I’ve always eaten a fairly healthy diet, but as I mentioned in a recent sharepost, I decided to do a 21-day detox diet to try to determine what worked still works for me and what doesn’t. As I’ve aged, I’ve seen my body react in new (and not pleasant ways) to certain foods – such as fried foods – that I didn’t have a problem eating in my youth.
So goodbye to the sugar, caffeine, fast food, processed food, dairy (even you, beloved cheese!) and meat. Instead, I’ve been eating a lot of produce, legumes, nuts, seeds, fish, non-gluten grains and egg. The changes I’ve experienced have been noticeable, not only to my palate, but also to my body. There have been a lot of upsides of this dietary change, including an amazing surge of energy. I’ve also noticed that my clothes are fitting better and the dreaded belly fat has decreased.
One possible reason – this clean eating program is giving me more vitamins and minerals than I had before. That’s important because previous resea