As a Registered Dietician I get a lot of questions from friends about what they should be eating, and I’ve heard some pretty crazy things. One friend recently told me that in an effort to lose weight he’s been eating fruits and vegetables exclusively for several weeks. Macronutrients are a vital part of a healthy diet; they alone will not sustain your body. While every body is different in its needs; however, a major component to all balanced diets is protein.
Face it – if we were to list the astonishing array of diet plans offered to the public by various conscientious nutritionists, do-gooders, book publishers, caffeinated TV marketers and outright charlatans, you’d still be reading until tomorrow. Or until you wanted a snack!