Trying to Eat Clean? The Biggest Mistakes to Avoid
You may have cut out junk food, but don't let these sneaky missteps sabotage your healthy-eating efforts.
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Mistake #6: Agonizing over every bite
"When you eat clean, there can be an overzealousness that comes with it that makes it very stressful," says Gocke. "We have to be careful with our stress levels because they affect our hormones, our microbiome [the mix of bacteria in your colon) and the whole system." Definitely not what you're hoping to achieve with a healthy diet. Ease up if you have a militant approach, and don't worry if a not-so-clean treat makes its way onto your plate every once in a while. "It's great to eat clean, but you also have to live your life
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