FOODS TO AVOID DURING WEIGHT LOSS

BY ASAP SKINNY

Are you trying to lose weight? Or just simply trying to eat more healthy? Nobody’s perfect when it comes to eating healthy 24-7. However, it is best to be informative and know which foods you should avoid during your weight loss journey. Remember – starvation does not equal weight loss! But rather, it is mostly about selecting healthy/fresh food choices.

Avoid Sugar & Artificial Sweeteners

Instead try stevia! It has 0 calories and safest bet for sugar replacement.
Raw honey is also a healthy alternative.

Avoid Salty Foods

Try your best to avoid salty foods during our teatox program.
Tiny bit of sea salt is okay.

Avoid Alcohol

Please do not drink alcohol during our teatox program. Give your liver some much needed break for the best results you deserve!

Avoid Dairy Products

Avoid anything that’s based from cow’s milk such as milk, cheese, cream cheese, ice cream, butter, etc.

Below are examples of dairy alternatives you can try:

Unsweetened Almond milk
Unsweetened Rice milk
Unsweetened Coconut milk
Dairy free ice cream (almond milk ice cream, rice milk ice cream, coconut milk ice cream)
Coconut butter
Try to use “good fats” oil instead of using butter for cooking. Examples are listed below under the fats section.

Exceptions:

Unsweetened natural yogurt is fine in moderation.

Avoid Red Meat

Instead try below:

Organic chicken breast
Fresh Fish (cod, mackerel, salmon, tuna, prawns, halibut, mackerel, trout)
Organic turkey

Avoid Refined Carbs & Starches

Avoid white rice, pasta, potatoes and white breads.

Avoid Wheat & Gluten

Avoid common foods that are usually made with wheat including:

Pasta
Couscous
Bread
Flour Tortillas
Cookies
Cakes
Muffins
Pastries
Cereal
Crackers
Beer
Oats (gluten-free version is okay)

Instead try these below:

Brown rice
Millet
Oatmeal
Quinoa
Wild rice
Vegetables (except potatoes)

Avoid Sweets

Avoid candy bars, soda, diet soda, and other junk foods.
Instead eat fruit to beat your sweet cravings. Yummy and healthy!
Dark chocolates are okay to eat!

Avoid “Bad Fats”

Saturated fat and Trans fat are known as “bad fats” as they increase your cholesterol level and increase your risk of getting diseases. For example, trans fat is known to cause heart disease, strokes, and type 2 diabetes.

Saturated fats to avoid:

High-fat cuts of meat (beef, lamb, pork)
Chicken with the skin
Whole-fat dairy products (milk and cream)
Butter
Cheese
Ice cream
Palm and coconut oil
Lard

Trans fats to avoid:

Commercially-baked pastries, cookies, doughnuts, muffins, cakes, pizza dough
Packaged snack foods (crackers, microwave popcorn, chips)
Stick margarine
Vegetable shortening
Fried foods (French fries, fried chicken, chicken nuggets, breaded fish)
Candy bars

Eat more of “good fats”

Monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats are known as the “good fats” because they are good for your heart, your cholesterol, and your overall health. You should eat these types of fats instead of saturated fat and trans fat described above.

Monounsaturated fats to eat:

Olive oil
Canola oil
Sunflower oil
Peanut oil
Sesame oil
Avocados
Olives
Nuts (almonds, peanuts, macadamia nuts, hazelnuts, pecans, cashews)
Peanut butter

Polyunsaturated fats to eat:

Soybean oil
Corn oil
Safflower oil
Walnuts
Sunflower, sesame, and pumpkin seeds
Flaxseed
Fatty fish (salmon, tuna, mackerel, herring, trout, sardines)

 

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