How To Pack A Clean Lunch

Lunch can be one of the tougher meals to stick with your clean eating diet. If you're out and about, it's easy to grab fast food or cafeteria food. We recommend bringing lunch from home if possible. Home-packed lunches allow you to be confident of all ingredients that went into your meal. 1. Always Include Protein: Protein will help you stay full for a longer period of time and round out the nutrition of your meal. 2. Don't Skip Snacks: Toss a few nutritious snacks into … [Read more...]

Rethinking The Food Pyramid

Across the board, nutritionists no longer recommend the traditional food pyramid. The specific needs of every body are different, therefore you should not take standard dietary guidelines at face value. Here's what we recommend. * 25 percent protein: organic meat, fish, nuts, beans, and full-fat dairy. * 35 percent green vegetables: peas, kale, green beans, broccoli, cucumber, asparagus, etc. *20 percent wide variety of fruits: fruits like apples and berries, sweet potatoes, beets, and … [Read more...]