BY JARED KOCH MARCH 5, 2014
We all want to eat more healthfully and mindfully. But just because we want to doesn’t mean we always have the patience, discipline or know-how to eat our best. Ever since I started studying nutrition 12 years ago, I’ve learned a lot about how to eat my best, especially in the moments when eating well is a struggle. So I’m sharing with you my top seven recommendations for eating “clean” (and managing cravings) that have kept me on track.
1. Set achievable goals.
“Cut out sweets” won’t work for most people. Instead, try a more reasonable “cut down on sweets” or a more specific, “limit sweets to every other day, and eat only those that contain natural sweeteners.” These goals aren’t as snappy-sounding, but they’re much easier to stick to.
2. Forget perfection, focus on progress.
A goal is essential to creating change…
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