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What is JERF and how can I do it?


What is JERF and how do I do it?

To #JERF is to ‘just eat real food’.

A lot of people still seem to be confused as to exactly what constitutes as JERFing. We thought we’d clear up a few things (and include some recipes to prove the point!).

1. KISS (keep it simple, stupid).

2. Avoid store-bought sauces.

3. Shop at local farmers markets.

  • Always, always try and eat local whenever possible.
  • And eat fruit and veg that’s in season (and cheap!).

4. Eat what you can see and name.

  • Keep it simple when you’re dining out – don’t order foods you can’t identify!
  • Same goes for things on the back of food labels.
  • That goes for avoiding anything with numbers in the ingredients list, too.

5. Eat real superfoods.

6. Eat like it’s 1934.

7. Domesticate yourself.

  • Cooking is without a doubt the absolute best way to #JERF.
  • It means you know what’s going into your food and it’s a skill you will keep for a lifetime. Like riding a bike, only… food.
  • Learning how to cook is one of the best skills people have found they’ve gained while on our I Quit Sugar: 8-Week Program.

8. Grow your own.

9. Stick to the edges.

  • And by that we mean stick to the edges of the grocery stores and supermarkets.
  • That’s generally where all of the fridges and fresh food is kept.

10. Eat everything.

  • Why would you juice and remove the good fibre, nutrient-dense parts of your food?
  • Don’t chuck out the trimmings on your meat or the daggy veggies either.

11. Bulk up.

12. Don’t feed the bin.

Check out all the other ways you can #JERF.

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