Don’t be tempted when at the market. Know what to say NO to!
Avoid foods that are empty or that can do us harm, such as:
• Refined Sugars
• White Flour
• Hydrogenated or Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils
• MSG and other Food Additives
Dairy – Many cheeses have added chemicals and coloring. Avoid
processed cheese. Read labels. Avoid sweetened yogurts and products
that say “lite”. They are usually sweetened with aspartame.
Lean Proteins (Meat, Fish, Poultry & Eggs) – Beware of packaged
meats – filled with nitrates and sodium. Avoid fish sticks, chicken
nuggets and other processed proteins.
Fats & Oils – Many oils such as corn oil, sesame seed oil and
flaxseed oil are NOT safe to cook with. Use cold or pure pressed oils.
STAY AWAY FROM HYDROGENATED OILS. AVOID “SPREADS” and MARGARINE. Avoid
Crisco and other shortenings.
Fruits – Stay away from canned fruits, fruit juices and punches when possible.
Vegetables – Avoid canned vegetables.
Nuts and Seeds – Avoid canned, roasted nuts. Avoid nut butters with hydrogenated oils.
Grains & Legumes – Crackers, breads etc almost always have
hydrogenated fats and enriched wheat flour. Look for whole grain or
whole wheat. Wheat flour is the same as white flour.
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