Eating more fresh fruit and vegetables with a healthy dose of high quality animal products and plant based protein sources will give you the boy and life you want. EVERY. TIME.
"Nobody got fat eating too many vegetables". Am I right? Vegetables are some of the lowest calorie foods on the planet, so why aren't we eating more of them? Apart from the essential fatty acids that animal products provides us, vegetables and fruits deliver us with all the nutrients and minerals required to achieve and sustain a very high level of health.
Let's take a quick look at some calorie contents of different, commonly consumed vegetables;
Find the perfect balance of protein, salad/vegetables, fruits, plant based foods. Try and eat high quality meats, free range wherever possible, organic/grass fed/pasture fed/wild caught is preferred. With your vegetables, eat primarily organic, where you can, even grow your own.
When you're trying to figure out how many grams of everything you should be eating, work on a 70/30 principle. 70% of your plate should be filled with salad and/or vegetables, and 30% protein of any sort.
Always rotate the vegetables you eat to ensure you're getting a variety of vitamins and minerals from a variety of different coloured vegetables.
Try eating some of your vegetables raw, some cooked. Try changing your snack foods to vegetables.
Try and eat 1 new vegetable every week.
All of these little tips and tricks are a great way to ensure loads of variety in your diet.
Now think of some way you can introduce more vegetables into your diet.