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  • Have you started yet?

    10 posts, 6 voices, 606 views, started Sep 15, 2008

    Posted on Monday, September 15, 2008

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      Have you started the Eat-Clean Diet? Let’s hear your experience!



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          Ccotton wrote Sep 15, 2008
        • I’ve been reading about it and want to start it soon.  It sounds great.



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          Sandy Ochoa-West wrote Sep 17, 2008
        • I have pretty much been “eating clean” for a while now and I have lost around 29 lbs. But the best thing is that I feel better, more energy. I really do believe “garbage in garbage out“!!So many people don’t realize that just a few changes in their diet can make such a difference. A warning though, if you eat a lot of sugar or carbs don’t try to cut it all out at once, your body will actually go into withdrawls. Eliminate one thing at a time. A lot of people give up after a few days of trying to eat clean because they get a lot of headaches and feel “blue“. Take it slow and you will see more benefits.



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          Sewingchic wrote Sep 19, 2008
        • I bought the book after work today and plan to start on Monday.  I’m reading the book over the weekend, then will plan my menus and come up with recipes.  I have lots of cookbooks, many of them healthy.  I think I’ll be able to use recipes already have.  I looked at the cookbook, and it looked good.  I may eventually get it.  I’m also cleaning out my pantry so I won’t be tempted.

          My biggest concern is that I really like my Diet Coke.  I  usually drink 2 - 3 a day.  Perhaps I’ll wean off the Coke in a week or so.

          Annie, how long have you been eating clean?



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          Sewingchic wrote Sep 20, 2008
        • I’ve read the book and am now planning my meals and grocery list.  I already have alot of healthy grains in the pantry such as quinoa, brown rice, and couscous.  I also plan to make my own hummus - it’s easy to make and much more economical.  I’ll use it as one of my snacks with raw veggies.

          I was a little confused by the cooler options.  It looks like #1 is most restrictive, #2 adds food, and #3 is for maintenance.  However, there’s really no explanation and the menus appear to be least restrictive.  Annie, did you figure this out?



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          Sewingchic wrote Sep 20, 2008
        • I found the answer to my own question, and hope it will help clear things up for others.  According to Tosca Reno on her forum page:

          Sounds like the cooler plans are causing some confusion. Let’s see if I can rectify this:

          Cooler 1: This is intended for people who would like to see rapid results. I recommend this if you are preparing for a competition and have already attempted clean-eating. It is an intense plan involving few fruits (high sugar content even though it’s natural) and very little lenience. I use this when I am preparing for competitions, photo shoots and media appearances and do so for no longer than a month.  

          Cooler 2: This cooler can be used all year round. Fruit, bread, dairy products, and the occasional glass of wine have been added in limited amounts. This does not include eating unhealthy sugars and fats.  

          Cooler 3: This is the slow start. If you‘re having trouble beginning the lifestyle plan because of food addictions, obesity, skepticism etc. start here. Then progress to cooler 2.  

          Bottom Line: Cooler 2 is your best bet for year-round Clean Eating.



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