You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘clean eating’ tossed around but what does that mean an actually consist of?
Clean eating can be described as eating healthier options within each food group and less of the high calorie, less nutritional, sugary foods. This blog post focuses on three great ways to step up your clean eating game!
- Limit Meat
Not only is limiting your meat intake healthier for you and the planet but eating less meat can help your health in a magnitude of ways! Just by cutting back you can reduce your blood pressure, the risk of heart disease, and your overall weight. Eating more plant-based foods helps to increase your fiber (keeping you full longer), healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals in your daily diet.
- Pay Attention to Processed Foods
Not all processed foods are bad in fact there are even clean processed foods out there such as plain yogurt, cheese, whole-wheat pasta, and baby spinach! The easiest way to make sure you’re getting the healthiest processed food available is to read the ingredient list. Being aware of foods with lots of sugar, refined grains, and long ingredient lists is a good indicator you’re about to eat some unhealthy foods.
- Develop a Loving Relationship with Fruit & Veggies
Unfortunately, people are not getting enough fruit and vegetables into their diet. Modifying your diet by eating a healthy helping of these two food groups will help you improve your body both internally and externally! Eating more fruit and vegetables can help reduce your risk of both chronic diseases and autoimmune diseases, while at the same time helping to maintain the good micro-biome within your digestive system. Clean eating doesn’t need to be a lifestyle change that’s overwhelming and aggravating, you can still enjoy the foods you already do! By using these tips you’ll gain the necessary insight needed to aid you in adjusting and finding a healthy balance within your overall diet.
Clean eating doesn’t need to be a lifestyle change that’s overwhelming and aggravating, you can still enjoy the foods you already do! By using these tips you’ll gain the necessary insight needed to aid you in adjusting and finding a healthy balance within your overall diet.