FOOD LISTS FOR HEALTHY WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
LIST 1: FOODS TO INCLUDE EVERY DAY
Greens are healthy & Low in calories
Nuts are a good source of protein and healthy/essential fats and minerals such as zinc, selenium and magnesium
Carrots are great for fibre, Vitamin A - which is a common deficiency seen after WLS
Whole grains are rich in fibre and will keep you fuller longer they also have Low GI - so will help to manage insulin and blood glucose levels
Fruits and green tea have antioxidants and resveratrol, known to promote longevity
3 cups of green tea daily begins with it HUGE health benefits
Lean cuts of meat provide protein and iron, choose white meat 3 x per week
Red meat 2 x per week Choose grass fed, five star and organic meats where possible.
Small portions now mean you can make it count with good quality
LIST 2: FOOD TO EAT 3 TIMES A WEEK for good health
Yoghurt is a great source of calcium, probiotic cultures and PROTEIN just make sure not too much sugar is added.
Cauliflower and Broccoli are praised for their cancer-fighting properties - support liver detox - especially for women.
Sardines are high in protein, and omega-3 fatty acid, which is very good for your heart; plus, the tiny bones contain calcium!
Tofu is a low-calorie protein source, and has more protein than ground beef! This one is often forgotten about!
Its a great addition to the diet - also providing “plant oestrogens” which is a great addition after Menopause
Avocado and oily fish contain good fats for you!
LIST 3: FOOD TO LIMIT or save for SPEICAL OCCASIONS
White starchy foods, Desserts and Alcohol.
So you should choose a dessert or drink that you really love and savor it.
Be smart about your portions!
LIST 4: FOOD TO NEVER EAT
Soda, processed meals, canned soups
Artificial sweeteners, colours preservatives all have negative impacts on health and should be limited..