Hopefully you’re not like me. But if you are like me, you just might be in trouble. You see, I tend to believe that I can exercise enough to make up for my lack of healthy eating. Don’t get me wrong, I know what to do. I know how to eat well. Heck, I even teach others how to do things the right way. Even right here on this podcast. I CAN honestly say that about 99% of the time, I do pretty well.
But over the years, I noticed slow progressive weight gain, a decline in my energy levels, negative changes in sleep patterns. And before you know it, I’m wondering why I’m not achieving some of the goals that I have in my health.
Have you ever experienced anything like this? Have you gone through your life taking some steps to live healthy, but not all of them? Now, today I’m not gonna spend time trying to make you feel guilty, but it’s time to take a real look at the steps it takes to get really healthy.
What is elimination diet?
Today were going to talk about elimination diet. It is the way to begin your nutritional transformation by clearing your body of things that are potentially toxic. It eliminates things that you just might be allergic to.
And in the process, you eat healthier so that if you need to lose weight, you will.
Let's face it!
You are exposed to toxins every single day. In fact, your body produces its own toxins or known as endogenous toxins, simply by functioning. Your body also encounters toxins outside of the body. They’re called exogenous toxins.
In addition, they are in the air you breathe, the food you eat, the water you drink, and the products you touch. Exposure to these toxins can overburden your systems natural ability to detoxify.
If you have a problem with toxic load, here are some of the things you may experience:
Who wants any of that stuff? I’m sure you don’t so take the journey that I’m taking right now and consider an illumination diet.
Now full disclosure here, I work with a number of different companies that provide nutritional supplements and products. They make a difference in our waiter health in general.
This particular illumination diet and cleansing products I’m currently using follow the standard process. And we’ve worked with this company for a number of years now.
Their products provide the absolute highest quality whole food supplements you can get anywhere in the world. And that’s why we work with them.
Also, I just feel really good when I take their products. There is a company that you tend to have to work directly with a doctor in order to get the product. Their products are very powerful! However, you need to use them under doctor's supervision.
Attached in the shownotes is the link to order the cleanse. Along with that order would be a virtual consultation with me so that we can make sure this is something that’s right for you.
The typical elimination diet
Some of the results we see in 28 days will need to work up to 3 months to get there. So let’s jump right in.
So here’s how to do a typical elimination diet without the help of any other supplements or things that help jumpstart your results.
Number one: You’re going to stop eating all common allergen or sensitive foods from a specific low allergen food list for 3 to 4 weeks.
Let's move on to number two:
During this time you going to carefully read food labels to make sure that you’re really avoiding even trace amounts of these foods you may even want to consider keeping a food journal during these weeks to record how you were feeling this will come in really handy when you begin re-introducing foods later on.
And the final step:
After that 3 to 4 weeks, you want to re-introduce one food group at a time either suspicious food every single day if you can for about 1 to 2 weeks. And record your symptoms. Noticed any changes in symptoms between the elimination phase in the reintroduction phase.
If your symptoms return after eating one of the suspicious foods, you can confirm that this food is a trigger by eliminating it. Once again the goal is to see if the symptoms clear up once again and the food is removed. You can see the process is a bit of trial and error but it shouldn’t take more than 4 to 6 weeks to pinpoint foods that can improve symptoms for good.
Avoid the following foods..
So now, let’s talk about some of the foods that you want to make sure you’re avoiding. First of all, you want to make sure that you’re avoiding gluten. I have a whole other podcast (check out the show notes for that one) that talks about the reasons why you want to avoid gluten.
But that’s definitely one you’re going to need to avoid so any in anything with gluten any kind of bread product. Avoid any kind of dairy products, sawyer, corn, peanuts, citrus fruits, hydrogenated oil‘s, added sugars, alcohol and caffeine. Now some of those on the do not eat list vary depending on the kind of illumination diet that you’re using.
Foods to include
Now let’s talk about some of the things that you want to add to your food list. Things that you may not be eating right now, but can have a huge impact on how you’re feeling in your health. Bone broth, raw milk and cultured dairy, probiotics and fermented foods, and coconut products.
Alternatively, coconut products can be used in place of gluten coconut flour. This is something that you can use in Paleo style dishes because works generally pretty well. Rise in blood sugar, inflammation and cognitive deficit happen when were eating gluten. Only leafy greens are safe, cruciferous vegetables, high quality proteins, healthy sorts of fats, small amounts of fresh fruit are safe.
How to prepare your plate
So this is what your plate should look like: 30% of your plate should have clean sources of protein. 40% of your plate should have fresh vegetables.
The 10% of whole foods should make up carbohydrate and fruit. Your source of carbohydrate would be some kind of starchy vegetable or sweet potatoes - these are safe. 20% of your spleen should be healthy fats.
So if you’re drizzling oil over your salad or you have some avocado with your meal those are fats that are going to make you healthier.
So now, you have the list of foods. And I think I am going to give you a freebie on this podcast and that is our phase 1 food list. You can have a list of specific foods that are safe.
Standard Process Cleanse
Now one of the reasons why I recommend and we use the standard process cleanse here is because this diet cleanse allows our body to clear any of those toxins. Here’s how our body goes through three phases of detoxification.
Where your diet changes and you start eating less, your body starts binding the toxins that were present in your fat cells.
So in phase 1 those toxins are unlocked, then phase 2 is neutralized. The highly toxic substance produced in phase 1 is converted to non-toxic molecules and they become water soluble. Now, you need very specific nutrients to get yourself through phase 1 and phase 2 of detoxification.
In phase 2 of these highly toxic substances is converted to nontoxic molecules. They become even more water soluble. You need very specific nutrients that are provided in the standard process and detox protocol to be able to do that.
Phase 3 is illumination. That is when the water soluble toxins leave the cells in the body and illuminates them. One of the questions I get asked fairly often is how to do those cleanses.
I’ve seen on Pinterest or Facebook or someone drinks lemonade and hot sauce for five days and they start to lose weight.
Well, it is true if you only drink lemonade and eat hot sauce you probably are going to lose weight. However, what happens is that you only go through phase 1 of detoxification where the body transform fat soluble toxins into this unlock state. But what then happens to those toxins?
If those toxins are allowed to be unlocked, they will neutralized or illuminated. You’re actually going to be less healthy after you’ve done the cleanse than before. So if you’re going to do an illumination diet and try to detox your body, you need to make sure that you go through all phases of detoxification.
So the way this works for those 21 days is really easy. Depending on the day that you’re doing this program. Drink one to three of these nutrient pack shakes everyday. This comes with a patient program guide to help you through. All you need to do is combine that powder with water, mix it and enjoy the drink anytime of the day. This meal replacement shake simply provides proper nutrients that your body can cleanse, This product also replaces some of the food you normally eat.
You take those shakes along with following the steps that I mentioned in the elimination diet. And just watch what happens. Just to give you an example, for me personally in one week I’ve managed to lose 6 pounds. The effect is that my blood pressure is dropped 20 points systolic and diastolic. And I’m noticing my energy is already starting to increase even without all the caffeine.
So when you click the link below in the show notes. You’ll get the food list. And you’ll be directed to a place where you can get more information on the cleanse that I’m talking about. So, personal time with me. Products that will change your life. This protocol is going to make a huge difference in your health and how you’re feeling. And you will see that your health is going to move in the right direction. Also, stay tuned for the next few podcasts and get updates on how things are changing for us.
Hey guys I’m Dr. Emil Tompkins and here on the beyond pain relief podcast we’re committed to making sure that not only are you going to feel better. But you’re going to achieve your ultimate goals and health. Follow the steps that we talk about in this podcast. And then, you’ll lose weight, you’ll feel less pain, you’ll be less debilitated by stress, you’ll get more sleep, and life will be better. That’s what I wish for for you. Hey have a good rest of your day.