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|Subject: ||RE: What is the healthiest diet you could possibly eat? (as a general consensus)|
The healthiest diet is a diet consisting of real, natural food, with enough vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to support the lifestyle in question. Sugars, excessive polyunsaturated fat (high in omega 6), and gluten should be limited as much as possible.
Should consist of
-All meats, with fish high in omega 3 oils being at the top.
-Root vegetables and tubers - (all potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, squash, pumpkin etc.)
-Leafy green veggies
-All other veggies and fruits
- healthy fats low in polyunsaturated fat (which oxidizes easily and causes inflammation) - these fats include coconut oil, butter, animal fat (lard/tallow), and olive oil. These fats are high in either saturated or monounsaturated fat, therefore not prone to oxidize.
- Offal/ organ meats are healthy but many people don't want to eat them
- nuts, chocolate and rice are good in moderation
- Dairy is fine if it is tolerated, but should be from good source.
Keep in mind what is healthy varies depending if you want to lose weight or if you want to avoid getting sick (heart disease). If you want to lose weight obviously limiting carbohydrates would be helpful, but for the active or naturally lean it's not necessary.
The main culprits are excess sugar, vegetable oils, and gluten grains.
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