Here is a basic list of Approved Foods to moderate during the next 6 weeks.
Sweet Potatoes or Yams (orange, white and purple)
Yukon Gold potatoes
Squash, such as Acorn or Butternut
Turnips and parsnips
These high-starch veggies pack dense carbohydrates, which means a higher glucose content than vegetables with a lower starch content. A reasonable portion size of these type of vegetables should only fill one quarter of your plate, or be roughly the size of your palm (fingers not included).
Store-bought dried fruits are often treated with sugar or preservatives to keep them fresher, longer. Additionally, drying fruit can result in a loss of important nutrients, such as Vitamin C. After an extreme loss of water, dried fruit packs a much higher and more concentrated calorie count in a smaller portion. It's best to stick to raw, fresh fruits and vegetables!
Pure Maple Syrup
Stevia (dried leaves)
When adding a sweetener to a meal or beverage, start with 1/2 teaspoon. Do not exceed 3 teaspoons (which is equal to 1 tablespoon).