DIETARY AND NUTRITION TIPS

ELLEN FEDERICO, President of the EVENT GROUP INC., said “More importantly, I felt better physically than I have in a long time. I had more energy and slept like a lamb. I also noticed that I was not retaining water due to the low salt content in the food.”

DIET RATIO

40% of your calories from Carbohydrates/ 30% of your calories from Protein / 30% of your calories from Favorable Fats.

CARBOHYDRATES

Seems that carbohydrate is becoming a bad word in today’s diets. Carbohydrates are a necessity in a well balanced diet. We choose to use more favorable carbohydrates found in fruits and leafy green vegetables and monitor the portion size of the less favorable carbohydrates such as food with a high starch or sugar content.

PROTEIN

Just paying attention to the types of proteins you eat can helps greatly with losing weight. While we never rule out any ingredient the majority of our menus contain lean Proteins such as Fish, Seafood, Chicken , Turkey , Tofu, Egg Whites, Lean Beef, Lamb and Pork.

FATS

Favorable Fats are the order of the day for a healthy menu. When you are adding fat to your diet it is best to use favorable fats like Olive Oil, Canola Oil or even Fresh Butter.

FOODS AND INGREDIENTS

TO STAY AWAY FROM WHILE DIETING: Sugar, Pasta, Rice, Bread, Cereals, Juice and Caffeinated Beverages

FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

TO STAY AWAY FROM WHILE DIETING: Mangos, Papaya, Pineapple, Banana, Figs, Prunes, Corn, Potatoes and Carrots

ALCOHOL

No alcohol is good while you are on a diet. How ever if you are going to have a glass or two, we like RED WINE. It is best if you put some food in your stomach first to slow down the absorption in to the blood stream

GLYCEMIC INDEX

The Glycemic Index is a scale that can be used by dieters to help determine which Carbohydrates are best in your diet. The lower the number on the glycemic index the more diet friendly.