More Top Ten Foods! Wa Hooo!

I couldn’t help but post this.

A little while ago Tom Venuto posted a few top ten lists and they are excellent. Seeing as how my Top Ten Super Foods post was so popular, I figured I’d share his as well. They’re listed here but you should really, really, really go check out his blog and then go read the entire site. Seriously – talk about a wealth of information! He is Smart Man with Big Muscles! Listen good, ya hear!?

Top Tens A la Tom Venuto:

Tom Venuto’s 10 top starchy carb and grains

1. Oatmeal (old fashioned)
2. Yams (almost same as sweet potatoes
3. brown rice (love basmati, a long grain aromatic rice)
4. Sweet potatoes
5. Multi grain hot cereal (mix or barley, oats, rye titricale and a few others)
6. White potatoes (glycemic index be damned!)
7. 100% whole wheat bread
8. 100% whole wheat pasta
9. Beans (great for healthy chili recipes)
10. Cream of rice hot cereal

Tom Venuto’s Top 10 top vegetables

1. broccoli
2. asparagus
3. spinach
4. salad greens
5. tomatoes
6. peppers (green and red)
7. onions
8. mushrooms
9. cucumbers
10. Zucchini
Tom Venuto’s top 10 lean proteins

1. Egg whites
2. Whey protein (protein powder supplement)
3. Chicken Breast
4. Salmon (wild alaskan)
5. Turkey Breast
6. Top round steak (grass fed beef)
7. Flank Steak (grass fed beef)
8. Cod Fish
9. Bison/Buffalo
10. Rainbow Trout

Tom Venuto’s top 10 fruits

1. Grapefruit
2. Apples
3. Blueberries
4. Canteloupe
5. Oranges
6. Bananas
7. Peaches
8. Grapes
9. Strawberries
10. Pineapple

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  1. I love the guy. I need to print this out and hang it on my fridge.

  2. That meant to say that I like, and regularly eat, almost all the foods on that list. That is, if they’re in season. I’m just really disappointed that he didn’t list my nectarines, cottage cheese or asparagus.


  3. Yeah – to his credit I will say that his full post explained that the absence of dairy-related products was simply personal preference, not a knock on cottage cheese!

    I had the same reaction that you did, of course!

  4. practiceliving

    Great lists – these are definitely going on my fridge!

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