Kelly Rowland may sing about “Dirty Laundry,” but when it comes to her diet, she prefers to eat clean. In addition to working out five to six times a week, the Grammy Award-winning songstress swears by the 80/20 rule: she feeds her toned physique, sleek abs and glowing skin nutrient-rich, whole foods 80% of the time and indulges in what she really wants to eat (usually the not-no-healthy foods, like sweets) 20% of the time. This way of eating isn’t really dieting, but more like a lifestyle change.
If the results of Kelly’s labor have motivated you to eat healthier, here are three tips to help incorporate her 80/20 rule into your own lifestyle.
Taste the rainbow.
Yes, just like the Skittles tagline, except instead of candy, your plate should be full of colorful fruits and vegetables. Upgrade fruits and vegetables from side dish status to the main entrée. Red peppers…green kale…purple eggplant – how many colors can you combine in a single meal? It will be fun to find out! Try to buy organic fruits and vegetables when possible.