From Dr. Mark Hyman, Author of Eat Fat, Get Thin
“Do you really eat healthy all the time?” “Do you really avoid sugar every day?” Everyone wants to know if I walk the walk! The truth is that I have to. I have about ten jobs, two kids, a dog, a team, weeks of travel at a time…the list goes on and on. In order to keep up with this lifestyle, maintaining optimal health becomes a top priority. Here’s a typical day of eating for me…
I love to have a little Bulletproof Coffee before I do yoga or go for a run in the morning. It contains delicious fats and keeps my energy high. When I get back from working out, I’ll have either a green smoothie or a delicious omelette. Both are low carb options with plenty of healthy proteins + fats.
I usually have to make my lunch quickly since I’m often seeing patients during the day. Sometimes this means a quick salad with some canned wild fatty fish or if I have some ground, grass-fed beef handy, I’ll put this Taco Salad together.
When my family and I are together, we love to cook and connect in the kitchen for dinner. Since I’m traveling so much, this is really rare, and chances are that I’ll pick a healthy farm to table restaurant to enjoy some food at. If I am home, though, I’ll make something yummy with friends and family like these Salmon Salad Wraps.
I snack on homemade trail mix with some nuts and seeds, cacao nibs, and coconut sheds. I also like cut veggies with guacamole, another smoothie or hard boiled eggs. For snacks, I always recommend both protein and fats. It’s the winning combo to keep you satiated longer!
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