Sugar Busters Diet Foods Restricted

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Basically, in the Sugar Busters! diet, all high glycemic, highly processed and sweet foods are banned, as well as a few fruits and vegetables.

The main foods banned on the Sugar Busters! diet are:

  • Bacon
  • Baked beans
  • Bananas
  • Beer
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Corn
  • Fruit juice (unless it is made with real, whole fruit)
  • Most deli meats (as they are highly processed)
  • Fried chicken
  • Popcorn
  • Potatoes
  • Raisins
  • Refined sugar
  • Sweets
  • White bread and other white baked products
  • White flour & products made with white flour (cakes, bagels, etc)
  • White pasta, rice and other grains and cereals
in the Sugar Busters! diet, all high glycemic, highly processed and sweet foods are banned, as well as a few fruits and vegetables

References

  1. Astrup A, Meinert Larsen T, Harper A. Atkins and other low-carbohydrate diets: hoax or an effective tool for weight loss? The Lancet, 2004; 364:897-899. Accessed on 10 January 2008
  2. National Institutes of Health – ClinicalTrials.gov. Effectiveness of a Low Carbohydrate Diet Versus a High Carbohydrate Diet in Promoting Weight Loss and Improved Health. Ongoing clinical trial from April 2005 – June 2009 with 240 participants
  3. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). Report: Analysis of Health Problems Associated with High-Protein, High-Fat, Carbohydrate-Restricted Diets Reported via an Online Registry, 25 May 2004. Accessed on 10 January 2008

 

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