Who remembers the food pyramid from growing up or Timon and Pumbaa with a wheelbarrow of grains? Did you know the food pyramid has basically been inverted as of 2017? Now switch your brain to week three of your Core class. You are handed your HLS personalized profile and there are 6 nutrients that your body needs, no more, no less: Water; Protein (animal and supplements); Vegetables; Fat; Fruit; Starch. Well within these 6 nutrients, there are 5 food groups. Water of course is “Hydrogen 2 Oxygen 1”. Animal based proteins are lean meat, fish, poultry, eggs and even tofu. Vegetables and fruits are starch resistant carbs. Fat is cheese, nuts, legumes. Starches are bread, cereals, pastas etc. What are some other groupings?
Secret: Knowing your food groups can change up your profile!