The people we hang out with can have a major influence on our food choices; life can be challenging when we’re striving to eat healthy but those in our close circles aren’t on board.
For those of you who are social butterflies, sticking to a plant-based diet can be especially difficult when eating out with friends or family members who love their burgers and buckets of fried chicken. When you observe others eating high-fat, high-calorie foods, you may feel it’s easier to join in than to be scrutinized for your healthy choices.
That’s why dependency upon your family’s approval can easily set you up for failure. If you recognize that peer pressure from family or friends is going to derail your efforts, here are a few tips which could keep you on track: