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Happy Anniversary! Reflections on a year of clean and healthy eating

August marks a year of clean and healthy eating for Kurt and me.  Happy One Year Anniversary to us!  When I asked him why he thinks we have been so successful, he said that we have each other to motivate us and keep us on track.  So true.  His words remind me of the biblical verse Ecclesiastes 4:9-10:
Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up.  
If you were to ask me what tips I could share with others on getting started with a healthier lifestyle, I’d say a few things.  And here they are in no particular order.
oMake up your mind that this is a lifestyle and not a quick fix. oMake a commitment to clean eating by cleaning out your cupboard of junk and processed foods. oMake time to educate yourself on health and nutrition.  Ultimately the best diet is going to be one you will enjoy and maintain.  And that means making informed decisions about healthy food to incorporate into your breakfast, lunch, din…