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Simple Affirmations for Healthy Eating

Affirmations for healthy eating are powerful tools that promote and reinforce positive behaviors!

Below are some affirmations you can use to support your journey toward healthier eating.

Choose 1-2 that resonate with you and say these out loud prior to eating, cooking, and/or grocery shopping.

Give yourself grace and time for these affirmations to work for you!

3 post its with affirmations  for healthy eating written on them.
Affirmations promote & reinforce behaviors.

Healthy Eating Affirmations:

  1. I will nourish my body with wholesome and nutritious foods.
  2. Every bite I take supports my well-being and vitality.
  3. I make mindful choices that honor my body’s needs.
  4. Healthy foods fuel my body and mind, allowing me to thrive.
  5. I am in control of my eating choices and make decisions that serve my health.
  6. I choose foods that provide energy and sustain my overall wellness.
  7. I listen to my body’s cues and eat when I am hungry, stopping when I am satisfied.
  8. I embrace a balanced diet that includes a variety of nutrient-rich foods.
  9. I find joy in nourishing my body and savoring the flavors of wholesome meals.
  10. I am patient with myself as I learn and grow in my journey toward healthier eating habits.
  11. I release cravings for unhealthy foods and embrace foods that support my goals.
  12. I am committed to treating my body with kindness and respect through my food choices.
  13. I am grateful for the opportunity to care for my body through the foods I eat.
  14. I visualize myself enjoying vibrant health and vitality through my nourishing meals.
  15. Each meal is a new chance to make positive and healthful food choices.
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I visualize myself preparing healthy foods.

Emotional, or head hunger, may also be a barrier to healthy eating. Check out this Age-Defying Dietitian blog post on head hunger to learn more.


Feel free to adapt or personalize these affirmations to resonate with your own goals and aspirations.

Regularly repeat them, particularly when you encounter food choices, and use them to foster a positive mindset about healthy eating.

Remember, healthy eating affirmations work best when combined with conscious efforts and actions toward your goals!

Woman smiling eating a plate of vegetables.
Healthy foods fuel my body and mind!”

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