Alton Brown’s Four Lists Method for simplifying your diet.

Heather Yamada-Hosley has a great article and link to a video at Lifehacker about how Alton Brown builds his meals based on lists that guide how often he eats certain items.

The four lists are:

  • Daily (whole grains, green tea, fruit, nuts)
  • Three times a week (oily fish, tofu, yogurt, sweet potato)
  • Once a week (alcohol, desserts, red meat, white starch)
  • Never (soda, canned soup, “diet” anything, fast food)

read the whole story here