7 Clean Eating Principles to Follow for Health and Weight Loss


insulin-resistance-hinders-normal-weight-lossThe typical “American Diet” includes food like fast food, fries, hot dogs, white bread, sugar and fat laden ice cream, sugary sweet drinks, snacks and cereals and let’s not forget the chips.

It’s no wonder that we feel awful, lethargic, and keep piling on the body fat.

Clean eating is gaining popularity as a way to gain better health, easily maintain weight and as a way to lose weight and keep it off for life. It is crucial to the maintenance of a lean and strong body, optimum performance, and good health.

Clean eating is not a new concept. Anyone who has been involved in any way with health, fitness or nutrition, from competitors to personal trainers to health-conscious individuals have known about eating clean for years.

You cannot expect instant fat or weight loss in large quantities with the clean eating approach to your diet…that will come, but it takes time. However, unlike other fad diets or eating plans, the fat you do lose will come off slower and you will not experience the frustration of rebound weight gain. And, as an added bonus, the weight loss will be permanent.

Here’s a checklist of principles you need to follow for clean eating:

  • Eat a small meal every two to three hours (5-7 small meals per day total) to keep your blood sugar stable and prevent hunger.
  • Combine lean proteins and complex carbohydrates at every meal.
  • Avoid all over-processed and refined foods (especially sugar, white rice, and white flour).
  • Avoid saturated and trans fat-consume healthy fats instead.
  • Avoid soda and other sugary juices and drinks.
  • Avoid high-calorie, zero nutrient foods (junk food).
  • Eat proper portion sizes.
  • Create properly balanced meals (with the right ratio of protein, carbohydrates, and fats).

Clean eating is a sensible, doable approach to gaining and maintaining a healthy body weight and what we need to be doing if we want to achieve and experience optimum health and body composition (muscle tissue/fat ratio), slow the aging process and create abundant energy and vitality.

When you eat clean your body reacts by losing weight (if you need to lose weight) or by maintaining healthy weight if that is where you are currently.

A clean diet is a simple diet…one rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains and proteins. It limits sugars, preservatives, artificial colors, flavors and unhealthy food preparation.

On the reverse side, eating low quality foods can prevent the body’s cells and tissues from receiving the necessary nutrients and therefore reduce its overall performance. Even if you don’t feel any outward physical effects from eating one unhealthy meal…over time the effects accumulate if you continue with your poor eating habits.

Bottom line is this:

Clean eating helps us restore and heal our bodies. Not only is this smart clean way of eating not only healthy for us, but it preserves our Earth’s resources.

When you eat the foods that our bodies have evolved to function best on, you will feel (you will have high energy levels), function and look fantastic.

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