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Nutrition

Find your own challenge

What does this mean?

In order to take part in this program, you will have to quit three foods/drink type for 8 weeks 

here is a list of suggestions, feel free to add any other:

 

Gluten 

Gluten is found in wheat, rye and barley can be a major source of inflammation in the body. Going gluten-free can:

  • Improve energy levels

  • Reduce bloating, joint pain and depression 

  • Reduces the frequency of headaches 

  • Improve bone health 

What can I eat on a gluten-free diet?

Fill up on:

  • Fruit and vegetables including potatoes 

  • Lean poultry, meat and fish

  • Eggs

  • Beans, nuts, seeds and legumes

  • Dairy products 

  • Some whole grains and starchy foods such as rice, corn, quinoa, flax, chia, gluten-free oats

What do I need to avoid on a gluten-free diet?

  • Wheat, barley and rye products such as bread, pasta, pizza, crackers

  • Cakes and biscuits, pie crusts 

  • Cereals and granola

  • Soups and sauces

  • Flour tortillas 

Sugar

1. Can Cause Weight Gain

2. May Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease

3. Has Been Linked to Acne

4. Increases Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

5. May Increase Your Risk of Cancer

6. May Increase Your Risk of Depression

7. May Accelerate the Skin Aging Process

8. Can Increase Cellular Aging

9. Drains Your Energy

10. Can Lead to Fatty Liver

11. Other Health Risks

Aside from the risks listed above, sugar can harm your body in countless other ways.

Research shows that too much added sugar can:

  • Increase kidney disease risk: Having consistently high blood sugar levels can cause damage to the delicate blood vessels in your kidneys. This can lead to an increased risk of kidney disease 

  • Negatively impact dental health: Eating too much sugar can cause cavities. Bacteria in your mouth feed on sugar and release acid byproducts, which cause tooth demineralization 

  • Increase the risk of developing gout: Gout is an inflammatory condition characterized by pain in the joints. Added sugars raise uric acid levels in the blood, increasing the risk of developing or worsening gout 

  • Accelerate cognitive decline: High-sugar diets can lead to impaired memory and have been linked to an increased risk of dementia

Alcohol

Fizzy drinks

Coffee

Cigarettes

Fast food