Most Diets Boil Down to: Eat More Vegetables

There is so much controversy about the right diet for optimum health and fitness and it seems like the rules are constantly changing… …The truth is that they are all variants of the “eat more vegetables” diet, which in my opinion, is the only diet that has ever been proven to really work.

Source: How To Get Fit Even When You Hate Exercise

That said:

  • You can have all the vegetables in the world, pour on the cheese sauce and high calorie salad dressings on and still be just as bad as your average fast food consumer.
  • Volume/calories: portion control can be a factor.  I used to “reward” myself by eating after a workout – at best, I was just “eating it all back”.