Planning menus for optimum health involves eating whole foods for the wide variety of vitamins and minerals, and eating all three macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates and fat) in appropriate portions for steady blood sugar. We refer to the main meal components as protein, whole grains, vegetables and fruits.
We have provided some menus, but also want to give you the tools to plan your own. In this section you will find guidelines including specific ideas for meals and snacks. Use the links for more information about these components, specific food choices and preparation methods for foods used less commonly.
Here are some meal ideas, for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner. We've also included suggestions of foods you can use to alternate, to satisfy your personal preferences.
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