Everyone knows that eating plants is crucial to health and fitness. Yet many people just don’t like vegetables. That’s why we recruited our top two food magicians and they created this simple 3-step formula for loving your veggies. Trust us, it’s converted even the most hardcore veggie-phobes.
Whether Paleo or vegan, fasting or “feed-often”, Mediterranean or New Nordic, almost all “health-conscious diets” agree on one thing:
You should eat your greens.
Naturally, we’re in an agreement here at Precision Nutrition. Yet there’s something even more important that should never be ignored.
Many clients “just don’t like vegetables.”
Faces contorted, they recount difficult memories of plant-inflicted pain.
“School cafeteria Brussels sprouts scarred me for life.”
“I don’t know how to cook vegetables. Mom microwaved everything.”
“Broccoli? You mean stinky socks? Gross.”
Here’s the great news.
Despite past experiences (and unique taste preferences) almost anyone can learn to love their 5-a-day with this easy 3-step formula. It creates flavor combos that balance out bitterness and taste delicious.
If you’re looking to improve your own veggie intake, download the formula for your printer or tablet and stick it to your fridge for quick reference.
If you’re a health and fitness pro, please share this infographic with your clients… whether they’re veggie-newbies or greens-loving veterans.
Again, to remind yourself (or clients) to step outside the plant-food comfort zone, you can download a printable or tablet-friendly version of this infographic.
Also, for a complete explanation of this infographic (with scientific references) check out our accompanying article, “What to do when you don’t like vegetables.”
Want more strategies for fine-tuning your nutrition?
Establishing a nutrition plan that aligns with your unique health and fitness goals can sometimes be trickier than it seems.
That’s why, here at Precision Nutrition, we work closely with our coaching clients to help them find an eating program that’s right for them and their lives.
It’s also why, through our Level 1 and Level 2 Certification programs, we give health and fitness professionals (or folks thinking about becoming one) the knowledge and skills they need to help their own clients in the same way.