Clean Eating is What?!
I get a lot of confused looks when I mention Clean Eating to people. I can just imagine what’s going through their heads…”she wants me to wash my food? Perhaps spray on some kind of cleaner-like windex??” No, not at all! What is Clean Eating? Well, Clean Eating is simply the idea of eating food that is in it’s original, natural form-unprocessed or very minimally processed. What does ‘processed’ mean? The definition varies slightly, but it’s generally any food that has artificial ingredients and generally comes in a package, box or bag. The most obvious examples are frozen ‘tv’ dinners, deli ‘meats’, Velveeta ‘cheese product’ and sodas. The most obvious exceptions are things like plain, uncooked dried beans, or a ‘package’ of fresh lettuce. There are many more, but hopefully you get the idea.
Examples of Processed Foods
I think most people would agree that Clean Eating sounds like a healthier way to live than consuming chemically engineered, highly processed, artificial foods. So why doesn’t everyone do it? Simple. Because they think that Clean Eating isn’t simple and grabbing quick convenience foods is, well, convenient! So is learning about Clean Eating really worth it? Will it really make that much of a difference to your inner health and outer body weight? YES! FOR SURE! DEFINITELY! Here’s what Clean Eating expert Tosca Reno has to say on the subject…
Tosca Reno, author of The Eat Clean Diet
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Remember, it takes 80% Clean Eating nutrition to build your ideal physique. 10% is dependent on your cardio and weight training regimin and the final 10% is genetics-thanks mom and dad!! While it’s true that clean eating takes a little more time to plan and prep, it, like anything else, is easy…when you know how!
If you aren’t currently engaged in one of my fitness or Clean Eating Challenge Groups, you can learn more about how to make Clean Eating EASY to incorporate into your daily life by joining one of my next groups! You are welcome to contact me with questions or for more information-always happy to help!