Dietary Recommendations

Fruits/Veggies

  • Apples
  • Asparagus
  • Avocados
  • Bell peppers
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Cherries
  • Collard greens
  • Cranberries
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Garlic
  • Grapefruit
  • Green beans
  • Green peas
  • Kale
  • Leeks
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Mushrooms
  • Mustard greens
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Raspberries
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Sea vegetables
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Strawberries
  • Swiss chard
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnip greens

Meat/Fish

  • Beef (any cut), grass-fed
  • Cod
  • Clams
  • Chicken
  • Duck
  • Halibut, wild caught
  • Lamb
  • Mussels
  • Pork
  • Salmon, wild-caught, Alaskan
  • Sardines
  • Scallops
  • Shrimp
  • Trout, wild caught
  • Turkey
  • Veal

Nuts/Seeds/Olives/Dried Berries

  • Almonds
  • Barberries
  • Bilberries
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Cashews
  • Chokeberries
  • Coconut Oil
  • Flaxseeds
  • Goji Berries
  • Incan Berries
  • Maqui Berries
  • Olives
  • Olive Oil, extra virgin
  • Peanuts
  • Pickles
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Saurkraut
  • Sesame seeds
  • Sesame Oil
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Walnuts
 

Foods to avoid: Gluten-containing products (wheat, rye, barley), corn, high glycemic foods (see below), dairy, fruit juices, processed foods, cereal, energy drinks/bars, white rice, soda, artificial sweeteners. 

Foods to eat in moderation: grapes, oranges, pears, plums, sweet potatoes, purple potatoes.

For an explanation of glycemic index and a list of foods with their GI scores, click below:
http://www.the-gi-diet.org/lowgifoods/

***This diet may not be appropriate for everyone, based on specific health conditions, medications, and allergies.  Please consult with one of our medical providers if we have not specifically recommended this diet for you.

** If you are diabetic, and change your diet, close monitoring of your blood glucose is very important as your glucose levels may decrease significantly with this diet.  Please consult with your physician prior to changing your diet so that your medication dosing can be modified accordingly.