Nutrition can be tricky; there have been so many rules and tips thrown at us that it gets confusing. One simple way to determine what is healthy and a good part of a sustainable diet is to remember to eat “Green Face”. Borrowed from Jonathan Goodman of the PTDC, this means eating only foods that are green (vegetables, they don't literally have to be green) or at one time had a face (aka high quality proteins).
This will help you cut down on the amount of processed foods you eat and encourage you to fill up on vegetables and quality proteins. Cutting out the amount of processed foods in your diet is always a good idea. Use “Green Face” as a simple reminder next time you are grocery shopping and it will help keep you healthy and active!
Josh Anderson is an AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and the CEO of Always Active Athletics.