The time has come! No Sugar November starts in less than two days. The next step: grocery shopping. Below is a detailed list of healthy food and snack options. For those of you who are doing the detox, the first 7 days of November will be all about elimination (see last blog post). If you are still interested, yet haven’t purchased the 14-Day Detox, there’s still time! Again, look back at the last blog post for more details. Happy Shopping!
HEALTHY FOOD AND SNACK OPTIONS
OPTIMAL PROTEIN CHOICES:
▘ Organic/hormone-free chicken
▘ Grass-fed beef
▘ Cold water fish (salmon, cod, sardines, pacific flounder/sole, butterfish, and trout- choose wild ocean fish over farm raised fish)
▘ Organic eggs
▘ Organic legumes (acceptable as a vegetarian protein)
No Sugar November will officially start on November 1st with the optional detox program starting on the 8th.
OPTIMAL FAT CHOICES:
▘ Walnut oils
▘ Extra virgin olive oil
▘ Hempseed oil
▘ Raw, sprouted, or dry roasted nuts and seeds
▘ Organic cultured butter
▘ Coconut oil for higher heat cooking
LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX FRUIT CHOICES:
MODERATE GLYCEMIC INDEX FRUIT CHOICES (FRESH OR FROZEN):
▘ Herbal teas
▘ Naturally decaffeinated green tea
▘ Spring water
▘ Vegetable juices
▘ Coconut water
Pure PaleoCleanse Plus™ is a comprehensive, science-based nutrition program designed to support safe and effective detoxification. The main protein source is HydroBEEF™, a highly concentrated, pure bone broth protein isolate produced through an exclusive proprietary process that allows the protein to be hydrolyzed into more peptides, resulting in easier absorption and assimilation. Everything you need is consolidated into packets to make the program easy-to-follow and to ensure that you do not miss any necessary nutrients. (Vegan option available!)
You can eat an unlimited amount of vegetables from the list below.
▘ Salad greens
▘ Cruciferous veggies
▘ Sweet peppers
▘ Raw sauerkraut
Limit starchy veggies such as potatoes.
▘ Cayenne pepper
▘ Sea salt
▘ Fesh herbs and spices
▘ Flax/olive oil & raw apple cider vinegar
MISC. SNACK CHOICES:
▘ Nuts (raw are best)
▘ Raw or steamed vegetables
▘ Low glycemic fruit
▘ Almond butter with apple slices
Remember, always consult your physician before beginning any diet or exercise program. If you have any other questions contact DJ directly at email@example.com or post on the Tolland CrossFit Nutrition Page.
Sample Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Kids, and Healthy Snack Menus.
5 Quick, Must Know, Meal Prep Tips:
- Chop it up
- Portion it out
- Pack it up
- Keep it simple
- Love leftovers