Healthy carbohydrates should comprise 40% of your diet. 25% should be in the form of low glycemic vegetables lightly cooked or raw and 1-3 piece of fruit per day. There are good carbsand bad carbs and learning to discern the difference is taught. Some individuals can tolerate gluten and whole
grains while others can’t.
In the event you are sensitive to gluten, a Paleo style approach is used with carbohydrates.Healthy fat should comprise 30% of your diet; and for some individuals it may be a larger part of the diet. Healthy fat triggers hormones of satiation thereby reducing overall caloric intake. Proper fatty acids are imperative to good health. Coconut oil, olive oil, nuts and seeds and butter from grass fed cows are healthy sources of fat.