Food List

What to Eat

Vegetables that are low in carbohydrates are best for gut health.  Those vegetables you can eat freely include:

(In order of highest to lowest carb)

  • Greens – spinach, chard, lettuce
  • Hearty Greens – collards, kale, etc.
  • Radicchio and endive
  • Herbs – parsley, cilantro, basil, rosemary, turmeric, basil, thyme, etc.
  • Bok Choy
  • Bamboo Shoots
  • Celery
  • Radishes
  • Mushrooms
  • Cabbage (or sauerkraut)
  • Jicama
  • Avocado
  • Asparagus
  • Okra
  • Cucumbers (or pickles without added sugars)
  • Green Beans and Wax Beans
  • Fennel
  • Cauliflower
  • Broccoli
  • Peppers
  • Green Bell Peppers
  • Red Bell Peppers
  • Jalapeno Peppers
  • Summer Squash
  • Zucchini
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Scallions or green onions
  • Snow Peas/Snap Peas/Pea Pods
  • Tomatoes
  • Eggplant
  • Tomatillos
  • Artichokes
  • Turnips
  • Pumpkin
  • Rutabagas
  • Spaghetti Squash
  • Celery Root
  • Carrots
  • Onions
  • Leeks

Protein sources

  • In general minimally processed, free range and antibiotic free poultry, beef, chicken and pork.
  • All fish

Fats

Avoid margin or any other chemical garbage masquerading as butter.  You should eat:

  • Olive oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Walnut oil
  • Macadamia nut oil
  • Grass fed butter

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