Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Macronutrients

    Macronutrients are the nutrients that your body requires in large amounts in order to keep functioning. There are three categories of macronutrients — carbs, fats and proteins. The macronutrient composition of the food you eat affects how hungry or full you feel, your metabolic rate, brain activity and hormonal response.  With clean eating, the aim […]

  • Clean Eating Food List

    Fruit Fresh fruit can almost always be considered a clean choice.Please read the section on Organic food for a more in-depth discussion on this. Cleanest Choice for Non-Organic Fruit If you don’t buy organic, your best choices for fruit are those which are typically lowest in pesticides.  These are: Kiwi Mango Papaya Pineapple Grapefruit Cantaloupe […]

  • Organic Vs. Non Organic

    Do You Have to Eat Organic Foods to Eat Clean? Eating “organic” has become a growing trend as more people are getting wise to the fact that what they put in their body directly influences their state of health and wellness. But what exactly does organic mean, and will you have to buy and eat […]

  • Fruit

    Clean Fruit Options: • Fresh fruit • Canned fruit with no added sugar • Frozen fruit with no added sugar • Dried fruit with no added sugar • 100% fruit juice Fresh fruit can almost always be considered a clean choice. I  use the words “almost” and “considered” for a couple of reasons, which have […]

  • Vegetables

    Clean Vegetable Options: • Any fresh vegetable • Frozen vegetables with no added ingredients (no sauce, added salt, etc) • Canned vegetables with no ingredeints (no sauce, added salt, etc.) Vegetables should be the foundation of each of your clean eating meals because they’re packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber. Go Fresh Fresh vegetables are […]

  • Clean Eating Substitutes for Sugar

    Its not unhealthy to crave something a little sweet once in a while, as long as we satisfy it in the way that nature intended. Nature has provided well to enable us to enjoy sweetness in ways that are truly natural and not harmful to our health.  The bees produce honey, the maple tree produces […]

  • Clean Eating Questions

    Is clean eating a weight loss diet? Clean eating is lifestyle, its a permanent way of eating.  A weight loss diet is something you do for a short period of time (let’s say a month or two) in order to lose enough weight to reach a “goal”. After the goal is reached you go back […]

  • Dijon Shrimp Scampi

    p coconut oil (or butter) 2 tablespoons prepared Dijon-style mustard 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 2 pounds medium raw shrimp, shelled, deveined, with tails attached Sauteed method: Saute shrimp and garlic together in coconut oil til mostly cooked. Mix remaining ingredients together and add to pan. […]

  • Bone Broth

    Full of collagen for healthy skin and fuller hair, glucosamine for stronger joints and glutamine to heal your gut.

  • The “Do Not Eat” List

    Baking Soda Baking Powder Corn Starch Corn Syrup Soy Sauce White Flour Diet Soft Drinks Regular Soft Drinks Fruit Juice Table Salt Sugar Store bought mayonnaise Store bought ketchup Store bought mustard Store bought relish Store bought salad dressings Store bought seasonings Artificial sweeteners Artificial Ingredients – if you can’t pronounce an ingredient on a […]

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