Originally Posted by jesslev
I started today as well-
Feeling a little slow without my morning/lunch Diet Coke today!
How long will this last?
You might feel a little out of sorts for the 1st 3 or 4 days, by the 5th day you will feel great!
Originally Posted by doxigirl
I have been on the fence about starting IP for a couple weeks now. I am 44 and I have bounced around from one diet to another for the last 30 years. The past two years have been the worst as far as binge and compulsive eating. I have gone over 200 pounds for the first time in my life. This site has made the IP plan seem like a no brainer. I am still unclear about what you are allowed to eat. Can anyone share a list of allowed vegetables?
Select: Algae, Alfalfa, Asparagus, Arugula, Broccoli, Bean Sprouts, Cauliflower, Cabbage (red, pak choi, bok choy), Celery,
Celeriac, Chicory, Collards, Cress, Cucumbers, Dill Pickles, Endive, Fennel, Field Salad, Green Onions, Green Bell Peppers
(cooked) , Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Mushrooms, Okra, Onions (raw only), Hot Peppers, Radicchio, Radish, Rhubarb,
Sauerkraut, Soya, Sorrel, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Turnip, Watercress, Zucchini
Occasional (You may choose two items only per week from this list
): Brussels Sprouts, Beans (Green & Wax),
Eggplant, Palm Hearts, Peppers (all colors other then green - cooked) Rutabaga, Snow Peas, Swede, Tomato
: Artichoke, Avocado, Beets, Carrots, Chick Peas, Corn, Parsnips, Peas, (all) Potatoes, Pumpkin, Sweet Corn,
Apple Cider Vinegar, Fine Herbs, Garlic, Ginger, Lemon, Lemon Grass, Hot Mustard, Hot Sauce, Soya Sauce, Spices (MSG
Free/No Carbs), Tamari Sauce, White Vinegar- NO BALSAMIC or REDWINE VINEGAR!!