EARN and RESPECT your body through a plate and not through a pill

Clean eating
The best diet plan follows a strictly balanced approach. We do not encourage crash-diet plans.

We Focus on reclaiming that long-lost relationship with food, while also following a healthy and fit lifestyle. A balanced diet will help you in maintaining your goal weight, increase your immune system and keep heart diseases at bay.

Think about what you can add to your diet, not what you should take away. Start by focusing on getting the recommended 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables each day.

"It sounds like a lot, but it is well worth it because at the same time you are meeting your fiber goals and feeling more satisfied from the volume of food," says chef Laura Pensiero, RD.

You're also less likely to overeat because fruits and vegetables displace fat in the diet. And that's not to mention the health benefits of fruits and vegetables. More than 200 studies have documented the disease-preventing qualities of phytochemicals found in produce, says Pansiero.

Her suggestion for getting more: Work vegetables into meals instead of just serving them as sides on a plate. "I love to take seasonal vegetables and make stir-fries, frittatas, risotto, pilafs, soups, or layer on sandwiches," Pansiero says. "It is so easy to buy a variety of vegetables and incorporate them into dishes."

Starchy vegetables put on the pounds—and low GI fruits take it off.

Eating starchy vegetables—such as peas and corn—can put on the weight, but sticking to high-fiber and low-glycemic fruits and vegetables will help you shed the pounds.

A diet that’s rich in berries, apples, and cauliflower can help stabilize weight and also achieve manageable weight loss, say, researchers. Other weight-losing foods include green, leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, and cruciferous vegetables.

Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health looked at the weight and diets of 133,468 men and women in the Nurses’ Health Study II. Those who ate fruits and non-starchy vegetables reported a half-pound (0.53 lb) weight loss over four years for a daily serving of each fruit or vegetable.
But those who regularly ate starchy vegetables, such as potatoes, peas, and corn, put on up to 2 pounds (lbs) over the four years.

High-fibre and low-glycemic fruits and vegetables also helped prevent obesity and type 2 diabetes, the researchers said.
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