YOUR WEEK AHEAD

Essentials (South Africa) - - FI TNESS HEALTH | -

high-pro­tein, low- carb, low-fat meals, plus two pro­tein snacks.

PHASE 2 FOODS:

✱ Foods that sup­port liver func­tion (in turn, help­ing cells re­lease fat), such as leafy greens, gar­lic, onions. ✱ High-pro­tein foods to help build mus­cle: lean beef, pork and chicken, ����������½���������������� �

✱ Veg­eta­bles such as kale, let­tuce, water­cress and rocket.

Days 5 to 7: ‘The Burn’

This phase is high in healthy fats, with low-gly­caemic fruits. ‘ Iron­i­cally, eat­ing fat af­ter not eat­ing it for a few days makes you start burn­ing fat like crazy,’ says Haylie. You’ll eat three mod­er­ate- carb and pro­tein meals, plus two healthy-fat snacks.

PHASE 3 FOODS:

✱ Healthy fats: nuts and av­o­ca­dos. ✱ Lower-gly­caemic fruit and veg: black­ber­ries, rasp­ber­ries, grape­fruit, as­para­gus, spinach and sweet pota­toes.

✱ Thy­roid-stim­u­lat­ing foods: prawns and co­conut oil.

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