EP131 The Secret to Eating Healthy is a Simple One
Before you start thinking, “But Keith! But Keith!”, just hear me out. The concept of eating healthy has been made to feel complicated but it’s actually very, very simple.
KC: Welcome to The Business of Life Podcast. My name is Keith Callahan, your host. And this morning, I want to talk to you about eating healthy. And I’m going to start with a huge disclaimer. I am by no means a nutritionist. I am by no means the physical specimen because I’m eating healthy all the time. But I do understand the concept of food and the concept of eating healthy. I know that there’s going to be tons of critics on this message because there’s going to be all those “But Keith, but Keith, but Keith”.
Here’s what I like to do in life. I like to focus on making things extremely simple. And there’s nothing that has been made more complicated and in all honesty, the complications are absurd than healthy eating. Healthy eating is simple, simple, simple. Single ingredient foods. Done. That’s it. That’s healthy eating. Simple ingredient foods, fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains, seeds, meats, eggs, fish. It’s all food that is grown. And here’s the second part to it grown naturally.
So the best stuff that you can get is local, locally grown, organic stuff from farm to table type of stuff. The more processing and packaging it goes through and the more that it’s messed with. The nutrients are compromised and then you know especially if it’s non-organic and all these pesticides, all these other stuffs added into it, hormones and all that stuff.
But here’s the solution to a healthy diet, right? That’s it, single ingredient foods. And you can mix them up a little bit. You can take a piece of fish or a piece of chicken or something like that and you can add herbs and spices. You know that’s all good. But once we start getting into packaged foods, boxed foods, preservatives like all that stuff like you just get further and further. And don’t get me wrong like so I don’t eat that way all the time. But I know that when it’s time for me like when I need to rein in my diet, when I’m not feeling good, when I’m not on the top of my game, when I gained a little bit of weight.
Like it’s just simple. I’ll eat healthy food, simple food and I’ll eat till I’m not hungry anymore. Like when you’re eating single ingredient foods, your body will tell you when you’re hungry and when you’re not. You’re body is also going to tell you, “Go get that apple.” “Go get that banana.” “Oh, you need vegetables.” You could use a little bit more approaching like your body tells you this stuff. We don’t need this insane calculated out thing unless you’re going for a specific goals. But for me, I’m a 39-year-old dude who is looking to be healthy and vibrant and feel good. I don’t need this insanely complicated diet. Nobody does. We just need to eat healthy single ingredient foods.
And the one caveat to that and I know that a lot of people are saying the buts with this. But I’m gluten-free. But I have this intolerance but I have that– OK, so just remove that. That’s like crazy simple. “I can’t eat beans.” “OK, don’t eat beans. There are a million of other things that you can eat.” “I don’t eat meat.” “OK, don’t eat meat. But eat everything else single ingredient foods.” Make sense? Simple.
So, again, I like to keep things simple in my life. That’s how when I want to dial in my diet, that’s all I do. Put the packaged stuff away.
All right, have a beautiful, beautiful day and see you on the next episode. Peace!
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