Honestly this is not difficult to do, YES it’s tough watching someone enjoy a cold beer or glass of wine, BUT the benefits you’ll see quickly will make these temptations easier to handle. The information below will give you an idea of the foods you should eat AND the ones to avoid.
Next week I’ll cover the some of the TPI exercises I like best!
Foods Containing Sugar
Desserts, Flavored Yogurt, Ice Cream, Sorbet, Frozen Yogurt, Pudding, Jell-O, Pastries, Muffins, Donuts, Cookies, Pancake Mixes, Bread & Waffle Mixes, Breakfast Bars, Protein Bars, Candy Bars, Hard candy, Chocolate, Protein Powder, Packaged Cereals, Flavored Oatmeal, Breakfast Drinks, Dried Fruit, Canned Fruits, Red Wine, Sport Drinks, Energy Drinks, Soft drinks, Juice, Smoothies, Shakes, Specialty Coffee Drinks……
Hidden Sugars :Tomato Sauce, , Spaghetti Sauce, Canned Meats, Bacon, Prepared Sauces, Canned Vegetable Juice, Soup Mixes, Canned Soups, Canned Beans, Gravies, Ketchup, Relish, Mustard, Relish, Soy Sauce, Pickles, Food Seasonings, Tenderizers, Salad Dressing, Meat Sauces, TV Dinners, Fast Foods, Breads, Crackers, Pretzels Potato Chips, Apple Butter, Peanut Butters, Baby Foods Cough Drops, Breath Mints, Lip Gloss, Mouthwashes, Medications, Laxatives, Lipstick, Toothpaste, Vitamins, Chewing Gum, Stamp & Envelope Adhesives, Chewing Tobacco
Barley Malt, Beet Sugar, Brown Sugar, Brown Rice Syrup, Castor Sugar, Corn Syrup, Corn Syrup Solids, Evaporated Cane Juice, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Date Sugar, Caramel, Demerara Sugar, Dextran, Dextrose, Diatase, Ethyl Maltol, Fructose, Fruit Juice Concentrate, Galactose, Glucose, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Honey, Invert Sugar, Karo Syrup, Lactose, Malt, Maltodextrin, Maltose, Mannitol, Maple syrup, Molasses, Muscovado or Barbados Sugar, Palm sugar, Panocha, Piloncillo, Powdered or confectioner’s sugar, Raw Sugar, Rapadura, Rice Syrup, Sorbitol, Sorghum Syrup, Sucrose, Sugar (granulated),Treacle or Golden Syrup, Turbinado sugar.
Juice, Honey, Maple Syrup, Molasses, Agave Syrup or Nectar, Brown Rice Syrup, Barley Malt Syrup, Evaporated Cane Juice, Coconut Sugar, Date Sugar, Sucanat, Turbinado.
sorbitol, xylitol, mannitol and maltitol
Acesulfame-K (Sunett, SweetOne), Aspartame, Saccharin (Sweet & Low), Sucralose (Splenda), Neotame.
White Flour, White Flour Products, White Potatoes, White Rice.
Meat & Fish: Organic lean beef, Skinless chicken breast, Cornish hens and skinless turkey breast, venison, anchovies, Wild Alaskan salmon, bass, cod, flounder, halibut, herring, trout, tilapia, sardines, shrimp, scallops, tofu.
Dairy: Plain yogurt, organic eggs, plain kefir, cottage cheese, Feta, Parmesan.
Grains and legumes: Brown rice, wild rice, steel cut oatmeal, lentils, chickpeas, dried beans, buckwheat and barley, bulga r, quinoa, hulled barley, millet, amaranth.
Fruits and Vegetables (The Rainbow Foods): Apples, artichokes, arugula, asparagus, avocado, bamboo shoots, bell peppers (green and red), berries (blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries), bok choy, broccoli, broccoli rabe, Brussels sprouts, green/red cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, cherries, chives, collards, cucumbers, dark green (baby greens), eggplant, endive, escarole, garlic, green beans, grapefruits (red and pink), honeydew melon, hot peppers, kale, kiwi, leeks, fresh lemons, lettuces, mushrooms, onions, oranges, pears, pea pods, papaya, radish, rutabaga, scallions, swiss chard, spinach, sprouts, summer squash, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, turnips, water chestnut, wat ercress, zucchini. (variety, variety, variety)
Nuts and Seeds: Almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, hemp, pecans, macadamia nuts, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, flaxseeds…..
Herbs and spices: Cinnamon sticks, cilantro, dill, marjoram, parsley, , basil, oregano, thyme, mint, sage, rosemary turmeric, ginger root, paprika, fennel seed….
Beverages: Coffee, tea, water, mineral water, plain soy, rice or almond milk.
Other: Whole wheat sourdough, whole wheat sprouted bread, whole wheat or alternative grain pasta, buckwheat noodles, whole grain crackers. whole grain tortillas