This is the detox program:
High fiber foods: vegatable,fresh fruits,whole grains. legumes,seeds and nuts. Include peaches,strawberries,potatoes,spinach,tomotatoes,wheat and brain cereal,whole wheat bread,rice and popcorn
Increase raw fruits and vegatables to 50 percent of your diet. Be sure to include cucumbers,radishes,grapefruit,apples,cantaloupe,red bell peppers and green leafy vegetables
Drink 10-12 glasses of water a day ( I personally can't drink that much water in a day! I am trying for 6.
Eat moderatly and deliberately. Do not read or watch TV while eating.
Employ the thankful heart attitude for your food and health.
Eat a maximum of 1500 calories per day for the entire 21 days. (My doctor told me do it for 14 days)
For each day visualize yourself getting well and getting or maintaining your ideal body weight and shape.
Consume 25 percent of your total daily calories at breakfast. Consume 50 percent at lunch and 25 percent at dinner. (Do not cound two or three healthful snacks)
Foods to avoid
High fat dairy productd
white sugar and white flour
fried foods and junk food
preservatives,salt,aspartame (nutrasweet) and saccharin
red meat(especially salt cured,smoked nitrate-cured foods like bacon and pepperoni) and chicken(which can be high in fat)
Coffee and caffeinated teas
carbonated beverages,especially colas
alcoholic beverages and all forms of tobacco
drinkiing liquids with your meals because they dilute hydrochloric acid, drink liquids one hour before and two hours after meals(I find this a little difficult especially when you need to take meds with food)
prolonged periods of direct sun
After the detox period
Continue to include high fiber content(fruits vegatables, whole grains and cereals)
choose whole what breads,bran cereals,rice and pasta
choose legumes like beans,lentils and nuts
use low fat dairy products or dairy substitues like rice or soy milk
limit consumption of red meats. Eat chicken or turkey(no skin)
tuna and other fish for variety
Emphasize fruits,vegetables and salads(with low calorie dressings)
Ingest omega 3 fatty acids found in fish oils
Drink 10 to 12 glasses of water per day(instead of carbonated beverages)
Increase calories back to normal maintenance levels for active
indivduals(1,800 to 2,400 for females, 2,300 to 3,000 for males) once you achieve your desired weight.
I don't eat or like everything on the list. These are guidelines.
I am on day 5 and find I get full pretty quick. I know I am not eating 1500 calories a day but I am doing the best I can.
My leg cramps are much better so it seems the magesium is working. Thank God!!!
I am going to do wii fit now, have not able to for a week.