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While we're firm believers that the key to a healthy and happy diet is to enjoy everything in moderation (yes, we still want that slice of birthday cake), we're well aware that lean protein and veggies trump cheeseburgers and fries in the long run. But, because consuming a well-balanced diet is easier said than done, we took a peek into the food diaries of five nutritionists for some newfound nosh inspiration, and what you read may surprise you.
Forget about celery sticks and water. These nutrition nuts are chowing down on everything from quinoa quiche with turkey sausage and cheddar cheese to pizza — yes, pizza. So, how do they do it while still slipping into their skinny jeans? The answer lies ahead. Remember, your health is your wealth — and this advice is free, dear reader.
Illustrated by Ammiel Mendoza