Meat, fish and poultry:
All varieties of fish, seafood or shellfish. Beef, veal, lamb, turkey, pork, wild game or chicken and whey.
Eggs (anyway you like them)
Protein powders and protein bars: as meal replacements – look for low carb.
½ cup of cottage or ricotta cheese, 1 cup of low-carb yogurt (CARBmaster-Kroger) or 1 cup of plain Greek Yogurt (no flavor).
Flaxseed oil, olive oil, canola, walnut, soybean, sesame, grape seed oil, virgin coconut (look for “cold pressed” or “expeller-pressed”).
Unlimited quantity: raw, boiled, broiled, sautéed or steamed.
Alfalfa, artichoke, arugula, asparagus, avocado (guacamole), bamboo shoots, green beans, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, cabbage, bok choy, chicory, celery, chard, chives, collard, cucumbers, danderlion, daikon, eggplants, endive, escarole, fennel, garlic, ginger, kale, kelp, leeks, lettuce, mustard greens, mushrooms, radicchio, okra, onions, olives, parsley green and red bell peppers, radicchio, radishes, rhubarb, shallots, spinach, yellow squash, tomatoes, watercress, zucchini, water chestnuts.
Unlimited blueberries, blackberries, strawberries or raspberries.
Two whole portions daily:
1 cup cherries, ½ grapefruit, 1 pear, 1 peach, 1 orange, 2 plums, 1 nectarine, 1 apple, 1 kiwi.
Stevia (, zsweet or other brands); Xylitol (Xylosweet); Erythritol (Sweeten Me); Stevia + Erythritol (truvia, Pure Via,).
Broth, coffee or tea, Lemon juice or lime juice, tomato juices (no added sugar).
Add these foods to the ones on week 1
Up to 2 servings per day:
1 ounce of cheese (cheddar, cow, sheep and goat cheese, cream cheese, gouda, mozzarella, Roquefort and other blue cheeses and Swiss)
Add these foods to the ones on week 2
A Handful of almonds, walnuts, pecans o macadamias; a couple of tablespoons of seeds (e.g. pumpkins, sunflower, or sesame)
Week 4 and on:
all foods included in the low carb diet
SAY NO TO:
*Bread, pasta, or any other product containing wheat flour and white potato in any form.
*White rice, corn, beets, and cooked carrots.
*Quick oat meal and practically all breakfast cereals.
*Sugar and products with added sugar, candy, cake, cookies, crackers, pretzels, doughnuts, bagels, and muffins
*Potatoes and potato chips
*Corn , corn chips and pop corn
*Salad dressings and sauces with added sugar or corn syrup, such as Teriyaki sauce
*Fruit drinks containing added sugar, sport drinks and fruit juice.
*Sugar-sweetened soft drinks
*Dried fruit and Bananas
*Try to avoid canned fruits and veggies. Choose frozen instead
* Aspartame or any products containing aspartame
Do Not add any of the foods listed below at all during the first three weeks after hCG
1 small sweet potato, ½ cup of green peas, and
½ cup butternut or acorn squash
1 raw carrots
1/2 cup of Chickpeas, kidney beans and other legumes.1/2 cup of whole grain rice or whole grain pasta
1 cup of oatmeal (made from rolled oats)
½ slice of 100% whole grain bread