As kids, we were always told to eat our fruits and vegetables. Sometimes the hope of dessert was taken away if greens remained on our plate. Although healthy foods may have been the enemy of our childhoods, a wholesome diet is essential to overall wellness. As we mentioned in our post on keeping your brain healthy, eating right contributes to good blood flow and provides necessary energy, which keep your body running smoothly. This post will provide tips on how to eat better and cleaner, and why a balanced, nutritious diet can make a world of difference.