What? No Sugar November
Who? YOU! Do it. Your body will thank you for it!
When? November 1st – 21st (21 days)
Why? Eliminating added sugars and maintaining a diet rich in whole foods has numerous health benefits for the body. Reducing sugar intake and eating a nutritious diet may help people: lose excess body fat, prevent obesity, increase energy throughout the day, and improve athletic performance.
Optional Add-on: VegeCleanse Plus 14-Day Detox Program by Designs for Health
*For the 14-day detox program call 860-623-6314 and mention Jen Harris (Rx Rehab-Physical Therapist) and receive the wholesale price on all products! HUGE Value
Follow these guidelines throughout the 21 Day Detoxification Program:
Focus on whole and seasonal foods. This usually means shopping the outer aisles of your grocery store or visiting your local farmers’ market. Avoid processed and packaged foods whenever possible.
▘ Sugar in all forms, including sucrose, fructose, high fructose corn syrup (yes, that means honey and agave are included!).
*Natural low-impact sweeteners such as stevia & polyols (e.g., xylitol & erythritol) are allowed.
▘ Artificial sweeteners (sucralose, maltodextrin, saccharin, aspartame, Sweet ’n’ Low, Splenda, Equal)
▘ Gluten-containing grains: avoid foods which contain wheat, oats, rye, spelt, kamut, bulgur, couscous, and barley. This includes pastas, bread, crackers, cereals, and other products made from these grains. Gluten-free whole grains such as brown rice, wild rice, millet, quinoa, amaranth, and buckwheat are allowable during the detox program.
▘ Dairy products including milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream
▘ All alcohol and caffeine-containing beverages including coffee, tea and soda
▘ Soy protein, including tofu and tempeh
▘ Desserts (chocolate. candy, cakes, cookies)
▘ Fried foods, hydrogenated oils, margarine
▘ Peanuts/peanut butter (high allergen legumes)
AND SNACK OPTIONS” (see next post)
Remember, always consult your physician before beginning any diet or exercise program. If you have any other questions contact DJ directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or post on the Tolland CrossFit Nutrition Page.