Knowing what to eat and what not to eat can be challenging for a trainee. It's almost the most challenging thing to do in training. Faced with a refrigerator full of food or a bar on the floor loaded with weight, which presents more decisions? The bar is simple - pick it up, get stronger. The fridge, well...
So here are seven simple habits to follow. They aren't the end-all be-all of diet advice. Some workable and effective eating patterns ignore some of these. But if you're not sure where to start, start here. Follow these habits and you'll be starting on a good road to eating properly.
Dr. John Berardi's "The 7 Rules of Good Nutrition."
If that's not sufficient for you, I'll point you to Rule #1 and Rule #2 of Andy "Jungledoc"'s The Road to Fitness blog.
Good eating to you! Now, go have breakfast.