Choose QUALITY Carbs/Proteins/Fats at each meal.

The key to success in health is not just in the RATIO of the Carbs, Proteins and Fats that you choose for each meal. It is also in QUALITY of these nutrients.

CARBOHYDRATES  

CHOOSE

Vegetables, Legumes, Dried Beans, Brown Rice, Whole Grains  (Properly Prepared =Sprouted Soaked) (Gluten Free for some people)

(In Moderation) Fruit, Raw Honey, Maple Syrup, Freshly Squeezed Juices

AVOID

White Sugar, Fruit Juice, Corn Syrup

Bread, White Rice, Pasta, Chips

PROTEINS

CHOOSE

Free Range, Organic Eggs / Grass-Fed Poultry & Beef / Wild Caught Seafood/ Whole, Raw, Full Fat Organic Dairy (or the highest quality Organic Dairy you can get)

AVOID

SOY, Processed Whey Protein Powders, “All-Natural” Non-Organic Meat, Farmed Seafood

 FAT

CHOOSE

(Note:  These oils are delicate and can be damaged by heat and made rancid = clogged arteries.  However, in pure form they are needed by our bodies and are best utilized in cold uses.  Look for Organic, Extra-Virgin and Cold-Pressed oils when purchasing!)

Unsaturated:

Olive Oil, Sesame Oil, Nut Oils (walnut, pecan, macadamia etc), Flaxseed Oil, Avocado, Nuts & Seeds (including nut and seed butters)

Saturated: (These hold up the BEST when heated and they truly nourish your body!)

Non-Animal Fats/Organic/Unrefined Sources:   

Coconut Oil, Palm Oil

Animal Fats/Pasture Raised/Grass-Fed/ Organic Sources:

Butter, Bacon Fat, Ghee, Lard, Tallow, Lamb Fat, Chicken Fat, Duck Fat, Full Fat Dairy, Eggs

AVOID – HOT OR COLD USES:

Trans fats/Man-Made: Margarine, Hydrogenated, Partially Hydrogenated, Fake Buttery Spreads in tubs (even Earthbalance)

Canola Oil (rapeseed oil), Corn Oil, Safflower Oil, Vegetable Oil, Soybean Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Sunflower Oil, Rice Bran Oil

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