to reach out to my support network instead of leaning on food for comfort.
  3. I am losing weight for me because I love myself.
  4. I set aside time just for me.
  5. My good health and productivity are the rewards for the nourishing foods I choose eat.
  6. Weight gain happens over time, so my weight loss equally requires time, patience, and lifestyle changes.
  7. I use self-care, not self-control.
  8. The more I take care of myself, the better I feel.
  9. I am firmly committed to staying active and healthy.
  10. I deserve to enjoy healthy body and mind.


When you look at these food and nutrition affirmations, they may seem like ideals – behaviors and thoughts that you only wish you could have, but each time you reaffirm them by saying them out loud, you’re slowly changing your mindset. Over time, these ideals will become a reality through your thoughts and actions.

Remember, you must first believe you can change. Once you make the commitment to your success, you will change your attitudes about food… you’ll be very thankful you did!

Be Your Best You!

Cheryl A Major, CNWC

Cheryl A Major, CNWC

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