All of my recipes are free of WHEAT, PEANUTS, YEAST, CORN, ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS AND COLORS.
The theory behind Doug Kaufmann’s diet is to starve and eradicate the fungi and yeasts causing so many health issues. Did you know diseases like cancer, sinusitis, asthma, psoriasis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and more are linked to fungal/yeast overgrowth? If you have taken multiple courses of antibiotics, lived or worked in an environment where a high mold was present, or consume a poor diet, these are all risk factors. To learn more go to www.knowthecause.com. In a nutshell you are eating phase I for a few weeks to a few months, then you start to add other foods from Phase II. Eventually you can slowly try to add other foods and see how your body reacts. NOTE: NOT MANY, BUT A FEW RECIPES ARE NOT PHASE 1 OR 2 AS I PERSONALLY STARTED TO ADD SOME OTHER FOODS IN ONCE I GOT HEALTHY. It’s also a good idea to take natural anti-fungals during this time or even the prescription nystatin for one month before switching over to natural anti-fungals like olive leaf, caprylic acid, oil of oregano, garlic, and grapefruit seed extract. Probiotics are also crucial, especially if you have been on an antibiotic (even once). As they deplete the good bacteria in your gut and opens the door to pathogens taking hold and the health problems that follow. 80% of our immune system is also located in the digestive track which makes it a focal point in order to maintain optimal health.
EGGS – any kind (organic)
FRUIT – berries, grapefruit, lemon, lime, green apples, avocado, fresh coconut
GRAINS – only pseudo grains quinoa, buckwheat, amaranth
MEATS – virtually all meat including fish, poultry and beef (organic)
VEGETABLES – Most fresh vegetables and freshly made vegetable juice
BEVERAGES – bottled or filtered water, non-fruity herbal teas, stevia sweetened fresh lemonade or limeade, freshly squeezed carrot juice (see below)
VINEGAR – apple cider vinegar
OILS – olive, grape, flax seed, cold pressed virgin coconut oil
NUTS – raw nuts, including pecans, almonds, walnuts, cashews, and pumpkin seeds. chia seeds. Stored nuts tend to gather mold, so be careful!
SWEETENERS – Stevia, Stevia Plus, birch tree extracted Xylitol
DAIRY – Organic Butter, Organic Yogurt, (use the following very sparingly) cream cheese, unsweetened whipping cream, real sour cream.
You can start to add oats, brown rice, and flour tortillas (in moderation). Also, yams, legumes (beans and peas).
To help you stock your pantry for Phase 1 – please use these tips below to replace some of your old staples.
|Balsamic, red/white vinegar||Apple cider vinegar, coconut vinegar|
|Vegetable oil, peanut oil, canola oil||Coconut Oil, grape seed oil, olive oil, walnut oil|
|Peanut butter, sweetened coconut||Almond/cashew butter, unsweet coconut|
|Sugar, splenda, aspartame, honey, syrup||Xxylitol, stevia, honey|
|Soy sauce||Coconut aminos|
|White/Wheat flour||Coconut/almond/tapioca/millet flour, quinoa|
|Crisco||Coconut oil, organic butter|
To learn more about the diet click here.
NOTE: SOME RECIPES ARE NOT PHASE 1 OR 2 AS I PERSONALLY STARTED TO ADD SOME OTHER FOODS IN ONCE I GOT HEALTHY
Disclaimer- I am not a physician, I cannot help individuals with personal meal plans or advice, I can only write about my experience. Please consult your physician when starting any new diet or supplement.