A year after test-driving my clean eating experiment I can say that I’ve adopted clean eating as a way of life. Really, it’s a return to how my parents and grandparents used to cook and eat before advertising and big business began convincing people that they had it all wrong.
After 40 your metabolism decreases 5% every 10 years. And, if like me, you’ve been yo-yo dieting your entire adult life, the news gets even worse. Crash diets, disuse of muscles and drops in testosterone levels also add to the metabolism dive.
Last week we shared part I of Esther Kane’s Mindful Eating Roadblocks series, Distracted Eating. Today we present part II of Mindful Eating Roadblocks where Esther asks the question, are you eating without enjoyment?
Today begins day one of my $25 good food challenge. For those not in the know, last week, after being inspired by Oprah’s Food, Inc. episode, I challenged myself, during the month of February, to eat only healthy, whole foods all on a weekly budget of only $25.