Lifestyle 180’s Recipe for Wellness
Steve Caves, The Unhealthiest American
Follow the Rule of 5
Avoid any and all food products if the first 5 ingredients contain any of the following:
Limit Sodium Intake
Limit daily intake to 1,500 – 2,300mg. High-sodium foods include processed and canned items, frozen items and take-out dining
Never Drink Your Calories
Stick to water, coffee and tea without calories
Five Handfuls of Fruit and Vegetables Daily
Limit starch vegetables such as potatoes, corn, peas, etc to 2 vegetables daily.
Monounsaturated and Polyunsaturated Fats
25% of your daily calories should come from healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats.
Daily intake of fiber should be 35g/day. Fiber is found in whole grain products, legumes, fruits and vegetables.
Focus on lean and plant-based proteins such as wild fish, chicken and turkey breast was well as beans and lentils
Steve may want to consider vitamin D3, DHA and a multi-vitamin per recommendation from a physician