During two weeks, no sugar, which means:
- no bread,
- no pastas,
- no rice,
- no potatoes,
- no fruits,
- no alcohol, (especially beer)
- no cakes, candies, sodas, juices.
Breakfasts: eggs, tomatoes, cheese, ham, water.
Lunches: fish/meat/poultry (low fat meat), eggs, veggies, lettuce, greens, cheese, if you like it colza/olive oil, low fat dairy (yoghurts).
Dinners: same as lunch but in smaller quantity.
Snacks: almonds, hazelnuts, water. Don’t eat the entire bag of almonds though…
REMEMBER: no sugar whatsoever, and no substitutes, like aspartam. The idea here is to loose the habit of eating sugar, and to loose the craving for it. This is important if you want to stay fit over time.
THIS IS GOING TO BE DIFFICULT FOR 3 DAYS, then you’ll get used to it, and you’ll be fine.
- Exercise, but not too much at the beginning.
- Do not weight yourself everyday. Your weigh can fluctuate from day to day. Once a week, for example, on Monday morning, is more than enough.
After two weeks, slowly reintroduce sugar, but mildly: fruits, the occasional small piece of cake, bread (not white bread). Basically, just think about what you eat… If you can feel the taste of sugar in that particular thing you’re eating, then you’re probably right.
If you have a great dinner like a sushi orgy or fantastic pastas, and you gain a little weight, go back to phase 1 for a few days.
EDIT: since the question was already asked twice in the comments, I decided to clarify this point: NO CORN FLAKES too.
See below to have some details about this.