When people ask for the single best dietary tip for optimal leanness, energy and sustained mental focus, it’s simple, try the Poliquin Meat and Nuts Breakfast. Clients of all backgrounds rave about the increased mental acuity and focused energy they derive from this food combination. Eating meat for breakfast allows for a slow and steady rise in blood sugar. The nuts provide a great source of healthy fats that allow blood sugar to remain stable for an extended period of time.
Benefits of Meat and Nuts
Virtually everyone who switches to the Poliquin Meat and Nuts Breakfast reports benefits including:
- improved mental clarity
- increased energy
- better appetite control
- reduced cravings throughout the day.
Besides ensuring a very slow and constant rise in blood glucose levels, the biggest reason to try the Poliquin Meat and Nuts Breakfast is how it positively affects the neurotransmitters dopamine and acetylcholine. These neurotransmitters increase drive, commitment, and pleasure. Fat loss and muscle gains are also easier when making this one simple change to your diet.
Multiple studies on employee productivity show that high-protein breakfasts improve energy and focus in the workplace. Meat and nuts is good for kids too: Studies show children’s attention patterns are better and the positive effect extends into the late afternoon.
Another advantage of this system is that is reduces the development of food sensitivities, which are known to increase the stress hormone cortisol. Because the meat and nuts breakfast rotates the protein source, you reduce the risk that your body will develop antibodies to proteins that are eaten frequently. It not uncommon to have intolerances to beef, eggs, whey, casein, tuna, and oatmeal-all the basic bodybuilding staples.
Sample Meat and Nuts Breakfast
Here is a sample 5-day rotation of the meat and nuts breakfast.
Organic tea, coffee or herbal infusions are permissible; milk, juice or other liquids are not allowed. For coffee or tea, you can add cream (from pasture-raised cows), but no artificial creamers. You may also season the meat with herbs and spices but no sauces. You can also add vegetables.
- 1-2 buffalo or bison patty
- 1 handful of macadamia nuts
- 4-8 oz. smoked wild caught salmon
- 1 handful of cashew nuts
- 1-2 grass-fed beef patty
- 1 handful of almonds
- 1-2 can of sardines
- 1 handful of brazil nuts
- 1-2 chicken breasts
- 1 handful of pumpkin seeds
What if you are allergic to nuts?
If you are allergic to nuts, replace them with the following low glycemic/low fructose fruits:
Whenever possible, choose organic fruit to avoid your exposure to pesticides. Lastly, try taking a teaspoon to a tablespoon of quality fish oil to mitigate the insulin response even more. Fish oil will also ensure top-level concentration.