- Mark's Daily Apple - http://www.marksdailyapple.com -
My Carb Pyramid
Posted By Mark Sisson On May 17, 2007 @ 5:07 pm In Carbs,Diet,Health,Nutrition,Pictures,Prevention | 25 Comments
It’s not fancy, but it gives you a general idea of my daily diet. This super-veggie routine, supplemented with protein and healty fats, has kept me lean, muscular, strong, and healthy for many years now. (I can whip most guys half my age in a fitness test.)
I generally enjoy mostly raw vegetables, hence my giant daily salad. As I always say, real men eat lettuce. My salad alone usually includes several cups of greens, plus 2 or 3 additional cups of other vegetables like colorful bell peppers, artichokes, asparagus, and tomatoes. Dinner is often a stir fry or steamed vegetables with some fish or chicken. I also enjoy grass-fed beef. I’m not really a pasta or pizza guy. I genuinely love fresh, unprocessed food.
I eat DHA-enhanced organic eggs several days a week, often with spinach or tomatoes. I’m not a big breakfast person so some days I miss them. At lunch, I top my salads with wild salmon, smoked salmon, tuna, turkey – I’m a meat eater that favors animal protein. I eat plenty of lean animal and plant proteins at each meal, and several servings of healthy fats like avocados and olive oil, too. I also eat a little organic butter, organic full-fat yogurt (such as Greek yogurt), and sometimes a little kefir or cheese. I am not a snacker, though I do enjoy berries, raw almonds and my protein shake, Responsibly Slim  (I toss in a banana, berries, and sometimes flaxseeds).
It seems to work for me . Not bad for a retired athlete!
Best of MDA 
Article printed from Mark's Daily Apple: http://www.marksdailyapple.com
URL to article: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/carb-pyramid/
URLs in this post:
 Start Here: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/welcome-to-marks-daily-apple/?utm_source=mda_wwsgd&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=mda_wwsgd_start_here
 Primal Blueprint 101: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/primal-blueprint-101/?utm_source=mda_wwsgd&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=mda_wwsgd_pb_101
 free weekly newsletter: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/subscribe-to-blog/?utm_source=mda_wwsgd&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=mda_wwsgd_newsletter
 books: http://primalblueprint.com/categories/Store/Books-and-Media/?utm_source=mda_wwsgd&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=mda_wwsgd_books
 support options: http://primalblueprint.com/categories/Store/Services/?utm_source=mda_wwsgd&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=mda_wwsgd_services
 supplements: http://primalblueprint.com/categories/Store/Supplements/?utm_source=mda_wwsgd&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=mda_wwsgd_supplements
 Responsibly Slim: http://www.primalnutrition.com/r_slim.php
 It seems to work for me: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/pictures/
 Best of MDA : http://www.marksdailyapple.com/category/best-of-mda/
 raw vegetables: http://technorati.com/tag/raw+vegetables
 food pyramid: http://technorati.com/tag/food+pyramid
 DHA enhanced organic eggs: http://technorati.com/tag/DHA+enhanced+organic+eggs
 food weaknesses: http://technorati.com/tag/food+weaknesses
 grass fed beef: http://technorati.com/tag/grass+fed+beef
 sprouted-grain bread: http://technorati.com/tag/sprouted-grain+bread
 natural foods: http://technorati.com/tag/natural+foods
Copyright © 2009 Mark's Daily Apple. All rights reserved.