Nutrition is just as – if not more – important than movement.
Base your diet on garden vegetables (especially greens), meats, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch, and no sugar. That’s about as simple as it gets, yet not so simple and easy to accomplish. To resist temptation, make a list ahead of time and try to keep your grocery cart to the perimeter of the grocery store. The stuff with long shelf life is suspect. Food is, and should be, perishable.
Next Friday we’ll be exploring macronutrients, what they are and why tracking your protein, carbohydrate and fat intake can help you accomplish your fitness goals.