5 Ways to Embrace a Clean-Eating Diet

I learned that when it comes to healthy eating, it’s best to eat based on our own bio-individual needs. Our bodies all need basic macronutrients (fat, protein and carbohydrates) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) which are derived from the foods we eat, so there is no one specific set of meals we need to eat as long as we provide our bodies with high-quality foods that deliver these required nutrients.

My Clean Eating Credo

 

There is no one diet that works for everyone, but there are some basic guidelines we can follow to optimize healthy eating. I call this my healthy eating credo!

  • Stick with mostly, whole and unprocessed foods. Build your menus with fresh produce, choosing locally grown, organic and non-GMO
  • Prepare more meals at home, instead of buying premade or frozen meals that often contain preservatives, added sugar, fat and sodium
  • Eat in a relaxed environment – it’s best to unplug and put down the phone and turn off the computer and TV
  • Chew your food well, this helps your body assimilate nutrients better and assists in digestion
  • Eat in the company of people you enjoy and those you love

This credo is not just about eating healthy foods, but includes tips that will boost our moods which benefits digestion, nutrient assimilation and overall well-being.

Here are some real food recipes — enjoy!

Pan-Seared Citrus Mahi

No-Bake Cacao Hemp Brownie Batter Bites

Homemade Chicken Soup

Strawberry Avocado Salad

Ginger-Lime Green Juice

 

 

Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC andwww.totalhealthcounseling.com. She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at totalhealthcounseling@gmail.com.

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About Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and www.totalhealthcounseling.com. She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at totalhealthcounseling@gmail.com.

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