I am starting phase two which lets you add in more food.
This is pretty much what I have been doing for the past few months without calling it a diet. I just called it my Whole foods lifestyle. (except last year I was still drinking 2-3 cans of diet coke a day- not good for my body)
Here is phase Two: This last 3 weeks
Unlimited Vegetables except 1/2 avocado (max per day)
No potatoes or white starches
*You can have 2 cups of brown rice every other day
3- 4 0z portions of lean meat (chicken, turkey, lamb or lean ground beef )
1- 3 oz item of seafood
2.5 cups of low fat milk
1- 1 oz of cheese (1.5 pieces of cheese)
2- 6 oz low fat yogurt
1.5 cups of cold cereals (non-sugary types like cheerios, corn flakes, total or Life)
* you can still have .5 cup oatmeal (I use Steel head since it is the healthiest)
2T low fat dressing
1 T Olive oil
1 T light Mayo
2 pats of butter or butter substitute
Sweetener: 4 teaspoons of natural sugar (I use this in my tea) or you can use sugar substitute
- 2 cans of diet soda back into the diet
-1-10oz cup of coffee (I don't drink coffee)
-1 cup freshly squeezed fruit juice (I get it at Jamba juice and split it for a few days and freeze the undrunk portions)
-Iced Tea sweetened with sugar substitute
-Lemonade made with only real lemons and sugar substitute
No avocados or potatoes
no white rice
For me I am going to try to continue with the no diet soda portion until my Birthday on the 24th because me goal is to be off of them by April 1st because they cause me to snack at night and cause cravings.
I am also going to continue taking my fat burning supplements and restarting my exercising since I have been too weak and hungry to do it in Phase 1.
I am also going to add in a little nuts when I feel tired or weak and will cook with my Olive Oil but will be careful with the portions.
I might also splurge and have a Subway Chicken Sandwich once a week to feel like this is not a diet and more of a lifestyle change. I won't be eating the cereals more than likely since I don't have time in the morning but will be contiuing with the frozen Steele head oatmeal from trader Joe's/
The no bread portion is really hard for me so I need to feel it is OK once a week to have it.