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Coffee and diet coke or diet pepsi MUST be decaffeinated.
. This is due to the fact that, while caffeine may at times slightly raise the metabolic rate, in the liver it inhibits or slows the conversion of stored fat back into glucose.
All serves are "palm-sized". This means the size and thickness of your own palm (this does not include your fingers). Therefore, this will differ for each person.
(Average 220 grams males an 120 grams females).
. portion of chicken breast, OR
. portion of steak, OR
. portion of lamb OR veal OR lean pork OR
. portion of fish
. small tin of tuna or salmon packed in water or brine, Not oil
. portion of lean ham or turkey - enough slices only to fit in the palm of your hand
. handful of seafood, eg prawns, oysters, crab etc
. two medium eggs (no more than three times per week eg, no more than a total of six eggs per week
. 200gms plain low-fat cottage cheese or ricotta.
NEVER MISS A PROTEIN SERVE.............because you don't feel hungry.
Your body will go into "famine" mode and will not release its fat stores if it detects a deficiency of protein.
2 LITRES OF WATER A DAY
Water is vital. You MUST drink an extra 2 litres of water each day to help flush out the wastes from burning up your stored fat. Don't guess the quantity - measure an extra 2 litres accurately and add a twist of lemon or lime diet cordial for taste. It also stops you feeling hungry and is generally good for your health.
LOW GI VEGETABLES
Avocado 1/4 to 1/2 per day limit - all others are free. Try to have 3 cups daily as a minimum of the following vegetables.
. Alfalfa Sprouts, Asparagus
. Beans, Bok Choy, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts,
. Celery, Cabbage, Capsicum, Cauliflower, Cucumber,
. Lettuce, Leeks,
. Mung Beans, Mushrooms,
. Onions, Radish,
. Shallots, Snow Peas, Spinach, Squash,
. Tomato, Watercress, Zucchini,
. Carrots are only allowed 3 times per week due to their higher carb content.
Vegetable soup (made from the allowed vegetables listed above), stock cubes.
SAUCES AND CONDIMENTS
Balsamic vinegar, Lemon juice, vinegar, soy sauce, worcestershire sauce, mustard, tomato paste (not tomatoe sauce)
The following commercially available products may be used in moderation:
. Weight Watchers 98% fat free dressing
. Dijonnaise 97% fat free dressing
. Mayonnaise 97% fat free dressing
. Paul Newman's Classic dressing
. Paul Newman's Balsamic dressing
HERBS AND SPICES
All spice, basil, celery flakes, chilli, chives, cinnamon, cloves, corinader, cumin, curry powder, dill, fennel, garlic, ginger, lite salt, mint, mustard seed, nutmeg, oregano, paprika, parsley, pepper, rosemary, sage, thyme, tumeric, tarragon.
Make use of diet jelly; You can have diet jelly every day and as many/as much as you want.