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Can I have raw egg whites as a protein?

You can have 8 oz. of raw egg whites for a protein serving.

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Can I have Tasty Bite Indian Coconut Squash Dal?

Yes. A 10 oz. packet of Tasty Bite Indian Coconut Squash Dal can be counted as a full protein serving, 4 oz. of vegetables, and a fat serving. You can add 2 oz. of vegetables to complete your full 6 …

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Can I have the vegan egg substitute called JUST Egg?

Yes. 4 oz. can be counted as a regular protein serving (6 oz. if it’s for somebody of larger stature).

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Is powdered milk viewed any differently than other milks?

Powdered milk is acceptable. You would count it just like milk. It must be pure powdered milk with nothing else added.

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Can we have French fries or potato chips?

You will want to use extreme caution with these foods during your Bright Line Eating journey. They can be be problematic, triggering old eating behaviors and patterns.   Things to consider when you are thinking about using these foods: -Where …

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Can we have kamut as a protein?

Yes. Kamut is counted as a grain. However, it can also be used as a protein in circumstances where soy is not tolerated and the person would like alternatives.   4 oz. = 1 grain serving 4 oz. = 1 …

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Iodized Salt has dextrose in it. Can we still have it?

The sugar content in a salt serving is minute. If you have concerns, there are other kinds of salt that do not contain sugar, such as sea salt or Himalayan (which is a type of sea salt).

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Can we have white rice pasta?

White rice pasta would be considered an acceptable Bright Line Eating food only if 1) there is no flour in the ingredients, and 2) the nutritional information contains 15 grams of protein and 10 grams of fiber per 2 oz. …

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Can we have soy curls?

Yes, soy curls are acceptable as a protein in Bright Line Eating.   4 oz. rehydrated = 1 standard protein serving 6 oz. rehydrated = 1 enhanced protein serving   2 oz. dry = 1 standard protein serving 3 oz. …

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Can we have harissa?

Yes, you can have harissa on Bright Line Eating. 1 oz. would count as a fat serving, and 0.5 oz would count as a 1/2 fat serving.

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