WHAT TO EAT v WHAT FOODS TO AVOID

WHAT TO EAT:
1. Fresh Fruit
2. Vegetables
3. Salad
4. Unrefined non-wheat cereals – wholegrain (brown) rice, oats, millet, quinoa, rye, buckwheat
5. Non-wheat bread – rye bread, wheat-free, pumpernickel
6. Non-wheat pasta – corn, millet or rice pasta
7. Beans, Lentils, peas
8. Tofu, quinoa
9. Non-dairy milk – soya, rice, oat, almond, sesame milk
10. Nuts – almonds, hazelnut, brazil, pecans
11. Seeds – pumpkin, sunflower, sesame, ground flaxseeds (linseeds)
12. Extra virgin olive oil, rapeseed, walnut, flaxseed (linseed) or sesame oil                                                                                               13. Cold pressed oil blends containing a mixture of omega 3 rich and omega 6 rich oils (Especially if NOT eating FISH)
14. Fresh herbs
15. Water, herbal or fruit tea, pure fruit juice.

OPTIONAL FOODS TO EAT:

Some people prefer to do a strict vegetarian/vegan diet, if you opt for this please ensure you calculate that you are eating enough protein. If you are not opting for the vegetarian option please feel free to enclose the following:

Low-fat yoghurt and fromage frais
Cottage cheese or other low fat cheeses
Chicken, turkey and lean meat
White fish and oily fish

WHAT FOODS TO AVOID:
1. Coffee, tea and other caffeine drinks (including decaffeinated drinks)
2. Dairy products – milk, cheese, yoghurt or cream (except as advised in optional)
3. Sugar
4. Cakes, biscuits
5. Red meat
6. Wheat bread, pasta, noodles, crackers
7. White rice
8. Ready Meals
9. Salt
10. ALCOHOL (the biggest yet most difficult social culprit)
11. Artificial food additives
12. Fried foods
13. Artificial sweeteners
14. Hydrogenated fats
15. Fizzy drinks (yes! That does include Champers!)
16. Squash and cordials

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