What are SmartCarb and PowerFuel grocery add-ins?
SmartCarb grocery add-ins are carbohydrate sources that register low on the Glycemic Index, and are digested more slowly, helping you to keep fuller longer. They consist of things like brown rice, wheat pasta, grains and fresh fruit, and starchy vegetables such as beans and potatoes. Serving sizes should contain between 80 and 120 calories with at least 1 gram of fiber.
PowerFuel grocery add-ins consist of high-quality proteins that contain essential amino acids, and healthy fats from nuts. They digest slower and help you stay full longer while providing an excellent source of protein. They also contribute to muscle tone which, in conjunction with daily activity, can help you feel strong. PowerFuels consist of items like meat, fish, dairy, and nuts. Serving sizes should contain between 80 and 120 calories with at least 5 grams of protein OR between 80 and 120 calories with at least 8 grams of total fat (with no more than 4 grams of saturated fat).