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27 April, 2012

In Good Health - Body Detox.

Sorry I have been missing for couple days. Now I am back and I am doing greater than ever. Oh, not how much I spent in that sense...I mean, I just done my 14 days body-detox from Dr. Frank Lipman's method last Sunday. I am feeling invigorated and I am trying to live a whole new life style by eating healthier. That means no-gluten and no-wheat, less caffeine, no refined sugar, no refined flour diet. {Honestly, I am not sure how strict I can be but I am smarter now when it comes to select good-food-which-nourishs-my-body.} 

I didn't lose weight but my whole body has that slimmer look!! Here is the proof of Dr. Frank Lipman's eating suggestion works wonder on me. I highly recommend you check out his website (here), Grocery store tour video (here) and the detox helper-shakes (here).  

PS> Don't forget my super gorgeous BaroQco pendant giveaway. (Sponsored by BaroQco Haute Contour Jewelry) 

Yes, the almost six packs...... ^O^

Here is allow and not allowed food from Dr. Frank Lipman 

( Trust me, when you eliminate gluten food, and sub. with some other better choices as brown rice pasta, brown rice, millet, quinoa... you won't feel you are missing any carb. at all!!! Instead, you are feeling great each day!!)  

 AllowedNot Allowed
FruitsAll fresh fruits, freshly squeezed juices, small amounts of unsulfured dried fruitCommercial fruit juices,
sulfured dried fruit
VegetablesAll fresh vegetables, frozen vegetables, organic non-GMO cornCanned vegetables,
regular corn
Animal ProteinOrganic or free range eggs, chicken, lamb, grass-fed beef, turkey, duck, wild game such as buffaloFactory-farmed meats including chicken, turkey, pork, beef, veal, cold cuts, canned meats, hot dogs, sausage
FishWild salmon, black cod, trout, shellfish anchovies, herring, sardines, wild fish (low mercury)Factory farmed fish, high mercury fish including: tuna, shark, swordfish
GrainsNon-gluten grains including quinoa, brown and wild rice, buckwheat, teff, millet, amaranth, brown rice pasta, pure buckwheat noodles, gluten-free oatsGluten grains including: wheat, barley, rye, spelt, bran, farina, kamut, oats, couscous
Beans & PulsesAll beans and legumes, fermented soy including natto, tempeh, misoUnfermented soybean products,
Nuts & SeedsRaw (not roasted), unsalted nutsPeanuts and peanut products
Dairy & Dairy SubstitutesAlmond, rice, hemp and coconut milk, raw milk cheese, sheep and goats milk products, small amounts of plain yogurt & butter (from grass-fed cows if possible)Regular cows milk, soy milk, non-dairy creamers, powdered milk, regular cheese, cream cheese, cottage cheese
SweetenersStevia, Xylitol, small amounts of raw honey (unheated), 100% maple syrup, 100% palm sugar, black strap molassescane sugar, beet sugar, white and brown sugars, fruit juice concentrate high fructose corn syrup
BeveragesGreen, black, herbal teas (non-caffeinated), spring and sparkling water, fresh vegetable juicesAlcohol, coffee, soft drinks, soda, commercial fruit juices, caffeinated beverages, commercial energy drinks
OilsExtra virgin olive oil, coconut, sesame, walnut, flaxseedCanola, sunflower, margarine, shortening
VinegarsApple cider, white wine,
red wine, balsamic, rice
Commercial salad dressings
Herbs, Spices & CondimentsAll herbs and spices, mirin, mustard, wheat-free soy sauceKetchup, relish, chutney, BBQ sauce, regular soy sauce, mayonnaise
OtherSmall amounts of dark chocolate Cocoa nibs, unsweetened cocoa powderCandy, milk chocolate, energy and protein bars

Here are some sample meal/snacks I had the past days. 

Grilled Salmon + Arugula Pesto on Millet toast 

 Butter lettuce with walnut salad and drizzled with rice vinaigrette 

 Steak with asparagus and crispy eggs (in Dr. Frank Lipman's body detox diet, eggs is eliminated so I gave them to my hubby. :)) 

Brown rice pasta in Arugula pesto stir fry with shrimps, mushrooms and green beans. (A great alternative for rice and regular pasta).

My morning green shakes from Dr. Frank Lipman + raw honey + Chia seeds

This is gluten-free, wheat-free, no soy sauce, no eggs, dinner meal I prepared for my family. 

Come on, get happy, eat healthy!!
xoxo Rachel 


Betsy C. said...

Thanks for posting the allowed/not allowed list. Very helpful to see it. Not sure how you do it, but it seem hard not to use any soy sauce in my cooking. :P How did you cook the meat dish on the bottom right?

Looks like you are getting the entire family healthy. Great job!

wei72637 said...

Wow! You look great! There are some things from the do column that I already do, but it would be soso hard to give up cheese!!
Great job! You've set the bar on what I strive to look like when I have kids!

Mona P said...

Rachel, thanks for posting the list, that is very helpful!

You look fantastic! Although I think you did not need detox at all, I am glad it has made you feel better!

I have been on a self-imposed detox regimen myself for a week now. I am seeing the difference in the way I feel already. So I can totally relate!

Btw, we are travelling to Madrid this week. If you guys have been there already, do you have any tips and recommendations for the city?

Rachel Cheng said...

THanks, Betsy and Wei.
Yes, I guess if you really know the list, it is easier to pick food while you do the grocery shopping. ^O^

To our good health,

Rachel Cheng said...

Hi Mona, we didn't visit Madrid last year while we are in Spain. I guess we realized that it took another 4 or 5 hours drive from Barcelona which is way toooooo long. Besides, it is probably much colder than Barcelona by the time we were there in Nov. I am sure you guys will be just fine and remember to eat plenty of food there and shop all the good leather stuff you can find. THEY ARE THE TRUELY the origin of manufacturing buttery soft leather stuff. ^O^
How long do you guys stay?

Oh, last note, what kind of your detox regime is? Anything specific you have to follow?

Good day,
xo Rachel


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