Schwarzbein Principle

>> Thursday, October 2, 2008

Again,the focus is on avoiding processed carbohydrates,but Dr.Diana schwarzbein's diet is less restrictive.The emphasis is on eating a balanced diet containing low carb vegetables,egg,red meat and moderate amounts of unrefined carbohydrates.Alcohol and caffeine are avoided.Healthy fats such as those found in olive oil,eggs,avocados,butter,flaxseed oil and some fish are encouraged.Fried foods and hydrogenated fats are to be avoided.Lean meat,fish,egg and green leafy vegetables that are not high in carbohydrates are encouraged. This diet also includes stress management,exercise and avoidance of stimulant such as caffeine.
Those that are inactive can have up to 15 grams of carbohydrates in each meal.Calories are not restricted.there are two phases,healing (phases one) and the final phases,maintenance.

Sample Daily Diet

Breakfast: Eggs with nitrate-free bacon,2/3 cup oatsmeal with butter and cream.
Snack : 1/4 cup almond
Lunch : Cobb salad (made with chopped chicken,nitrate-free bacon,a hard boiled egg,bleu cheese,salad green and tomatoes and olive oil and vinegar dressing,one small apple.
Snack :String cheese
Dinner : Roast pork loin,1/3 cup brown rice with butter,broccoli with butter and a mixed green salad with tomatoes and cucumber with olive oil and vinegar dressing


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