Clean Eating and Gluten Free Diet

Clean eating means to eat food the way nature intended. It is not a diet, it is consuming and preparing food in its most natural state. By consuming clean food, your body will stay energized and keep burning calories effectively all day long

For those that suffer from gluten sensitivity or have Celiac Disease it is vital to follow a gluten-free diet, unfortunately, most gluten-free prepared food products are loaded with starches, refined sugars, and unhealthy fats to make them taste better

Three rules of clean eating are, choose unrefined over-refined foods, whole natural foods over processed foods and eat healthy fats such as cold pressed oils, avocados and nut butter over margarine and vegetable shortening

Here are seven core principles of following a clean gluten-free diet


Eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. There are many ways of incorporating fresh fruit and vegetables into everyday meals such as chia pudding with berries, healthy salads, soups and vegetable sides


Eat lean proteins, which include nuts, seeds, peas, eggs, dry beans and seafood. When choosing meat and poultry choose lean cuts whenever possible





Include healthy complex carbohydrates with each meal, they are found in foods such as sweet potatoes, yams, quinoa, brown rice and beans





Dairy is considered non-clean with the exception to raw milk and pure coconut milk. There are some nut milk, hemp and rice milk that may be considered as clean but read the ingredients and make sure there are no additives






Eat when you are hungry, that means eat six small meals throughout the day. By eating throughout the day, it will prevent you from overeating and keep your blood sugar steady keeping your energy up during the day



Buy organic whenever possible, to avoid harmful pesticides, chemical fertilizers, genetically modified products, antibiotics and growth hormonesDrink plenty of purified water. Roughly 60% of the body is made up of water. Water maintains fluid balance in the body, which helps transport nutrients in the body, digest food and regulate body temperature