Cook from scratch!Start with whole,minimaly processed ingredients like fresh fruits and veggies,beans,and legumes.
Don’t Go overboard seeking out “clean” foods.
People who eat clean focus on whole ingredients,mostly homemade,ideally organic or sustainable,without any additives or preservatives.Unlike Whole and Paleo,no food gorups are off-limits.
This concept also boasts an environmental benefit:
By eating chemical-free foods,you’re leaving a smaller carbon footprint.If you lived through the Space Age,you might consider things like artificial sweeteners a health boon.
“My grandmother has type 2 diabetes and she won’t hear anything bad about Splenda,”says 29-year-old food writer Cara Strickland.
“And she relies so much on processed foods”
But millennials seek to save the planet and their own health they see this back-to-basics approach as a way to do both.
Try replacing same of your favorite proccesed foods with homemade versions,such as making a batch of dinners for the week and freezing them or whipping up your own granola bars.