Tea or coffee in any quantity
LUNCH & DINNER
ONE SERVING OF PROTEIN
70 g of protein per day. (1 scoop of protein powder equals one VLCD serving of protein.)
Choose from Proteins such as: Protein Powder, Cottage Cheese, Tofu, Eggs, Quinoa, Beans, etc.
**See the Protein Replacements List below for a longer list of approved proteins.**
ONE SERVING OF VEGETABLES
One vegetable per meal, raw or cooked. Do not mix vegetables together.
Approximately 2 cups per serving, or until you’ve reached 500 calories for the day.
Kale, spinach, lettuce, Chard, Chicory, cucumbers, cabbage, tomatoes, asparagus, onions, celery, broccoli, radishes, onion, beet greens, Brussels sprouts, green beans, mushrooms, all kinds of peppers, zucchini, cauliflower, dill pickles, bean sprouts, beets, squash, egg plant, bok choy, pumpkin , and fennel
ONE SERVING OF FRUIT
Apple / Orange / ½ Grapefruit /Strawberries
Two servings per day, taken with meal or between meals.
ONE SERVING OF CARBS
(with each meal) 1 Breadstick / 1 melba toast/ Wasa toast
Do not have regular bread or crackers.
Green tea, herbal teas, and coffee in any quantity.
Be sure to take 10-16 glasses of water per day. Soy milk or Almond Milk – for use in smoothies. Do not use regular milk.
SEASONINGS & ADDITIVES
Juice of Lemon, Garlic, Thyme, Parsley, Plum vinegar, Apple cider vinegar, Sea salt, Basil, Pepper, Balsamic Vinegar, Garlic herb salt, Braggs Liquid Amino, Soy Sauce, Stevia, Tabasco, Picante, Horseradish, Pickles, Olives
**Do not use creams, lotions, deodorant, or any heavy make-up during this time.
Rice Protein Powder
Natural Whey Powder (all flavors)
Sun-Warrior Protein: Raw Vegan (all flavors)
Warrior Blend (all flavors)
Vegan Whey Powder (all flavors)
Garden of Life Raw Protein (all flavors)
Protein powder notes: 1 scoop of protein powder equals one VLCD serving of protein. Protein powders must be 5 grams of carbs or less per serving and sweetened only with Stevia or Xylitol.
Vegan Cottage cheese (1/2 cup no fat) – 75 calories
One whole egg + 3 egg whites
Ener-G Egg Replacer
Vegan Egg Yolk Mix
Organic Sunshine Burger
All-vegetable Boca Burger
** Avoid burgers that contain rice, carrots, corn or starches. Starches are not recommended on the diet and should be avoided or eaten very minimally. No msg additives or sugar additives.
Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP)
** TVP that contains a lot of grains and oats are to be avoided. Grains are not recommended on the diet.
**75-140 calories / 15-21g protein / less than 5g fat, 5g carbs per meal.
Kidney Beans ( 15 grams protein/ 1 cup)
Black Beans ( 15 grams protein/ 1 cup)
Soy Beans ( 29 grams protein/ 1 cup)
Adzuki Bean ( 17 grams protein/ 1 cup)
**Do not to exceed 70g of protein per day when consuming the above proteins.
Lentils ( 18 grams protein/ 1 cup)
Flax seeds ( 20 grams protein/ 1 cup)
Pumpkin Seed ( 7 grams protein/ 1 cup)
Sesame Seed ( 28 grams protein/ 1 cup)
Quinoa ( 5 grams protein/ 1 cup)
Wild Rice ( 7 grams protein/ 1 cup) – not consumed often
CousCous ( 6 grams protein/ 1 cup)
Buckwheat Groats ( 5 grams protein/ 1 cup)
** As it is not advisable to eat grains on the diet we only recommend grains that contain a high amount of protein. Do not consume these in high doses or frequency**