What is clean eating?
These days, ‘Clean Eating’ has become a buzz phrase used and abused by many. For me, Clean Eating is effectively about going back to nature, about eating only real, fresh organic food. Clean Eating originates from a time when our food industry didn’t put such huge volumes of processed food so conveniently onto our supermarket shelves – a time when our foods were free of chemicals such as fertilisers, preservatives and additives and when genetic modification wasn’t in use to increase the profitability of product lines.
I may be a nutritionist, but I am just like you
When you tell people you’re a nutritionist, they make certain assumptions. Face to face with someone for the first time, I’ve sometimes spotted that person trying to check for the nutritionist’s ‘core credentials’. You know the ones… the white teeth, the perfect skin, the radiant glow. This might be followed by a quick glance up and down to confirm that I also boast that body toned by pilates. There are others who automatically assume I spend my days nibbling on nuts and seeds, refusing caffeine and confectionery of every kind and compiling meals of carefully weighed raw veg, pulled fresh from the ground that morning.
I hate to break it to you, but that’s not really me. Worse still, I’m a fairly normal person with a normal desire for eating and with fairly regular cravings for bad stuff (in all its many various shapes and forms).
Beauty comes with these beautiful foods
Our skin is probably our most underrated organ. It comes into contact with the harsh outside world, protecting our inner organs and retaining our water. We therefor owe our skin a lot of consideration when it comes to nutrition and nourishment. There are foods that can help your skin glow and improve your complexion. Here are my recommendations: Read More→