The premise behind eating clean is pretty simple: you buy real food and stay away from processed food. You shouldn't have to worry about food additives, right? But the theory and the practice are two different things. I learned this a few weeks ago when I made a salad for dinner and made my … [Read more...] about Food Additives: Educate Yourself Before You Eat
Once you get into the idea of clean eating, a whole new world opens up. And while that can be amazing, it can also be a lot to take in at once! Suddenly, you have to give more thought to your meals. No more just opening the fridge or cupboard and grabbing something. Unless, of course, you did the … [Read more...] about Making One Clean Meal a Day is a Great Way to Start
If you're eating a clean diet, do you even need vitamins or supplements? (Just to clarify: vitamins are one type of supplement to your diet. Herbs, minerals, nutrients, and even fiber also qualify as supplements.) Now, I'm not a medical expert of any kind, but my guess would be that you might … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Best Vitamins and Supplements for You
I've always heard that clean eating is about consuming food in as close to its natural form as possible. Nothing processed, no chemicals or additives. So eating an apple would be better than, say, eating a bowl of applesauce. But what if you made applesauce the way my mother-in-law used to - … [Read more...] about Clean Eating: Do You Know the Best Way to Begin?