Viewing Popular Diets through the Macro-Nutrient Lens

Last week we covered an important premise of holistic nutrition. Always strive to eat a properly prepared, nutrient dense, whole foods diet.

We also covered 3 foundations of a holistic healthy lifestyle: the macronutrients of protein, fat and fruit/vegetable carbohydrates. We learned we should strive for a caloric balance of these macronutrients using 40% carbs, 30% protein and 30 % healthy fats. It is through this lens that you can properly assess any eating plan that comes your way.

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