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Can we have protein powder?

We have found that a high-quality, clean protein powder, with its primary source of protein coming from legumes, can be efficacious under certain circumstances: 1. As a way to speed up fat loss (preserving lean muscle mass from being burned …

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Can we have okra?

Yes. Okra is counted as a vegetable.

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Can we have collard greens?

Yes. Collard greens count as a vegetable.

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Can we have heart of palm?

Heart of palm is a white vegetable that comes from the core of certain kinds of palm trees, most notably, coconut palm, acia palm, juçara palm, and peach palm. Also called palm hearts, palm cabbage, palmito, chonta, and swamp cabbage, …

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Can we have pork rinds?

Like many other processed foods, pork rinds have high amounts of bad fats, cholesterol, and sodium, which can be problematic for your health. Commonly fried in oil, they’re very high in calories and can be a snacky food, similar to …

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Is Kite Hill yogurt acceptable?

Kite Hill has recently changed its nutritional ingredient list. Starch is now listed as the second ingredient. If you are higher on the Susceptibility Scale, we recommend you proceed with caution.

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Can we have Greek yogurt as a fat serving?

Yogurt, of course, is normally thought of and used in Bright Line Eating as a protein serving. Greek yogurt does not really measure up in fat content to something like a regular serving of olive oil. It falls short, containing …

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Can we have black-eyed peas?

Black-eyed peas count as a protein serving.

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How can one participate in Passover Seder while doing Bright Line Eating?

Sarah Katzin, a Bright Lifer in our community, asked her rabbi about the bare minimum requirements, and here is what she was told… Many wonder how they are going to go about things at Passover, especially if this is the …

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What happens if the ingredients on a label of a Bright Line Eating friendly food change?

Sometimes manufacturers make label changes on Bright Line Eating foods. We are not always able to ascertain whether the new label is an updated version of a more accurate label or a content change in the food product. Here are …

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