3 “Naughty” Foods That Are Good For You
The number one question I get about my 28-day online nutrition program (The Only Nutrition Program You’ll Ever Need) is, “Will I have to give up _____?” Insert “naughty” food here.
I have some really good news for you. Three of your “naughty” foods, aren’t so naughty. (Say “naughty” one more time.)
And I added a bonus number four that will surprise you!
1) Wine. Phew–I heard you say it! 😉
When you choose red wine, preferably organic, and keep it to 1-3 drinks per week or less, there are some tremendous health benefits! Red wine is low glycemic, contains antioxidants, and it warms and invigorates your blood, as we say in Chinese medicine, which essentially means it thins your blood and keeps it moving. Cheers!
2) Meat. For the record, I am not a vegetarian. I love bacon way too much. There, I said it.
Always choose meat that is grass-fed, organic, and humanely treated, and limit your intake of red meat to once a month or less. When choosing salmon, which is an excellent source of omega 3s, always choose wild, not farmed. Including clean meat in your diet offers a wonderful source of complete protein, iron, fat, and blood nourishment.
3) Chocolate. Can I get a hallelujah?
Specifically, cacao. There’s a difference between cacao and cocoa, and, no, it’s not just a typo. 😉 Cacao is low glycemic, packed with nutrients and antioxidants, and can satisfy a chocolate craving in two seconds flat. I love putting cacao nibs in my morning smoothies — yum! If pure cacao isn’t an option, make sure to get at least 70% dark chocolate to enjoy these health benefits.
4) BONUS! Choose your own “naughty” food. Let me explain. No, there is too much. Let me sum up. (Name that movie!)
Any food that feeds your soul and makes you happy is good for you… in moderation. In other words, never tell yourself that you can never have a certain food ever again. That is such a stressful thought!
Stress spikes your blood sugar, causes inflammation in the body and can do far more damage than having a piece of cake.
But what if I can’t do moderation? You ask.
The best way to consume your “naughty” foods in moderation is to eliminate the intense cravings for them.
And the best way to eliminate intense food cravings is to stabilize your blood sugar.
I have coached over 100 people through my extremely effective and highly popular 28-day online nutrition program called The Only Nutrition Program You’ll Ever Need that does just that.
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