BY ASAP SKINNY
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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.
Try your best to avoid salty foods during our teatox program.
Tiny bit of sea salt is okay.
Please do not drink alcohol during our teatox program. Give your liver some much needed break for the best results you deserve!
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)
Try to use “good fats” oil instead of using butter for cooking. Examples are listed below under the fats section.
Unsweetened natural yogurt is fine in moderation.
Instead try below:
Organic chicken breast
Fresh Fish (cod, mackerel, salmon, tuna, prawns, halibut, mackerel, trout)
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:
Oats (gluten-free version is okay)
Instead try these below:
Vegetables (except potatoes)
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)
Palm and coconut oil
Trans fats to avoid:
Commercially-baked pastries, cookies, doughnuts, muffins, cakes, pizza dough
Packaged snack foods (crackers, microwave popcorn, chips)
Fried foods (French fries, fried chicken, chicken nuggets, breaded fish)
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:
Nuts (almonds, peanuts, macadamia nuts, hazelnuts, pecans, cashews)
Polyunsaturated fats to eat:
Sunflower, sesame, and pumpkin seeds
Fatty fish (salmon, tuna, mackerel, herring, trout, sardines)