OK, now that you know what you shouldn't eat, let's talk about what you should eat. This recommended food list, called "the terrific twelve," might be the most valuable resource in this entire program.
Although the possible variety in your food choices is nearly infinite, these are the staple foods that will make up the foundation of your program. Variety is important, but these are the foods you can't go wrong with and the ones you'll keep coming back to time after time.
The 12 best foods you should eat all the time
S Oatmeal (or other whole grain cooked cereals such as barley, wheat, rye, etc) S Yams (or sweet potatoes) S Potatoes (white or red)
S Whole wheat bread and 100% whole grain products S Vegetables
S Low fat & non fat dairy products (yogurt, cheese, milk, etc) S Chicken or turkey breast S Egg whites (or "egg beaters") S Lean red meat (top round, extra lean sirloin) S Fish and shellfish
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