Potential Hurdles FAQs

The following FAQs are for potential hurdles to starting the Bright Line Eating Boot Camp.

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I have Candida—can I still do Bright Line Eating?

Candida is a fungal infection that can manifest in the mouth, gut, genitals, or even the feet. It’s the most common form of fungal infection worldwide. Yes, you can absolutely do Bright Line Eating with candida. In fact, eliminating sugar …

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I have coated tongue. What is causing this?

Coated tongue could be caused by a lot of things, including detox. You can try tongue scraping, but we recommend you see your doctor for further advice.

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I have Hashimoto’s. Can I lose weight doing BLE with thyroid issues?

Absolutely. Many successful Bright Line Eaters have Hashimoto’s and other forms of thyroid disease and are highly successful. Of course, it’s possible that your thyroid disorder will slow your weight loss. Not necessarily, though. If you do find your weight …

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Will my body experience a detox period when I start BLE?

Weight loss is very stressful on the body. People can experience a wide variety of withdrawal and detox symptoms during the weight-loss phase of Bright Line Eating. These range from general tiredness to flu-like symptoms, and sometimes people even experience …

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Do you need to do a cleanse while doing Bright Line Eating?

Generally speaking, we find that taking or doing a “cleanse” is not needed when we implement the food plan as suggested in Bright Line Eating. Our bodies’ systems respond exceptionally well to whole, healthy food with nutritious fiber and macronutrients. …

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What are the “Four S’s” for successfully rezooming after a break in my Bright Lines?

1) Speed – Get back on track as quickly as possible. Don’t wait until Monday morning or the first of the month. Rezoom immediately, with the next meal if possible. The remaining 3 “S’s” will help with that. 2) Self-Talk …

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How do I handle menstrual cravings on Bright Line Eating?

Many people report a reduction in pre-menstrual symptoms once they are eating whole, unprocessed foods. Once sugar and flour are eliminated, many women are delighted to discover they no longer experience PMS to the degree they used to. If your …

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Why do I keep making bad food choices?

The really interesting thing is you don’t need to know why you’re making bad food choices. Your brain will go ahead and make those bad choices for you. It knows what the high calorie density foods are. Your brain will …

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What constitutes “falling off the wagon” in this program? In other words, what triggers a need to restart my count at Day 1?

Going back to “Day 1” is a very personal decision. In Bright Line Eating, there is no one standard rule and no judgment from the community on how you decide to count your days. This is a program of honesty. …

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What happens when I get the urge to binge or eat off my plan?

I do still get thoughts of eating off my food plan, but they are pretty faint and easily dismissed. I almost never get cravings or obsessions. I’m pretty vigilant with my mind when it comes to food (there’s a video …

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