"Convenience food can be one of our biggest downfalls. First step is a kitchen makeover; clear out all processed foods. Foods that can last months in our cabinets have so many preservatives they'd probably also survive a nuclear holocaust! Do you want that in your body?" Bushard asks.
To avoid mindless overeating, focus on this mantra from Albers: "Eat food with purpose, on purpose. In other words, pinpoint what function this food has—filling hunger, looks fun to eat, is part of a healthy meal."