WHAT CAN I EAT?

LOSE IT! - - Contents -

YES MEAT

As far as pos­si­ble, choose grass-fed or or­ganic meat. En­joy the fat and the skin! • Ba­con (If pos­si­ble try to find char­cu­terie ba­con, with­out ni­trates and ni­trites, and with the low­est carb con­tent – which means the least sugar.) • Beef • Bil­tong ( for pow­dered, grind your own) • Chicken • Duck • Game • Home-cured meat ( if buy­ing cured meat avoid those with sugar and strange chem­i­cals) • Lamb • Of­fal • Pork • Sausages con­tain­ing only meat and spices (no MSG or fillers such as gluten, rusk, soy, sugar and so on) • Turkey

EGGS

Any way you like, for break­fast, lunch and din­ner. Real or­ganic eggs are def­i­nitely best, if you can find them.

FRUIT*

• Av­o­cado • Berries • Co­conut

SEAFOOD

The oilier the bet­ter! (To check the sus­tain­abil­ity sta­tus of the seafood you choose, SMS the species name (e.g. mack­erel) to FishMS 079 499 8795.) • An­chovies • An­gelfish • Cala­mari (squid) • Do­rado • Had­dock • Hake • Kob • Mack­erel • Mus­sels • Prawns • Sal­mon • Sar­dines • Scal­lops • Snoek • Trout • Tuna • Yel­low­tail

DRINKS

• All teas (with no milk) • Cof­fee (with cream or but­ter, not milk) • Sparkling wa­ter • Wa­ter

VEGGIES

Rule of thumb here is, if it grows above ground it’s gen­er­ally okay. • Ar­ti­chokes • As­para­gus • Aubergine (brin­jal or egg­plant) • Broc­coli • Brus­sels sprouts • Cab­bage • Cau­li­flower • Cel­ery • Cour­gettes (baby mar­rows or zuc­chini) • Cu­cum­ber • Green beans • Kale, spinach and swiss chard • Let­tuce • Mangetout (in­clud­ing sugar snaps and snow peas) • Mar­row • Mush­rooms • Olives • Onion • Pep­pers (chilli and sweet) • Pump­kin • Radishes • Toma­toes

SWEET THINGS

• Ery­thri­tol • Ste­via • Xyl­i­tol (good qual­ity)

FATS

• An­i­mal fats • Av­o­cado oil • Beef and lamb tal­low • But­ter • Co­conut cream • Co­conut milk • Co­conut oil • Drip­ping • Duck fat • Ex­tra-vir­gin olive oil • Ghee • Lard • Ma­cadamia oil • May­on­naise (home-made only, made from oils on this list)

FLOUR

• Al­mond flour • Co­conut flour • Hazel­nut flour • Other nut flours

SEEDS

• Chia seeds • Flaxseeds • Pump­kin seeds • Se­same seeds • Sun­flower seeds

NUTS*

• Al­monds • Brazils • Hazel­nuts • Macadamias • Pecans • Pine nuts • Wal­nuts

DAIRY*

(all full fat) While you are try­ing to lose weight it may be bet­ter to cut out all dairy other than but­ter. By the way, un­salted but­ter is de­li­cious in cof­fee! • Blue cheese • But­ter • Cream (prefer­ably

dou­ble) • Cream cheese • Dou­ble cream yo­ghurt • Feta cheese • Ghee • Parme­san cheese • All other high-fat cheese

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