Clean Food Choices

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in Nutrition | 0 comments

Veggies

LEAN PROTEIN

Grass fed beef, organic poultry, eggs from free-range cage-free chickens

HEALTHY FATS

Raw nuts, seeds (no peanuts), macadamia nuts, freshly ground flaxseed, olive oil, olives, flaxseed oil, cod liver oil, avocado, coconut milk, almond milk, almond butter

 

HIGH FIBER CARBS

Squash (acorn, butternut, winter), artichokes, leeks,
lima beans, okra, pumpkin, sweet potato or yam, turnips, legumes (black lentils, adzuki beans, cow peas, chick peas, french beans, kidney beans, lentils, mung beans, navy beans, pinto beans, split peas, white beans, yellow beans), brown rice, quinoa, hummus, millet

 

FRUIT GLYCEMIC INDEX

Low GI: Blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, elderberries, raspberries, strawberries, sour green appleModerate GI: Cherries, pears, apricots, melons, oranges, peaches, plums, grapefruit, pitted prunes, apples, avocados, kiwi, lemons, limes, nectarines, tangerines, passion fruit, persimmons, pomegranatesHigh GI: (avoid during weight loss except after a workout) Bananas, pineapples, grapes, watermelon, mango, papaya

 

NON-STARCHY VEGETABLES

Arugula, asparagus, bamboo shoots, bean sprouts, beet greens, bell peppers, broad beans, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, cassava, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chayote fruit, chicory, chives, collard greens, cucumber, jicama (raw), jalapeño peppers, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, mushrooms, mustard greens, onions, parsley, radishes, eggplant, endive, fennel, garlic, ginger root, green beans, hearts of palm, radicchio, snap beans, snow peas, shallots, spinach, spaghetti squash, summer squash, swiss chard, tomatoes, turnip greens, watercress

 

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