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What Is Clean Eating?

Jul 14, 2021

The soul of clean eating is consuming food the ay nature delivered it, or as close as it is possible. It is not a diet; it is a lifestyle approach to food and its preparation. It’s about eating real food, for a healthy, happy life. You are 100% what you ‘Mangia’, after all!

What is Clean Eating?

What is Clean Eating?

  • Eat when hungry, stop when full.
  • Find our what macro values reflect your health goals and strive to eat within them. Experiment with various ways of eating, and when you find a diet your body responds well to – be it a clean take on high fat/low carb, Paleo or flexitarian – stick with it.
  • Choose Organic whenever possible.
  • If your budget limits you, make meat, eggs and dairy your organic priorities.
  • Drink at leas 2 liters of water a day, preferably from a reusable canteen, not plastic; we are friends of the environment here! Limit your alcohol intake to one glass of antioxidant-rich red wine a day maximum.
  • Get label savvy: Clean foods contain short ingredients lists. Any product with a long ingredient list is human-made and not considered clean.
  • Avoid processed and refined foods such as white flour, sugar, bread and pasta. Enjoy complex carbs such as whole grains instead.
  • Know thy enemies. Steer clear of trans fats, fried foods or foods high in sugar. Avoid preservatives, color additives and toxic binders, stabilizers, emulsifiers and fat replacers.
  • Consume healthy fats (essential fatty acids, or EFAs) every day.
  • Learn about portion sizes and work towards eating within them.
  • Reduce your carbon footprint. Eat produce that is seasonal and local. It is less taxing on your wallet and the environment.
  • Shop with a conscience. Consume humanly raised, local meats and ocean friendly seafood.
  • Practice mindful eating. Never rush through a meal. Food tastes best when savored. Enjoy every bite.
  • Take it to go. Pack a cooler for work or outings so you always have clean eats on the go.

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