Join me as I blog my way through Dr. Furhman’s Eat to Live plan (again)! My goal is to reach my ideal weight by doing the aggressive 6 week Eat to Live plan by Dr. Fuhrman. I will be posting what I eat each and every day (or as close as I can get) with pics!
WHAT I ATE ON DAY 1:
BREAKFAST: 1 Banana, a few strawberries, 1/2 cup rolled oats, 3/4 cup almond milk, 1/2 tbsp. chia seeds, 1 peach
LUNCH: Mixed baby greens salad with yellow bell pepper, cucumber, white mushrooms, 1/2 cup garbanzo beans, carrots, grape tomatoes, 1/2 ounce (dry roasted, unslated) pistachios, minced red onions
1 white peach for my after lunch “dessert” — remember that you can have unlimited fruit on the Eat to Live plan and at a minimum 4 fruits per day!
DINNER: Mixed baby greens salad with grape tomatoes, cucumber, apples, raw pine nuts, garbanzo beans and minced red onion. Remember to always eat your salad first, because it’s the main course!
Cubed firm tofu “sauteed” in Trader Joe’s low sodium veggie broth with dried minced onion, granulated garlic, minced mushrooms and baby kale. Wrap with Trader Joe’s “Whole Grain Flour Tortillas with rolled oats & flax seeds.”
DESSERT: frozen bananas, strawberries, pineapple and mangoes blended with unsweetened almond milk, topped with a slice of white peach
I started off today feeling great–I’d done this before and had great success and I know I can do it again! Come late afternoon and I’m feeling really hungry (actually it’s my “toxic hunger” as Dr. Fuhrman calls it)! I realize that this is certainly a challenge whether you’ve done it before or not. All I know is that this works for me and I have to do it to put this whole weight thing to rest–I’m just over it!
So far no real withdraw symptoms except for that toxic hunger. Peeing a little more frequently since the salt is leaving my body!
If this is your first day EVER doing the ETL plan: please check out how I felt for the first week–remember: you are not alone, it’s tough but worth it!