What To Eat

Sugar*: palm sugar, blackstrap molasses, raw local honey, stevia, monk fruit

Dark green vegetables: green peas, broccoli, asparagus, cooked spinach, collard greens, Brussels sprouts

Carotenoid vegetables and fruits: beets, cooked tomatoes, squash, sweet potato, cantaloupe, mango, pumpkin, watermelon

Fish (wild and high omega-3): wild Pacific salmon, Pacific and jack mackerel, sable fish (black cod), whitefish, Pacific sardine, anchovy (European canned in oil)

Lightly steamed, sautéed vegetables

Berries: blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries

Spices and fresh herbs: basil, cinnamon, cumin, garlic, ginger, mint, nutmeg, oregano, rosemary, thyme, and turmeric**

Oils: almond, avocado, coconut, grapeseed, macadamia, sesame, virgin olive, walnut

72% (or higher) organic dark chocolate

* Sugar: No more than 24 and 36 grams of sugar per day for women and men, respectively.

** Note: Consult your doctor before consuming turmeric, as it may interfere with chemotherapy.

What To Avoid

Sugar*: high fructose corn syrup, white sugar, brown sugar, raw sugar, turbinado sugar, maple sugar, liquid cane sugar, corn sweetener, corn syrup, barley malt, malt syrup, molasses, pancake syrup, fructose, sweetener (aspartame, saccharin, sucralose, and sugar alcohol), glucose, dextrose

Processed meats: smoked, cured, salted, or added nitrates/nitrites

Fried foods

Drinks: sodas, fruit juices, energy, sports, sweetened drinks, alcohol

Oils: shortening, margarine, vegetable oil, canola oil, soybean oil, and corn oil

* Sugar: No more than 24 and 36 grams of sugar per day for women and men, respectively.