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Weight loss often seems daunting, but the truth is it doesn’t need to miserable.

That’s what nutrition blogger Amanda Meixner is trying to convey to her 722,000 Instagram followers.

Meixner is the mastermind behind @meowmix, an Instagram account that raises awareness about healthy eating through simple meal prep and smart food swaps.

INSIDER spoke to Meixner about all things food, health, and fitness. Keep scrolling to read about how she makes healthy eating more approachable.

After struggling with an eating disorder in high school, Meixner was inspired to learn how to lose weight in a healthy way.
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Meixner wanted to explore how foo functions in the body.

This desire, paired with a passion for meal prepping, is what inspired Meixner to start her Instagram account.
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Every Sunday, Meixner grocery shops and prepares all of her meals for the week ahead.

Meixner has been meal prepping since she graduated college. She says it’s the easiest and best way to eat healthy without overspending.
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Over the years, Meixner has optimized her strategy. For those who want to get into meal prep, Meixner’s first tip is always shopping with a grocery list.

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