So the original idea for trying to follow "Food Rules" for a year kind of petered out. Since it's the beginning of the year, I'm thinking it's a perfectly good time to go ahead and kick things off for a second shot. This time I can use what I've learned to refine my particular rules.
1) Eat food.
-whole food products as often as possible.
-aim for low ingredient lists (5-7).
-local source when able.
-avoid foods which add things in which should be there all ready.
2) Mostly plants.
-Meat once daily.
-Enjoy the pretty green veggies.
-Grains are perfectly fine.
3) Not too much.
4) Do not set up for failure.
-Protein supplement as needed. Look to find one with minimal ingredients. This was a BIG problem for me when I tried this before. So I'm going to add it to my rules.
-Fish oil caps.
-Greens supplement as needed.
-Green tea is my friend.
5) Break the rules 10% of the time.
Simple- not easy. So with that, off we go.