Examples of Proteins, Carbs, and Fats

Protein Foods

  • Beef
  • Pork
  • Lamb
  • Buffalo
  • Venison
  • Eggs
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Turkey
  • Chicken
  • Duck
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Canadian Bacon
  • Cheese

Carbohydrate Foods

  • Breads
  • Pastas
  • Rice
  • Bagels
  • Beans and Peas (these also contain protein)
  • Potatoes
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Beets
  • Corn
  • Carrots
  • Winter Squash
  • All Fruits

Fats

  • Butter
  • Oils
  • Mayonnaise
  • Salad Dressing
  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Avocado

Non-Starchy Veggies

  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Green Beans
  • Zucchini
  • Yellow Squash
  • Leafy Greens including Lettuce and Salad Vegetables
  • Celery
  • Okra
  • Tomatoes (really a fruit!)