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These Food Enthusiasts Know What It Really Means To 'Eat Clean' (Photos)

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It seems like everyone is pretty into clean eating these days.

In fact, it's almost impossible to make it through an entire day without hearing at least one person brag about their oppressive juice cleanse or miserable, carb-less "clean diet."

Don't get me wrong. I think it's important to eat healthy (most of the time).

But there is no need to broadcast your obsession with clean eating on social media and clog up our Instagram feeds with fitspo photos of your depressing kale salad.

You know how the saying goes, you can't spell the word diet without "die," and quite frankly, I'm pretty sure I would rather be dead than go on a "clean" diet that makes me give up pizza and grilled cheese for the rest of my life.

So we set out to refine the meaning of "clean eating" by rounding up a bunch of food porn enthusiasts who know how to live without calorie restrictions and eat to the fullest.

Take a look at the pictures below to see a how clean eating should really be done.

Time for a little Paleo-approved snack.

Finally figured out this whole "clean eating" thing.

Crossfit? I thought you said crust-fit.

I'm on the SEEfood diet. I see food, and I eat it.

Blueberry waffles count as fruit, right?

My dinner consisted of easy mac with a side of frozen blueberry waffles.#cleaneating #vegan #paleo — Paige Kenney (@Pekenney) November 2, 2015

A liquid smoothie cleanse is a great way to detox.

I can't go to Taco Bell, I'm on an all-carb diet.

It's important to start the day off with a balanced breakfast...

...but if you do-nut have time, you can always grab a healthy snack on-the-go.

No regrets.

Just ordered a Philly cheese steak, banana cream pie and a gigantic skinny mocha #cleaneating — Lauren Clinnick (@laurclinn) November 2, 2015

French fries are made from potatoes. Potatoes are vegetables. Vegetables are good for you.

 

 

My clean eating diet limits me to one alcoholic beverage a day.

Frozen yogurt is much healthier than ice cream, right?

I'm into flexible dieting AKA seeing if my mouth is flexible enough to fit around this burger.

Yeah, I'm into clean eating and fitness. Fittin' this whole pizza in my mouth.

i was supposed to start my clean eating today but i just ate an entire pepperoni pizza — mia (@thehelbig) November 2, 2015

I get my veggies by eating eight servings of carrot cake per day.

All about those gainz.

Cheers to drinking milk for strong bones!

Yep, totally dominating this clean diet.

Just has four crossiants for breakfast - clean eating — em (@Afternoonbooker) November 2, 2015