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30 Days to a Cleaner Diet: Day 15

grilled veggies vegetablesDay 15 Rule: Veggies must be your largest portion at every meal.

A few days ago, we practiced eating large portions of vegetables at every meal. It’s time to make this change permanent. Every time you sit down for a meal, you need to have more veggies than anything else on your plate. If you’re going to take a large helping of mashed potatoes, you need to take an even larger helping of green beans. And eat your vegetables first. That way, you’ll get full on less calories.

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30 Days to a Cleaner Diet: Day 12

day 12L eat more veggiesDay 12 Goal: At each meal, veggies should cover half of your plate.

Vegetables are full of vitamins, nutrients, and fiber. They are also significantly lower in fat and other bad things that meats and especially carbs can have. Large portions of vegetables allow you to fill your stomach while taking in way less calories than other foods. This infographic that I found on Pinterest illustrates the point pretty well.

why you should eat more veggies