One of the biggest challenges many of us face with healthy eating is that we don’t even know where to start.
I remember when I first made the transition to a minimally processed diet (healthy diet) I was overwhelmed by the amount of information out there.
From Whole30 to the Mediterranean it felt like I needed a PhD just to figure out what to put on my plate.
While I certainly don’t feel so overwhelmed today, I’ve come to realize that the challenge many people face is knowing how to properly nourish their bodies.
Due to many of us being overfed and undernourished, all too often we depend on supplements when we should instead focus on meeting our daily nutritional requirements through real, whole minimally processed foods.
But, many of us simply don’t know how.
That’s why when I started to get more questions about healthy eating, I decided to put together my Meal Prep Like a Pro series so that I can help you breakthrough the diet culture and become...
Healthy eating is hard. At least, that’s what I initially thought when I first started making the transition to a healthy diet.
Between a pretty hectic work schedule to my complete lack of cooking skills, the idea of getting started with a healthy diet felt like I was on an upward battle.
If you’re in the same boat, there’s likely one simple reason why - you’re battling your “taste buds!”
Science has proven that taste can be both a guardian and guide for our consumption of food. Which means that foods that tend to be bitter or sour generally deter us from eating them based on the potential of accidentally ingesting a toxic substance. Whereas, foods that tend to be sweet and salty encourage us to eat them based on our need for carbohydrates, amino acids, and sodium.
You know, the things we require for survival.
However, when these sweet and salty foods tend to be highly-processed, they don’t maintain their nutritional value. Which means,...