Reintroduction: Wheat

Today brings the reintroduction of wheat to a close. Wheat includes wheat flour, bread, crackers, pasta/noodles, pastries, pie crust, pizza crust, cookies, cakes, muffins, donuts, some gravy, most cereal, flour tortillas, confectioner’s/powdered sugar, and some alcohol, such as beer and vodka. I have listed my food and reactions below for each day. Today is theContinue reading “Reintroduction: Wheat”

Weight Tracking

Today is weigh in. I’m at 233.8 pounds. This is a one pound gain from last week. Honestly, I’m surprised it wasn’t more. I reintroduced grains and corn this week, which are starchy and convert to sugar. Corn syrup has always caused me to gain a lot. However, I did try to limit my intake.Continue reading “Weight Tracking”

Reintroduction: Grains

Today brings the reintroduction of grains to a close. Grains include oats, rice, couscous, and quinoa. I have listed my food and reactions below for each day. Tomorrow begins the reintroduction of corn. Day 1 Breakfast: None. Lunch: Salad with apple, pecan, blue cheese, and vinaigrette. Snack: Banana, honey, almond smoothie, chocolate with peanut butter. Dinner: Wild rice, carrots.Continue reading “Reintroduction: Grains”

Reintroduction: Legumes

Today brings the reintroduction of legumes to a close. Legumes include green beans, peas, lima beans, butter beans, kidney beans, pinto beans, black beans, chickpeas (hummus, falafel, etc.), lentils, soy beans (soybean oil, soy lecithin, soy milk, soy sauce, tofu, miso, etc.), carob, bean sprouts, and peanuts (peanut butter, peanut oil, etc.). I have listedContinue reading “Reintroduction: Legumes”

Reintroduction: Sugar

Today brings the reintroduction of refined sugar to a close. Refined sugar includes sugar, sugar cane, sugar beets, brown sugar, artificial sweeteners, glucose, sucrose, sucralose, saccharine, and saccharose. I have listed my food and reactions below for each day. Tomorrow begins the reintroduction of nuts. Day 1 Breakfast: Banana. Lunch: Salami, dill pickle, white mocha (espresso, whiteContinue reading “Reintroduction: Sugar”

Reintroduction: Seeds

Today brings the reintroduction of seeds to a close. Seeds include chia seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, poppy seeds, caraway seeds, mustard seeds, black/white pepper, pine nuts, hemp, coffee, and chocolate. I have listed my food and reactions below for each day. Tomorrow begins the reintroduction of refined sugar. Day 1Continue reading “Reintroduction: Seeds”

Strict Paleo Week

Today is the last day of the second week of strict paleo. With strict paleo, I am allowed meat, most vegetables, most fruit, salt, honey, and agave. I’ve been eating mostly chicken for my meat. This is because it is so difficult to find red meat that doesn’t contain sugar. I’ve had primarily broccoli, cauliflower,Continue reading “Strict Paleo Week”