Limited Carb Diet
LIMITED CARB DIET
FIRST STEP Duration: 14 - 21 days
(Children, nursing or pregnant women begin diet using the SECOND STEP)
HEALTHY FOODS TO EAT
Vegetables: broccoli, carrots, cucumber, celery, green beans, squash, salads, freshly made vegetable juice, onions, garlic, beets, cabbage, spinach, bell pepper, seaweed, asparagus, olives, etc.
Fruit: fresh coconut, berries, grapefruit, tomatoes, green apples, pomegranates (fresh), lemons, limes, avocado. Two to three servings per day, maximum.
Nuts: almonds, pecans, cashews, walnuts, hazelnuts
Protein: meat (especially grass-fed), eggs, chicken, fish (wild, or ocean fish), plain yogurt, wild meats (not corn-supplemented)
Sweeteners: stevia, honey, xylitol (hard-wood tree xylitol), agave nectar
Beverages: filtered/purified water, green tea, herbal tea
Cooking oils: olive oil, grape seed oil, macadamia nut oil. Use butter instead of margarine or other substitutes.
SECOND STEP Duration: 14 - 21 days
After the 21st day (Children, nursing and pregnant women should start here)
Oatmeal: Oatmeal is best prepared by boiling the rolled or cut oats (i.e., it's best not to use instant oatmeal).
Bread: spelt/yeast-free spelt bread
Other fruits: pears, red apples, kiwi, mango, papaya
Other vegetables: yams (Dioscorea spp.) or sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas)
Beans: pintos, black beans, lentils
Pasta: 2 times per week maximum, unless you're a child, active teen or endurance athlete. In all cases, organic pasta is NOT better than conventional pasta and may, in fact, contain higher levels of mycotoxins.
NATREN PROBIOTIC PROTOCOL
During the FIRST STEP, it would be ideal to start on the HEALTHY TRINITY® probiotic - start with 1 capsule every other day or daily.
During the SECOND STEP, for children, it would be ideal to start on the BIFIDO FACTOR® powder: start with 1/4 - 1/2 tsp per day, working up over the first week or two to 3 - 9 tsp per day, by mouth or mixed in food or water.
Adults can continue on the HEALTHY TRINITY or start with 1/2 tsp 1 - 2 times per day of BIFIDO FACTOR, working up to 3 tsp three times per day.
FOODS TO AVOID
Developed in conjunction with David Holland, M.D.