Activities for Weeks 2, 3, and 4 were inspired by the “21-day Jumpstart Challenge” from Smart Diabetes Solutions, slightly modified for Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics.
In Week 3, continue with the blood glucose meter and water and add vegetables.
Goal: To establish regular consumption of non-starchy green vegetables to replace highly refined processed foods and trans fats.
- Have at least five (5) servings of low-carb vegetables (with meals and snacks)
- Replace one (1) highly refined processed food with each vegetable added
- Bok choy
- Brussels sprouts
- Green beans
- Green bell pepper
- Sprouts (mung bean, alfalfa, radish, etc.)
- Swiss chard
- Zucchini/yellow summer squash
A more complete list of vegetables (and fruits) suitable for any dietary lifestyle and approach to diabetes management can be found at https://adventistvegetariandiabetics.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/foodlistslchf-170923.pdf.
Not Allowed (for starters):
- Potatoes/sweet potatoes
- Baked beans
- Green Peas