Food Guide



Foods/Highly Encouraged

  • Lean Meats: Lean beef (trimmed of visible fat), Beef Jerky (check label for added sugar), Flank steak, Top sirloin steak, Extra-lean hamburger ,Lean veal, Lean pork (trimmed of visible fat), Pork loin, Pork chopsLean poultry, Chicken breast, Turkey breast
  • Eggs
  • Fish: Bass, Bluefish, Cod, Eel, Grouper, Haddock, Halibut, Herring, Red snapper, Salmon, Scrod, Shark, Striped bass, Tilapia, Trout, Tuna
  • Shellfish: Clams, Crab, Crayfish, Lobster, Mussels, Oysters, Scallops, Shrimp
  • Fruit: Apple, Apricot, Avocado, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cantaloupe, Cherries, Cranberries, Grapefruit, Grapes, Honeydew melon, Kiwi, Lemon, Lime, Nectarine, Orange, Passion fruit, Peaches, Pears, Pineapple, Plums, Pomegranate, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Star fruit, Strawberries, Tangerine, Watermelon
  • Fruits in moderation (high in sugar): Mango, Banana, Fig, Guava, Papaya
  • Vegetables: Artichoke, Asparagus, Beets, Bell peppers, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Collards, Cucumber, Eggplant, Endive, Green onion, Kale, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Mustard greens, Onions, Parsley, Parsnip, Peppers (all kinds), Pumpkin, Spinach, Squash (all kinds), Tomatos, Turnip greens
  • Nuts and Seeds: Almonds, Brazil nuts, Cashews, Chestnuts, Hazelnuts (filberts), Macadamia nuts, Pecans, Pine nuts, Pistachios (unsalted), Pumpkin seeds, Sesame seeds, Sunflower seeds, Walnuts
  • Oils: Olive oil, Coconut oil
  • Whey Protein powder
  • Seltzer water
  • Coconut water

Foods which should be eaten in moderation

  • ┬áBacon, Sausage, Chicken wings, Ribs, Canola oil, Flaxseed oil, Quinoa, Dried fruit, Sweet potatoes, Coffee, Red Wine, Tequila, Deli meat

Foods which should not be eaten

Dairy Foods:

  • All processed foods made with any dairy products, Butter, Cheese, Cream, Dairy spreads, Frozen yogurt, Ice cream, Milk, Nonfat dairy creamer, Yogurt

Cereal Grains:

  • Barley (barley soup, barley bread, and all processed foods made with barley)
  • Corn (corn on the cob, corn tortillas, corn chips, corn starch, corn syrup)
  • Millet
  • Oats (steel-cut oats, rolled oats, and all processed foods made with oats)
  • Rice (brown rice, white rice, top ramen, rice noodles, bas mati rice, rice cakes, Ricebas mati rice, rice cakes, Rice flour (all processed foods made with rice)
  • Rye (rye bread, rye crackers, and all processed foods made with rye)
  • Wheat (bread, rolls, muffins, noodles, crackers, cookies, cake, doughnuts, pancakes, waffles, pasta, spaghetti,lasagna, wheat tortillas, pizza, pita bread, flat bread, and all processed foods made with wheat or wheat flour)
  • Wild rice

Cereal Grainlike Seeds:

  • Amaranth, Buckwheat


  • All beans (adzuki beans, black beans, broad beans, fava beans, field beans, garbanzo beans, horse beans, kidneybeans, lima beans, mung beans, navy beans, pinto beans, red beans, string beans, white beans)
  • Black-eyed peas, Chickpeas, Lentils, Peas, Miso, Peanut butter, Peanuts, Snowpeas, Sugar snap peas, Soybeans and all soybean products

Soft Drinks and Fruit Juices:

  • All sugary soft drinks and diet beverages, Gatorade, Vitamin water, Coke, Diet Coke, Canned, bottled, and freshly squeezed fruit drinks (which lack the fiber of fresh fruit and have a much higher glycemic index)


  • White wine, Vodka, Gin, Rum, Beer, Fourloco

Artificial Sweeteners:

  • Sweet and Low, Splenda, Equal


  • Processed salad dressings, BBQ sauce, Ketchup, Mustard (unless just mustard seeds and vinegar; check the label), Miracle Whip, Anything made with soybean oil, Anything made with high fructose corn syrup, Anything with added sugar
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