Making SMART Choices

To see positive and long lasting changes in your health, performance and appearance you need to make smart food choices. The hard part is knowing what smart choices are.

…Keep it as close to nature as possible

General rule of thumb 

Steer clear of anything that you couldn’t hunt, fish for, dig out of the ground or pull off of a tree. If it’s pretty close to its natural form (and only has one ingredient i.e. chicken) then it’s probably okay, however if it’s highly processed then perhaps it’s not a good choice.

Here’s a table of quality food choices (primarily single ingredients foods), be mindful that this is not an extensive list.

     PROTEIN      FATS      VEG/GREENS      CARBS
  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Fish: Salmon, Tuna, Mackerel, Cod etc
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Nuts
  • Coconut Oil
  • Cheese
  • Butter
  • Lard
  • Eggs
  • Avocado
  • Oily Fish
  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Broccoli
  • Mushrooms
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbage
  • Potato
  • Rice
  • Potato
  • Beans
  • Lentils & Pulses
  • Fruit
  • Chocolate Milk/Glucose (post training)

TIP:

Keep it varied. If you’re always eating chicken as your primary source for protein you’ll get sick of it pretty quick, leading you craving for unhealthy alternatives. You want to keep your meals varied as much as possible.

 

 

 

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