Healthy Plate: Protein

Another important portion of the healthy plate is the 1/4 allocated for protein. I cannot emphasise how important protein is for our health and wellbeing. what is Protein?and why is it important? "If your body was a house, the bricks that form its walls are the amino acids you get from digesting protein. The cement … Continue reading Healthy Plate: Protein

Healthy Plate: Vegetables

We are often told to "eat more vegetables" or "eat the rainbow" but I find these advice too vague and thus rather unhelpful. Here are some more specific guidelines I have learnt and implemented. The 3 Major Groups of Vegetables From Dr. Terry Wahls's Wahl's Protocol [1], the emphasis is on low-sugar / low-starch vegetables … Continue reading Healthy Plate: Vegetables

Planning a Healthy Plate

Here is a simple image I like to give to clients to teach them how to plan a healthy meal. The foods here are only examples, not meant to show how much of each to eat at one time. [1] The basic rules are: Have at least 1/2 your meal filled with Vegetables Divide the … Continue reading Planning a Healthy Plate