Foods to Eat on the Mini-Fast Diet

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Filed Under: Weight Loss, Mini-Fast With Exercise
Last Reviewed 03/25/2014

Foods to Eat on the Mini-Fast Diet

Load up on these foods to achieve the best weight loss results mymini-fast with exercise program, also known as an intermittent fasting diet. For best results on my mini-fast (or most any diet), make these low-glycemic foods a regular part of your meal planning.

Foods for the Intermittent Fasting Diet

  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • Almonds
  • Almond butter
  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Avocados
  • Beef, lean
  • Bell peppers
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Canned fruit (in water)
  • Cantaloupe
  • Carrots
  • Cashews
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Chard
  • Cheese, reduced-fat
  • Cherries
  • Chicken
  • Chicken broth (low-sodium)
  • Coffee
  • Cottage cheese (nonfat or low-fat)
  • Crab
  • Cream cheese (light)
  • Cucumbers
  • Deli meats
  • Edamame (soybeans)
  • Egg whites
  • Eggplant
  • Eggs
  • Fish (cod, halibut, salmon, ahi tuna)
  • Garlic
  • Grapes
  • Green beans
  • Honeydew melon
  • Kale
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lettuce
  • Low-Sodium V8 Juice
  • Mayonnaise
  • Meal replacement drinks
  • Milk (in coffee)
  • Mushrooms
  • Mustard
  • Nectarines
  • Nuts
  • Olives
  • Oranges
  • Peaches
  • Peanut butter
  • Peanuts
  • Pears
  • Pickles
  • Pineapple
  • Plums
  • Pork tenderloin
  • Raspberries
  • Ricotta cheese (part-skim)
  • Salsa
  • Shrimp
  • Snow peas
  • Soy sauce (low-sodium)
  • Spices
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Strawberries
  • String cheese (reduced-fat)
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Tangerines
  • Tea
  • Tofu
  • Tomatoes
  • Turkey
  • Turkey ham
  • Turkey sausage
  • Turnip greens
  • Vinegar
  • Walnuts
  • Water
  • Watermelon
  • Yogurt (plain, nonfat)
  • Zucchini

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