It’s three weeks to the big day and your weight-loss goal is just a faded note-to-self on last year’s calendar. Don’t freak out – this 17-day slimdown plan from WH’s nutrition advisor will have you zipping up your cocktail dress in record time.
This eating plan contains mostly whole, minimally processed foods, limiting processed, high-salt foods and added sugars. To reduce the risk of bloating, typical gas-forming foods like beans, cabbage, onions, peppers, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and dried fruit have not been included.
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Also avoid raw apple, watermelon and chewing gum that contains sorbitol if these make you bloated. Build your own meals according to your preferences by choosing one of the five to six options provided for each meal and snack. You can have the snack whenever it suits you. If you prefer not to snack, you can add it to one of your three meals. During the 17-day period, avoid caffeine: caffeinated coffee, tea (except rooibos), chocolate and energy drinks.
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To maintain your new size, incorporate these eating tips into your diet going forward, or use this eating plan as a basis for creating a new, sustainably healthy way of eating.
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