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Feeling tired? that's normal

You may be feeling tired or lacking in energy -- this is normal. As you cut down on sugars your body will react to this -- don't worry, your body will adjust soon and you will have lots of energy and feel more motivated.

Day 1

Breakfast: Hot water and freshly squeezed lemon, 1 kiwi, porridge, cooked with raisins and skimmed milk, decaffeinated tea or coffee -- no sugar.

Lunch: Tuna and sweetcorn served with a green salad and vinaigrette dressing, an orange.

Dinner: Grilled breast of chicken, spinach cooked in garlic and a tsp of mustard, 1 small boiled potato. Baked apple with cinnamon and raisins.

Day 2

Breakfast: Hot water and freshly squeezed lemon, half of a grapefruit, 1 boiled egg, 1 slice of wholegrain brown toast with a scraping of butter, decaffeinated tea or coffee -- no sugar.

Lunch: 4 slices of turkey breast and red pepper, pear and apple salad.

Dinner: 12oz baked sole served with 2 small potatoes, green beans or mangetout, strawberries with fromage frais.

Day 3

Breakfast: Hot water and freshly squeezed lemon, fresh fruit salad using strawberries, melon, kiwis, decaffeinated tea or coffee -- no sugar.

Lunch: Large chicken Caesar salad, no croutons and a pear.

Dinner: Spaghetti Bolognese with lean mince, natural yoghurt with honey.

Day 4

Breakfast: Hot water and freshly squeezed lemon, mixed fruit smoothie made with skimmed milk, decaffeinated tea or coffee -- no sugar.

Lunch:: Non-cream soup, tuna and salad sandwich (no mayonnaise).

Dinner: Home-made ground lean hamburger (no bun), lightly stir-fried mushrooms, onions and tomatoes, banana and mango iced yoghurt.

Day 5

Breakfast: Hot water and freshly squeezed lemon, half grapefruit, 1 slice of wholemeal toast with sugar-free jam, decaffeinated tea or coffee -- no sugar.

Lunch: Breast of chicken and sun-dried tomatoes with pepper and cucumber salad, natural yogurt with a little honey.

Dinner: Grilled lamb chop with mint and parsley dressing, mangetout purée, carrots, a small jacket potato, slice of melon.

Day 6

Breakfast: Hot water and freshly squeezed lemon, 3 slices of grilled bacon and tomatoes, 1 slice of wholemeal toast, decaffeinated tea or coffee -- no sugar.

Lunch: Non-cream vegetable soup served with a salad sandwich.

Dinner: 12oz veal casserole, broccoli and cauliflower, baked apple with cinnamon and raisins.

Day 7

Breakfast: Hot water and freshly squeezed lemon. Free day.


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