Four Star Nutrition

We Help You To Live A Healthy Life

Each day our bodies need certain amounts of nutrients that are found in different foods.

Protein

Builds and maintains body tissues, provides a source of energy and can enhance metabolism. Eat two to three servings, from different sources, every day.

  • It’s found in animal sources like meat, fish, poultry, eggs and dairy products
  • It’s found in plant foods like beans and lentils and soybeans, which unlike animal proteins, have no cholesterol and less fat

Healthy proteins include fish, chicken soybeans and lentils.

Carbohydrates

A major source of fuel for the body that is critical for daily functioning, including exercise.

Healthiest Carbs:

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Whole grains, including whole-grain breads, pastas and cereals and brown rice

Colorful fruits and vegetables also supply needed antioxidants and phytonutrients.

Bad Carbs:

  • Sweets and sugars because they have no fiber, vitamins or minerals

Incorporate Healthy Carbs into Your Diet:

  • Try filling half your plate with salads and vegetables
  • Have fruits and veggies for snacks and use whole-grain breads for sandwiches

Healthy Fats

Fat has several functions in our daily diets.

  • It helps maintains our brains and nervous system
  • Helps absorption of fat-soluble vitamins
  • Adds flavor to foods
  • Keeps our eyes, skin, bones and nails healthy

Healthy Fats Come From:

  • Fish and fish oil
  • Olive oil
  • Nuts
  • Avocado

To Keep Fat Intake Down:

  • Avoid any fried foods
  • Bake, roast, broil or steam your food
  • Go easy on sauces, gravies, salad dressings, mayonnaise, butter and margarine
  • Try low or nonfat versions of foods (e.g. milk, yogurt, spreads, salad dressings and snack foods)
  • Let Formula 1 Nutritional Shake Mix fill you up without filling you out

Incorporate Healthy Fats into Your Diet:

  • Have fish a few times a week
  • Add a handful of nuts or some avocado to a salad
  • Use olive oil sparingly in cooking


Fiber

Fiber is essential for healthy digestion and for keeping the digestive system in balance.

  • It helps to move foods through the digestive tract
  • It is found in vegetables, fruits, beans, oats, whole-grain rice and pasta, whole wheat bread, nuts, seeds and branser is essential for healthy digestion and for keeping the digestive system in balance.
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