BASIC GUIDELINES FOR THE WHEAT-FREE DIET
EAT AS MUCH OF THESE FOODS AS YOU LIKE
- Vegetables (except potatoes and sweetcorn, which are high in insulin-spiking carbs)
- Raw nuts and seeds
- Healthy oils: extra-virgin olive, avocado, walnut, coconut, cocoa butter, flaxseed, macadamia and sesame
- Meat and eggs (preferably free-range and organic as they have more healthy omega-3 fatty acids)
- Cheese, preferably full-fat
- Non-sugary condiments — mustard, horseradish, tapenade, salsa, mayonnaise, vinegar, gluten-free soya sauce, chilli or hot pepper sauces.
- Linseed, avocados, olives, coconut, spices, cocoa (unsweetened).
EAT SMALL AMOUNTS OF THESE FOODS
Have a maximum of 100g or 100ml of each of the following per meal, as more than this can increase blood-sugar.
- Dairy products other than cheese (this is because dairy proteins can increase the release of insulin, but the fermentation process required to make cheese reduces this effect)
- Fruit. Berries are best, but be careful of the most sugary fruits, including pineapple, papaya, mango and banana
- Fresh fruit juices
- Wheat-free and gluten-free grains, such as quinoa, millet, buckwheat, brown and wild rice, oats (have a maximum of 50g of these sorts of grains per meal)
- Pulses such as black beans, kidney beans, broad beans, lentils, chickpeas, sweet potatoes
- Soya products — tofu, edamame, soya beans.
AVOID THESE FOODS ALTOGETHER
- Wheat products
- Unhealthy oils — hydrogenated, polyunsaturated (especially corn, sunflower, safflower, grapeseed, cottonseed, soya bean)
- Gluten-free foods — specifically those made with cornflour, rice starch, potato starch or tapioca starch. The starches used to replace wheat can send your blood-sugar even higher than wheat
- Dried fruit — figs, dates, prunes, raisins, cranberries
- Fried foods
- Sugary snacks — sweets, chocolate, ice-cream, energy bars
- Sugary fructose-rich sweeteners — agave syrup or nectar, honey, maple syrup, high-fructose corn syrup, sucrose
- Sugary condiments — jellies, jams, preserves, ketchup (if containing sucrose or high-fructose corn syrup), chutney.
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