Basic good diet

 

No matter what health concern you are addressing, a base of a good diet is essential.

 

Water – The rule taught in most health food class is ½ your bodyweight in ounces of water.  Example:  If you weigh 150 pounds 75 ounces of water would be what most herbalist would suggest.

 

Protein – Supply of amino acids and base for muscles.

 

  • Nuts (except peanuts)
  • Seeds
  • Eggs
  • Meat
  • Fish
  • Beams
  • Lentils

Fats – Needed for every cell in the body, bases for hormones, antibodies, nervous system, bones etc.

 

  • Nuts (except peanuts),
  • Seeds
  • Olive oil
  • Borage
  • Hemp
  • Evening primrose
  • Flaxseed
  • Fish oil

 Complex Carbs  and  Simple Carbs derived from:

  • Vegetables  (largest portion of carbs) Asparagus
  • Broccoli
  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Parsley
  • Spinach Beans
  • Beets
  • Celery
  • Green
  • Lettuce,
  • Okra
  • Squash
  • Sweet Potato
  • Zucchini
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Corn
  • Mushrooms (fresh)
  • Olives
  • Peas,
  • Potato (with skins)
  • Tomatoes
  • Beans (string)

Fruits  (decent portion of carbs)

  • Grapefruit
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Mangoes
  • Papayas
  • Watermelon
  • Apples
  • Berries (sweet)
  • Dates
  • Figs
  • Grapes
  • Kiwi
  • Melons
  • Papaya
  • Pears
  • Raisins
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Cherries
  • Oranges
  • Peaches
  • Pineapple
  • Blueberries
  • Cranberries
  • Prunes

Grains  (lesser portion of carbs)

  • Amaranth
  • Millet
  • Quinoa
  • Wild Rice
  • Buckwheat
  • Rye
  • Oats
  • Buckwheat

 

Avoid chemicals and processed foods.

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