Trying to cut out all the sugar from your diet? It can be a really great healthy challenge to avoid all sugar, include fake sugar, sugar substitutes, refined sugar, processed sugars, and any kind of chemical sweeteners.
Here is a quick reference list of what you can eat. If it’s not on the list, there is a good chance you can’t have it.
Any style. Deviled, Fried, Hard-boiled, Omelets, Poached, Scrambled, Soft-boiled
2 ounces or less per day. 1 ounce = one wrapped slice of American cheese.
Pork & Ham: eat in moderation.
Chicken, Meats: Beef, Veal, Bison, Venison
Turkey Jerky or Beef Jerky (great for snacking)
Yuna, Salmon, Tilapia, Shrimp, Crab, Lobster, Scallops, etc.
Sushi: Any Sushi Roll without Rice. ask for it either wrapped in nothing but Soy Paper or in Cucumber.
Careful with sauces - Use Low Sodium Soy Sauce. Skip Teriyaki, Eel Sauce, or Spicy Mayo.
In moderation. Mainly for Breakfast.
Eat any kind and as much as you want.
Caution: avoid sauces like salad dressings, and vegetables cooked in sauces (restaurants usually prepare this way).
Butter (Real only)
Don’t use too much (high calories and fat), but butter is sugar-free so you can cook with it.
Skip “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter”, Margarine or similar butter substitutes.
Herbs & Spices
Your best friends when cooking they give back a lot of the flavor you think you will be losing.
Straight Balsamic Vinegar and Olive Oil.
Dressings you can make that taste like Italian or even Balsamic that are 100% sugar free. A few ideas… (add freshly squeezed lemon juice ):
> Balsamic Vinaigrette
> Mediterranean Dressing
> Lemon Dressing
Another to make is Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil, Parmesan Cheese, Lemon juice, Pepper, and a packet of Italian seasonings.
Water, Perrier, Black Coffee
Unsweetened: Almond, Soy Milk or Tea.