Foods that may be eaten liberally:
All fish including: tuna, salmon, sole, trout, flounder, sardines, herring.
All poultry including: chicken, turkey, duck, goose, Cornish hen, quail, pheasant.
All shellfish including: oysters, mussels, lobster, clams, squid, shrimp, crabmeat.
All meat including: beef, pork, lamb, bacon, veal, ham, venison.
Other acceptable foods: eggs, cheese.
You may consume three to four ounces daily of the following full fat, firm soft and semisoft aged cheeses, including: cheddar; cow, sheep, and goat cheese; cream cheese, Gouda, mozzarella, Roquefort, blue cheese, Swiss.
Salad vegetables: you can have 2–3 cups per day.
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These salad vegetables are high in nutrients and provide a good source of fiber.
Salad garnishes: crumbled crisp bacon, grated cheese, minced hard-boiled egg, sautéed mushrooms, sour cream.
Beverages: club soda, decaffeinated coffee or tea, diet soda made with sucralose (Splenda), herb tea without barley or and fruit sugar added, lemon juice or lime juice (note that each contains 2.8 g carbohydrate per ounce; limit to two to three tablespoons), mineral water, spring water, water, clear broth/bouillon (not all brands; read the label).
Spices: All spices to taste, but make sure none contain added sugar. Herbs.
Fats and oils: butter, mayonnaise (regular), cream (heavy or light); limit to two to three tablespoons a day; note carbohydrate content. For salad dressing use oil and vinegar (but not balsamic vinegar, as it contains sugar) or lemon juice and herbs and spices. Prepared salad dressing without added sugar and no more than two carbohydrates per tablespoon serving are also fine. Olive oil (virgin or extra-virgin). Canola, peanut, or grapeseed oil.
Nutritional supplements: A multivitamin is recommended and depending on your need a calcium supplement is also recommended.
Other vegetables: You can have one cup per day if salad does not exceed two cups. These vegetables are slightly higher in carbohydrate content than the salad vegetables. Do not eat liberally.
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Sample daily menu of 20 g of carbohydrate
Breakfast: three-egg omelette with avocado, mozzarella cheese, and tomato; decaffeinated coffee with cream.
Lunch: beef round steak (8 oz), spinach, and mixed leaf salad with mushrooms, onions, celery, and parmesan cheese.
Dinner: broiled salmon (9 oz), Kale topped with garlic, lemon, and sesame seeds.
Follow this diet plan for 2 weeks, or 14 days. After 2 weeks, most people begin to feel better.
If a vegetable, such as spinach or tomato, cooks down significantly, it must be measured raw so as not to underestimate its carbohydrate amount.