GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Experts say proper nutrition is key to overall health and wellbeing. Eating clean can help you reach your weight loss goals.

It’s a way to eliminate unhealthy substances from your diet, and it involves eating real and whole natural foods in every meal.

Life Time Fitness has developed a “clean label initiative”, which includes removing trans-fat, hydrogenated oils, high-fructose corn syrup, hormones and antibiotics, processed and artificial sweeteners, artificial colors and flavors, artificial preservatives and bleach flour

from your daily diet.

March is National Nutrition Month. Paul Kriegler, registered dietitian at Life Time shared some healthy food examples and to clear the air of common misconceptions involving nutritionals and multivitamins.

Daily Habits To Ensure Proper Nutrition

• Stop eating at 80% full

• Get enough protein, vegetables and fiber

• Eat more frequently

• Control your carbs and stay well hydrated

• Record what you eat and drink today

• Eat the right fats

• Focus on whole foods

• Multivitamin & EFAs every day