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No-No List of Foods & Stuff

Quick Summary Of The Things To Avoid

  1. Cigarettes.
  2. Genetically engineered foods.
  3. All processed foods, which are very high in processed salt and low in potassium and other essential nutrients.
  4. Processed foods labeled as “no-“ or “low-fat” (usually means it’s loaded with fructose or sugar), or “no-“ or “low sugar” diet foods (which usually contain artificial sweeteners).
  5. Read ingredients list and avoid food that contains ‘corn syrup’, HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) or any variation.
  6.  Soda drinks.
  7.  Sugar/Sweets. A bar of preferably raw or dark chocolate is ok 😉
  8. All artificial sweeteners: aspartame (Canderel and others), saccharin and sucralose (chlorinated artificial sweetener). Agave syrup is typically highly processed so best to avoid it.
  9. Soy (except fermented soy products like tempeh, miso and natto)
  10. Vegetable oils (omega-6) like corn, soy, sunflower, canola.
  11. Margarine and all other butter mimicking foods including “cholesterol free” cooking fats should never be used especially for cooking.
  12. Frying. If you really need to fry use ghee or coconut oil.
    Intake of grains/starch in general needs to be reduced. Wheat (gluten), potato need to be reduced to bare minimum.
  13. Pasteurized and homogenized milk and pasteurized dairy.
  14. Bottled water, vitamin water and similar.
  15. Eating too much fruits at expense of vegetables.
  16. Coffee (a cup of organically grown coffee is fine).
  17. Alcohol (a glass of organic, red wine is fine).
  18. Microwave.
  19. Teflon (anti-stick) coated dishes.
  20. Fluoride.
  21. Exposure to electromagnetic fields, the radiation produced by cell phones, medical scans like X-rays, CT scans, and especially mammograms.
  22. Toxic housecleaning products.
  23. Toxic cosmetics, skin care and beauty products.
  24. Birth control pill. It compromises female hormonal balance and it may as well cause death.
  25. Exposure to environmental toxins (bisphenols, dioxin,  phthalates, perchlorate, fire retardants, lead, mercury, aluminium, arsenic, PFCs, organophosphate pesticides, and glycol ethers etc) that act as xeno-estrogens and cause hormone imbalance.