You are what you eat. That thought goes through my mind while lying in bed after a “bad eating day” when everything I ate seemed to miss the mark. The awful truth, we really are what we eat. Our Moms were right. The bottom line is the nutritional content of what we eat determines the composition of our cell membranes, bone marrow, blood, and hormones. Oh-oh! Some of us may have Cheetos intertwined in our cell membranes…just sayin.
Its scary to think our medical destiny could be determined more by our forks and our feet than by anything else! One option is “clean eating” but it requires that you train yourself to read ingredient and nutrition labels. The fewer the ingredients and the closer to “whole” a food is, the better it most likely is for your body. Check out these resources…
- What is Clean Eating?
- 10 Tips for Clean Eating
- Seven Principles of Clean Eating
- Eating Clean for Dummies Cheat Sheet
- Healthy Eating As You Age
- Healthy Eating Tips
- What Should I Eat?
Think about treating your body like the high-performance machine it is. Feed it the right fuel. You won’t be sorry!