How to Get Started on an Elimination Diet

Eliminate these foods from your diet to lose weight.

How to Get Started on an Elimination Diet

By Toni Gasparis

As evidenced by its name, an elimination diet requires you to eliminate harmful and unhealthy foods from your diet. This eating style is helpful for those who want to lose weight as well as those with health issues such as intolerances or allergens to certain food groups. Nutritionist Kristin Kirkpatrick shares her advice to help you learn what to eliminate and how to live a healthy life on this diet.


Watch: Dr. Oz’s Diet Guide

Beverages That Are Allowed

Beverages That Are Allowed

The only beverages that you should consume on an elimination diet are water, sparkling water, green tea, and coconut water. This way you ensure that you are only drinking pure beverages without unnecessary calories. Kirkpatrick recommends making sure to drink water with no sugar or flavors added and try to consume bottled or filtered water.

More:9 Creative Ways to Drink More Water

Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

See how electrolytes work in your body.

Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

Whether you're trying to stay hydrated for your workout routine or rehabilitation, recovery and hydration is so important to keeping your body performing like it should. So how do you make sure that happens? You need electrolytes — the minerals that give electrical power to your body. What the video below to see how they get to work inside your body and how you seamlessly add them to your day.

Presented by USANA.