Protein, as we all know, is needed for proper muscle growth and repair. In addition it helps the slow release of carbs into the bloodstream preventing sudden sugar spikes. On a typical diet plan, protein is almost always sourced from meat but what would one do on a plant based diet?
Carbs, in general, have long been criticized by dieters and nutrition experts of all sorts. However, the problem lies not with carbs but the stage of refining and processing that they go through before they are ready for consumption.
Clean eating is a concept where you only eat food the way nature delivered it. That means staying away from all refined and processed foods and consuming only what is the closest to food in its whole, natural form. It is not a diet program but a lifestyle approach to food and the way it is prepared.