Sweeteners - Spice and Herbs & More..
Just Like Sugar (Chicory Root)
Honey (Manuka, raw or local)
Pure Maple Syrup
Use in Moderation.
Sweeteners may cause gastrointestinal irritation. Test your gastrointestinal track by gradually adding small servings into your diet.
When used in moderation you will see a reduction/elimination of sweet cravings.
***Make sure you are not consuming any sucralose (or any other "oses"), aspartame or other artificial sweeteners. Check your mints, gums and meal replacement powders!***
Spice and Herbs
Braggs Amino Acid
Briggs Apple Cider Vinegar
Chilies/Chili Powder/Chili Sauce
Cocoa & Cacao Powders (unsweetened)
Cumin, ground or seed
Mustard /Dijon Mustard
Fresh Garlic/ Garlic Powder
Ketchup (organic/no added sugar)
Lemon/Lime juice, fresh
Marinara Sauce (no added sugar)
Red Chili Paste
Salsa (no added sugar)
Sea Salt/Pink Himalayan/Real Salt
Milk - Organic Grass Fed Animals
Raw Whole Milk
Unpasteurized Whole Milk
Half and Half
Coconut Milk - Full Fat
Check the labels for sugar content or a high carb count. Choose Full-Fat and "Plain" products.
Eggs are an excellent source of nutrition, Omega 3 fatty acids and fat. Feel free to generously consume eggs but not on a daily basis:
Pasture Raised Eggs
Free Range Eggs
Cage Free Eggs
Cottage Cheese (no additives)
Cream Cheese (no additives)
Ricotta (no additives)
Grass-fed, organic or raw. Full fat, light color. 1 oz/day or less. Read the labels, check for additives and avoid these products.
**Avoid cheeses made from mold such as Blue Cheese, Roquefort, Brie, Gorgonzola, Camembert, Stilton**
Non-Grain Flour Substitutes
Ground Flax Seed/Meal
Beet or other vegetable Kvass
Dill Pickles (homemade or Bubbies brand)
Sauerkraut (homemade or Bubbies brand)
Kefir: Milk, water, whey, cheese and coconut
Bulgarian and Greek yogurts
These are foods loaded with good bacteria. Try to consume a fermented food at least once a day.