Sound nutrition has many more benefits than just aesthetics. Applying good eating habits to your daily life will also help you mentally. If your body is a machine that needs fuel to run properly, then food is that fuel. The higher quality food you give your machine, the better it will perform. Performing better means a better sense of well-being, sharper thinking, more strength in the gym, and better performance in other areas of your life, such as work and relationships with people.
I believe when you consistently eat right, you have more pep in your step, the sky seems a lot bluer, the air seems a lot fresher, you become a happier, more optimistic person.
It goes without saying you will need to put forth some effort — and this can become very difficult. However, isn’t anything worth having always a little difficult? Attaining a muscular physique you can be proud of is one of these difficult tasks. Eating properly on a consistent basis is going to help you reach your goals.
Understand that eating what you should when you should is just as critical to success as your training. Establishing the same motivated mindset towards your eating that you do towards your training will help you elevate the importance of nutrition.