Low Fat Low Carb Diets Pose A Big
Neither low fat or low carb diets are good for the body. The best approach to nutrition is eating a well balanced plant based diet.
The body needs the proper amount of carbs, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals and water to maintain homeostasis or balance.
Low Carb Low Fat High Protein Diets Stress the Body and Introduce Disease
Having to much or little of either nutrient causes imbalance and sets up the body for disease.
Too much of any nutrient and the body will store it into fat, and if the body is not getting enough of a certain nutrient, it will begin shutting down, one system at a time.
Maintaining the Body Requires a Balanced Approach to Nutrition
A proper diet consists of a balanced amount of protein, carbs, fat and other nutrients
Tips to a balanced diet include
- Eat small – four to six times a day, try to get as many fruits and vegetables in as possible. You only need to eat grains and starchy vegetables once per day.
- When it comes to protein, one serving of lean fish, or chicken per day is deal, try to avoid eating too many animal products as it will greatly affect cholesterol and arterial wall health.
- Drink 3 liters of filtered water per day
- Limit alcohol consumption, alcohol deteriorates muscle mass
Maintaining the endocrine system and thyroid do this is by eating the right fats
It is critical to ingest fats that are carcinogenic.
Carcinogenic fats disrupt the endocrine system and this causes a host of problems in the human biome.
The fats we want to ingest are great from these sources
- Fat from Fresh Vegetables, Sea Vegetables have a high amount of highly oleic fatty acids
- Fresh Nuts and Seeds in Moderation
- Wild Caught Sustainably Harvested Fish
Carbohydrates need to be the biggest source of calories in our diet
Carbohydrates maintain cellular respiration and are apart of every system in the body.
The quality of carbohydrate is where it counts. Avoid starchy carbohydrates such as they cause adipose tissue build up
When we eat starchy carbohydrates, the body signals mechanisms to start fat storage mode. No matter how fit someone is, this is impossible to avoid.
Really fit individuals store brown fat, which is different, and I will be discussing this on a later article.
Avoid the Starchy Carbohydrates as they are empty calories.
- White Russet, Yellow Potatoes
- White Rice
- Refined Starches
- Avoid Anything Pre Packaged, Most are Carcinogenic
Try and eat as many of these Fruits and Vegetables
- Beans, Legumes
- Dark Leafy Vegetables, Spring Mix, Kale, Spinach, Arugula Etc
- Raw or Cooked Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Cucumbers,
- Sweet Potatoes, Squash, Eggplant in Moderation
- Fresh Herbs, and Spices(Incorporate the at Every Meal Blue Zone)
- Apples, Berries, Bananas, Grapes, Stone Fruit, in Moderation
Eating right is a great start, to have a good quality of life it is critical to exercise. QiGong Guides the way