“I’ve started eating clean,” my client reported with pride. While I understood what he meant, I decided to play devil’s advocate.
“What were you eating before… filthy food from the floor?”
“Do you actually think food in wrappers is dirty?”
“Are you concerned that processed food is filled with dirt?”
Clearly, the phrase “eating clean” is a bit too trendy for me. It implies that commercially prepared foods are unfit for human consumption. Not quite true. Some commercially prepared and processed foods are indeed healthier than others; for example, munching on baked corn chips is preferable to eating fried cheese puffs. But processed/canned kidney beans and tuna fish, Wheaties from a box, frozen broccoli, ZING Bars in wrappers, and numerous other foods that come pre-wrapped add to our ability to consume a wide variety of highly nourishing and wholesome foods. Continue Reading