#8: 3 Great Reasons To Start Eating Clean

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Giving up your favorite junk food isn’t easy. Who doesn’t love pizza, cake, and ice cream? Sometimes we all need a little extra motivation to make the switch to eating clean. Here are three good reasons why you should give it a try.

You Feel Better And Have More Energy

Clean eating is all about eating real, unprocessed foods that are good for you and your body. It’s not easy, but the results will be almost immediate. You’ll start to feel better and have more energy throughout the day. You may even find you’re sleeping better and don’t have to rely on those 3 cups of coffee in the morning to get you out the door.

That’s because you’re giving your body the nutrients it needs to run at its best. Instead of going on a sugar or caffeine high and subsequent crash, you’re getting what you need to feel great and have as much energy as that Energizer Bunny.

You Look Better

Real food is much better at providing you with the vitamins, minerals, and other micronutrients than anything in pill or cream form can. Don’t be surprised to see thicker, shinier hair and clearer, firmer skin.

Processed food is designed to trigger us into eating more than we should. Add to that the fact that it is not very nutrient dense and it’s no surprise that most people on a “Western Diet” are overweight.

Going back to a more natural way of eating will help you lose those extra pounds which not only makes you look better, you’ll be a lot healthier as well – which is much more important than looking good.

You’re Setting A Good Example For Your Loved Ones

Eating better and getting healthier doesn’t just impact you. You’ll also be setting an example for those around you. Your spouse and children will be much more likely to grab a healthy snack if you lead by example. Just think of the impact this could have on your family. Not only will you make sure you’re around and healthy for a long time, but you’ll also be influencing them to make healthy choices now and for years to come.

That’s some pretty good motivation to help get you started. Give clean eating a try and see these benefits and more for yourself. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how easy it is and how great real food tastes.

Bonus: A Few Items To Make Your Life Easier

We have found that investing in a few kitchen gadgets has saved us a lot of time. We have an instant pot for cooking quick meals and making hard-boiled eggs in a hurry, a slow cooker for making meals, a veggie spiralizer for making zoodles (zucchini noodles), a salad spinner to make washing lettuce a breeze, and an immersion blender to make mayonnaise and dressing in a snap.