5 Principles of Clean Eating

Learn 5 key principles of eating clean to help you eat a clean diet full of healthy, nutritious foods.

Eating clean may seem like a new buzzy idea, but really it’s about going back to some sane, basic healthy-eating principles. If you’ve lived by these principles for years, think of this as a helpful reminder. Clean eating means filling your plate with real, whole foods, eating a variety of vegetables, fruits and whole grains, moderate amounts of lean meats and sustainable seafood, dairy, nuts and seeds and healthy oils. Notice how you don’t eliminate food groups? Eating clean also means choosing foods that are in season and limiting processed foods, salt, added sugars and unhealthy saturated fats. So what are you waiting for? Here are 5 key principles to help you eat cleaner, fresher, tastier for a healthier you.

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—Michelle Dudash, R.D.N.

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