As we approach the beginning of a new year most of us have had our fill of the holiday treats and are ready to get back to clean eating and a more normal routine. At least I know I am. That being said, this is usually the time of year when people begin making New Year’s resolutions to start diets, lose weight, begin working out and whatever else they believe will make this a healthier year. None of those are bad things, but for most people those resolutions don’t usually last past the end of January.
What I think is a more effective way to go is to simplify. Properly nourishing ourselves is the foundation of health – as I say in my home page video – from conception to death. You can drive yourself crazy with all the ever-changing nutritional information and thousands of diet swirling around out there.
Unless you keep it simple, chances are you will not make it a long term change and that's the only way it will be effective. So, here are my 3 basic tips for simplifying and improving nutrition:
1.Aim to get clean protein, healthy fat, fiber and veggies, particularly leafy greens each day.
2. Create your meals from the highest quality (grass fed, free range, organic) one-ingredient, whole foods you can find and afford. (Finish reading here)