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List of Healthy Eating Foods

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In terms of maintaining/building muscle mass and burning fat I can give you a list of 12 healthy eating foods:

01. Almonds and other nuts
02. Beans and legumes (especially lentils, kidney, chickpeas, soy and black)
03. Spinach and other green leafy vegetables
04. Dairy (low or no-fat, and not loaded with sugar such as ice cream)
05. Instant oatmeal (unsweetened)
06. Eggs
07. Turkey and lean meat
08. Natural (unsweetened) peanutbutter
09. Olive oil
10. Whole grain bread/pasta
11. Whey protein (from ricotta cheese or from whey powder)
12. Raspberries

All these foods have a low glycemic index, and also have "good fat", omega 3's, are high in fiber and/or are rich in quality protein. They offer the most nutrition that your body can utilize efficiently without excess fat, sugar and artificial crap that your body doesn't need.
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replied July 23rd, 2007
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I personally love whey in a smoothie. I add bananas, almonds, and milk...yummy!
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replied July 30th, 2007
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Yummy! :)
yogahoneybunny wrote:
I add bananas, almonds, and milk...yummy!
Now that's Yummy! Smile
I would experiment a bit with the milk - adding fresh squeezed orange juice. Smile
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replied February 3rd, 2008
A lot of what you listed our very healthy choices, however, I would buy many of them only organic.

Some of what you listed makes the ewg dirty dozen list of when you should buy organic.

Also, instant oatmeal is not low glycemic and not a good food choice. Real slow cooked oatmeal on the other hand is a very good choice. Sweeten with agave add some walnuts, yum.
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replied July 17th, 2018
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Thank you. A good list. I ruled out meat.
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