Now that we have defined “Healthy” foods in last week's post, what should our plate look like for meals and snacks?
At Living Wellness we follow the recommendations of Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, and researcher Westin A Price. They considered the government’s MyPlate model and took it a step further to create a plate that takes one’s whole body and nutritional needs into account. To nourish all the cells and systems of your body, you need macronutrients (protein, carbs, and fat), micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), water, and healthy bacteria to maintain proper gut balance. The sample plates below are guidelines on how to properly nourish the body.Read More