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What is Clean Eating?

Well, it’s about eating and choosing healthiest food for your diet and also eating very less amount of what is regarded as unhealthy or not so healthy. It means that you have to understand how important is to build your eating habits including greater percentage of vegetables, fruits and whole grains, combined with healthy proteins and fats.

It also requires you to cut back on refined grains, packaged preservatives, unhealthy fats, frizzy drinks, sodas and too much of sugar and salt. You need to know the right kind of food for yourself if you want to eat clean.

Eating clean helps you greatly to stay healthy and fit! It keeps your skin fresh as well. Exercise daily along with your clean eating routine. Install apps like pedometer or get yourself a smart medical Watch to keep a track of your food intake and activity level.

Healthier Food Options at Restaurants

Eating at a restaurant doesn’t necessarily mean you have to eat a fat cheese burger, pizza or lasagna! If you have to dine out and you are confused what you can eat, here are some choices you may have:

  • Chipotle — Chicken Burrito Bowl with brown rice and beans, no cheese
  • A  Chicken and vegetable Salad, full size 
  • Creamy Mushroom Soup
  • Grilled Chicken Sandwich
  • Smoked Turkey Breast Sandwich
  • Veggie Burger, no mayonnaise
  • Turkey Breast Sub without cheese, add avocado
  • Replace cold drinks and wine with lemon water and green tea

Choosing such dishes can be an easy task for you if you know what food to focus on. Following are some key elements you must see while selecting food outdoor!

drink water

Drink lots of water

Yes, water is a food. The body needs water for virtually all of its functions. Drinking plenty of water and it will flush your body of toxins, keep your skin fresh, and help you eat less! It will cut down all the extra hunger cravings and stress which leads you towards emotional eating while you are on your business trip away from your home.

Load up on Protein

Protein takes a longer time to digest and keep you fuller for long. It helps greatly to cut down on carbohydrates which are something you must take in less quantity if you are planning to eat clean. Carbs digest way fast and increase your hunger cravings.  Include fish, chicken, salmon, eggs in your diet. There are a lot of dishes made of these that you can make along with nice vegetable salad and you will have great amount of proteins to keep you energized for long.

Go Whole Grain

Whole grains which are least processed are best for your clean eating. Include whole grains such as quinoa, wild rice, and oats. The best part of this is that whole wheat pasta and whole grain bread are also part of eating clean and healthy. Make sure you check the labels and the products you are buying are made of whole grain. You will be surprised to see how much a difference small replacements can do for you.

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More fruits and veggies, less meat!

Vegetables and fruits help you cover so many vitamins and minerals your body needs to function. So, increase the veggies and fruits intake and lower the intake of meat. It can help reduce your blood pressure, decrease your risk of heart disease and keep you fit. And above that, eating more green vegetables helps bump up the fiber which your metabolism needs to stay fast.

Avoid Excessive Sugar

Do you have a sweet tooth? Don’t worry! You can eat gelato which is low fat ice cream. The thing you need to keep an eye on is the sugar added to healthier foods such as creamy yogurt (always choose plain yogurt), Chinese sauces and cereals. Look for those products which are naturally sweet like fruits or dairy products.

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Bio author :

Olivia Anna is a health and fitness blogger that shares informative articles online. and I would like to help people for healthy weight loss.

You can learn more about Anna via his website at https://Sweetfitnesshacks.com

 

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