Basic Nutritional Guide

In Healthy Smoothie, Herbal Remedies, Natural Medicine by Marvin Francis

Beans
FOODS TO AVOID: Canned pork and beans, canned beans with salt or preservative, frozen beans.
ACCEPTABLE FOODS: All beans (especially soy) cooked without animal fat or salt.

Beverages
FOODS TO AVOID: Alcoholic drinks, coffee, cocoa, pasteurized and/or sweetened juices and fruits drinks, sodas, tea (except herbal and green tea).

ACCEPTABLE FOODS: Herbal teas, fresh vegetable and fruit juices, grains beverages (often sold as coffee substitutes), mineral or distilled water

Dairy products
FOODS TO AVOID: All soft cheeses, all pasteurized or artificially colored cheese products, ice cream
ACCEPTABLE FOODS: Raw goat cheese, nonfat cottage cheese, kefir, unsweetened yogurt, goat’s milk, raw or skim milk, buttermilk

Eggs
FOODS TO AVOID: Fried or pickled
ACCEPTABLE FOODS: Boiled or poached (limit of four weekly)

Fish
FOODS TO AVOID: All fried fish, all shellfish, salted fish, anchovies, herring, fish canned in oil.
ACCEPTABLE FOODS: All freshwater whitefish, salmon, broiled or baked fish, water-packed tuna. (Limit tuna to two servings a week to avoid excessive mercury intake)

Fruits
FOODS TO AVOID: Canned, bottled, or frozen fruits with sweeteners added.
ACCEPTABLE FOODS: All fresh, frozen, stewed, or dried fruits without sweeteners, unsulfured fruits, home-canned fruits

Grains
FOODS TO AVOID: All white flour products, white rice, pasta, crackers, cold cereals, instant types of oatmeal and other hot cereals.
ACCEPTABLE FOODS: All whole grains and products containing whole grains: cereals, breads, muffins, whole-grain crackers, creams of wheat or rye cereal, buckwheat, millet, oats, brown rice. (Limit yeast breads to 3 servings per week.)

Meats
FOODS TO AVOID: Beefs; all forms of pork; hot dogs; luncheon meat; smoked, pickled, and processed meat; corned beef; duck; goose; spare ribs; gravies; organs meats
ACCEPTABLE FOODS: Skinless turkey and chicken, lamb. (Limit meat to three 3-oz. servings per week.)

Nuts
FOODS TO AVOID: All salted or roasted nuts; peanuts (if suffering from a related disorder).
ACCEPTABLE FOODS: All fresh raw nuts (peanuts in moderation only)

Oils (fats)
FOODS TO AVOID: All saturated fats, hydrogenated margarine, refined processed oils, shortenings, hardened oils.
ACCEPTABLE FOODS: All cold-pressed oils; corn, safflower, sesame, olive, flaxseed, soybeans, sunflower, and canola oils; margarine made from these oils; eggless mayonnaise.

Seasoning
FOODS TO AVOID: Black or white pepper, salt, hot red peppers, all types of vinegar except pure natural apple cider vinegar
ACCEPTABLE FOODS: Garlic, onion, cayenne, spike, all herbs, dried vegetable, apple cider vinegar, tamari, miso, seaweed, dulse.

Soups
FOODS TO AVOID: Canned soup made with salt preservatives, MSG, or fat stock; all creamed soups.
ACCEPTABLE FOODS: Home-made bean (salt-and fat free), lentil, pea, vegetable, barley, brown rice, onion.

Sprout and seeds
FOODS TO AVOID: All seed cooked in oil or salt.
ACCEPTABLE FOODS: All slightly cooked sprouts (except alfalfa, which should be raw and washed thoroughly), wheat grass all raw seeds.

Sweets
FOODS TO AVOID: White brown or raw cane sugar, corn syrups, sugar candy, fructose (except that in fresh whole fruits) all syrups (except pure maple syrup), all sugar substitute, jams and jellies made with sugar
ACCEPTABLE FOODS : Barley malt or rice syrup, small amount of raw honey, pure maple syrup, stevia, unsulfured blackstrap molasses

Vegetables
FOODS TO AVOID: All canned or frozen with salt or additives
ACCEPTABLE FOODS : All raw, fresh, frozen (no additives), or home-canned without salt (undercooked vegetables slightly)

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