Nutrition tips - Food weight equivalent to calorie count: AVOID empty calories! The key point is the amount of Nutrients (specially Phytochemicals) per 200 calories. Broccoli and Mini Peppers probably have the most nutrients on this list.
This is an excellent way to judge plate portions. Portion control is critical to long term weight control and optimized health. Check out my book on the subject. " the Pastorella Family Health Basics Weight Loss System"
BMI CHART: The definitions of normal, overweight, and obese were established after researchers examined the BMIs of millions of people and correlated them with rates of illness and death. Use your height to find a weight that's in a healthy range.
Pics of a transformation from eating a standard diet of animal products to a raw vegan diet with lots of high carb RAW fruits n veggies :) Thirty pounds lost and gained great Health and a clear conscience.