Extremely helpful article! I really love the breakdown of macro nutrients as well as the food suggestions 🙂
Will DEFINITELY, use this as a reference! Thank you for sharing!
Nutrition Rules For Eating Clean
Nutrition Rules: An Overview
- 18% Healthy Fats
- 27% Lean proteins
- 55% Complex Carbs
- 35% Greens
- 20% Starch
2-3 Servings Daily
Gram for gram, about 18% of your diet should come from healthy fats. Healthy fats can be found in fish, nuts, seeds, and certain oils. There are two types of fatty acids: omega-3 and omega-6.
- Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in fish (such as salmon), flaxseed, and algae.
- Omega-6 fatty acids can be found in olive, sunflower, and safflower oil, peanuts, walnuts, and soybeans.
The ideal diet is abundant in omega-3 long chain fatty acids (EPA & DHA) and lower in omega-6 linolenic acid (LA) seed oils. Omega-6 is pro-inflammatory while omega-3 is neutral which means that the more omega-3 you eat, the less omega-6 will be available to the tissues to produce inflammation. There is no set ratio of omega-3 to…
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