Clean Eating is not a diet, it’s a happy and healthy lifestyle. The soul of clean eating is consuming food in its most natural state, or as close to it as possible. It is not a diet; it’s a lifestyle approach to food and its preparation, leading to an improved life – one meal at a time. Everyone should totally indulge.
DOs and DON’Ts of clean eating (guidelines)
1. Eat six small meals each day; 2-3 hours apart.
2. Eat breakfast every day, within an hour of waking.
3. Eat a combination of lean protein 7 complex carbohydrates at each meal.
4. Eat healthy fats every day.
5. Drink 2 or 3 liters of water each day.
6. Carry a cooler packed with clean foods each day.
7. Depend on fresh fruits and vegetables for fiber, vitamins, nutrients and enzymes.
8. Adhere to proper portion sizes.
1. All over-processed foods, particularly white flour and sugar.
2. Chemically charged foods.
3. Foods containing preservatives.
4. Artificial sugars.
5. Artificial foods (such as processed cheese slices).
6. Saturated and trans fats
7. Sugar-loaded beverages, including colas and juices.
8. Excessive amount of alcohol.
9. All calorie-dense foods containing little or no nutritional value (anti-foods).
10. Super-sizing your meals!