What Does "Eat Clean" Even Mean?!
Usually, eating clean means whole, non-processed foods; the food found on the perimeter of the grocery store.
Sometimes making this change will help you lose weight.
It is SO important to fill your diet with these nutrient-dense food sources, and it is extremely beneficial to make these food choices be most of what you choose to eat everyday. Sometimes making this change will help you to lose weight.
The downside is that it cuts out a lot of food types - ones that yes, while processed to a point, can still provide lots of nutritional value (not to mention enjoyment).
And when you restrict entire food groups you will most likely feel the urge to binge eat.
You can eat "clean" and "healthy" all the time but if you are still eating more calories than you need or end up binge eating (because you've been depriving yourself of nutrients), you won't lose weight this way. And when you restrict entire food groups (unless under a medical plan and supervision), you will most likely feel the urge to binge eat.
When you develop a healthy relationship with all types of foods, you can enjoy food you actually like...
The key to knowing how to incorporate these foods is to develop a healthy relationship with food. When you develop a healthy relationship with all types of foods, you can enjoy food you ACTUALLY LIKE without over-indulging and staying on track with your health and fitness goals.
It's not about seeing how many pop tarts you can eat because it matches your caloric or macro needs. It's about being able to have Sunday dinners with your parents. It's about being able to grab wings with your best friend. It's about being able to CHOOSE whether or not you eat your planned meal or have a spontaneous date out with bae.
Learning what's best for your body and the CURRENT phase of life is powerful and straight up relieving. It's a slower, longer road, but it is certainly a more sustainable and happier one.
Schedule a consultation today to learn more about better food choices for your body, and your current phase of life.