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How to create a Body-for-LIFE meal:

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1. A portion is the size of a deck of playing cards, the size of your closed fist or the palm of your hand for all solid foods.
2. One cup for all liquids.

How to create a Body-for-LIFE meal:

1
Protein
Choose a portion of lean protein
Chicken breast
Ground turkey
Fish
Steak
2
Carbohydrates
Choose a portion of complex carbohydrates
Small baked potato
Sweet potato
½ cup of brown rice
2 slices of whole-wheat bread
3
Vegetables
Add a portion of vegetables to at least two meals each day
Broccoli
Asparagus
Lettuce
Carrots
4
Essential fats
Consume one tablespoon of unsaturated oil daily or three portions of salmon per week
Avocado
Sunflower seeds
Cold-water fish
Natural peanut butter
5
Water
Drink at least 10 glasses of water each day.
Drink a glass of water with every meal and during workouts.