The Clean and Simple Diet Experiment
If you haven't yet noticed streamlined food labels and packaging touting minimal ingredients, you soon will. Limiting the number of ingredients in processed foods is shaping up to be the next big food industry trend.
Sounds like a good thing, right? Pardon the skepticism, but exactly how will food manufactures find new ways to trick us into eating junk when creating artificial foods with downsized labels?
That's what contributing writer Joe Kita set out to learn in his blog, One Small Change. Only Kita took it a step further. For the past month, he's tried eating strictly foods with five or less ingredients, or whole, organic foods.
After adopting a new way to navigate the grocery store, deciphering marketing claims, and trying to follow his diet even without home-kitchen advantage, Kita discovered a number of simple, practical strategies for eating clean.
Read the 5-part series below and use his findings to reshape your definition of a diet—and your body.