7 Habits of Highly Effective Eaters

7 Habits of Highly Effective Eaters

As an adventurer in health and conscious nutrition, I have tried a number of diets and lifestyles over the years: macrobiotics, raw food, vegetarian and veganism, paleo and gluten-free.

Now I take a flexetarian approach and combine the various traditions with a lifestyle that works for me and my family. I do this most days and know I’ll get back if I fly too far off track.

Here are some of the habits I’ve found most helpful:

1. Eat lots of vegetables.

Raw, steamed, roasted, boiled or baked. I eat as many vegetables as I can in whatever form they come in. Vegetables have the highest nutrient quantity and quality per calorie and are delicious and satisfying when prepared well.

2. Drink fresh juice.

I do this first thing in the morning and keep it simple and tasty with 2-3 stalks of celery, 2 carrots, a bunch of parsley and half a green apple. These ingredients are accessible and easy to find organically grown.

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