This Challenge ended 3 years ago

About this Challenge:

This is an introduction to cleaner eating, meaning eating less processed foods and more whole foods.

Final Challenge Progress Results

Helewis Total Progress: 5.64 %  (Down 17.2 lb)
enu021000 Total Progress: 5.54 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
Kaorustalker30 Total Progress: 5.30 %  (Down 7.6 lb)
lmc5238 Total Progress: 4.27 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
bubba7 Total Progress: 4.19 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
zairi Total Progress: 3.75 %  (Down 8.6 lb)
Sheryl10 Total Progress: 3.15 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
epright9 Total Progress: 3.03 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
Peaceperson Total Progress: 2.86 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
heidija Total Progress: 2.67 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
lanouche Total Progress: 2.32 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
sjh Total Progress: 2.22 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
GilmoreGirl Total Progress: 1.98 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Quasiteenie Total Progress: 1.97 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
M4MMC Total Progress: 1.72 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
laurelanne89 Total Progress: 1.53 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Tubbs McGee Total Progress: 1.30 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
Skylark Prather Total Progress: 1.20 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
k8yk Total Progress: 1.20 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Ouis Total Progress: 0.92 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Wenonah Total Progress: 0.78 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
pavoreal Total Progress: 0.61 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
TheChunkyOne Total Progress: 0.44 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
FromScratch Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
gabbyndan Total Progress: 0.38 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
MusicTchr83 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
csu1 Total Progress: 0.32 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
chic_girl Total Progress: 0.32 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
MrsB629 Total Progress: 0.36 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
GreyhndGal2 Total Progress: 0.39 %  (Up 0.6 lb)
rmac_2 Total Progress: 0.41 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
nisuoc Total Progress: 1.82 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
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Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 4

Cut out most processed foods.

Guidelines:
You may keep eating the following processed foods: things with fewer than 5 ingredients, nut butters, whole grain bread and pasta
76% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 21 Mar 11 by pavoreal
"I am making a conscious effort to avoid all processed stuff and things ..."
Failed: 21 Mar 11 by MrsB629
"Dad's in town. Did fairly well, but not 100%. Most everything was made ..."
Failed: 18 Mar 11 by Tubbs McGee
"Horrible week..."
Failed: 04 Mar 11 by Wenonah
"Because I work with foof I have to tast everthing so not so good"


Weeks 2 to 4

Focus on whole grains more and more!

Guidelines:
Try to make at least half of your meals whole grains in their purest form. For example: breakfast could be oatmeal made with milk and fruit; lunch could be brown rice mixed with beans and veggies; dinner could be barley mixed with olive oil and tempeh
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 21 Mar 11 by MrsB629
"With Dad in town, he wanted to go out a lot so that made this a little ..."
Successful: 04 Mar 11 by Wenonah
"I found this a very good media to wook with so I shall be doing more in ..."


Weeks 3 to 4

Add more produce to your diet!

Guidelines:
Eat fresh fruit and vegetables several times every day.
90% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 21 Mar 11 by MrsB629
"Been purchasing more fresh fruits and veggies from our weekend green m ..."
Successful: 18 Mar 11 by Skylark Prather
"I have added fruit to my evening snack this week."


Week 4

Eliminate artificial sweetners.

Guidelines:
This is going to be a big challenge for many of us! Stop drinking diet sodas, crystal light, etc., and stop eating anything that has any artificial sweetners in it, including gum.
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 21 Mar 11 by MrsB629
"Already do this because I HATE artificial sweeteners. Their after taste ..."
Failed: 20 Mar 11 by sjh
"hard to do..... didn't realize how much I used"
Failed: 19 Mar 11 by GilmoreGirl
"I have cut way back, but I'm still consuming artificial sweetners..."
Failed: 18 Mar 11 by Skylark Prather
"This is almost impossible for me since I am type 2, but I am careful to ..."


Latest Challenge Posts

Let's share some meal and snack ideas!
Great idea about the soup, especially in cold, clammy weather. Some of my favorite go-to meals/snacks are the simplest. I like Flatout flatbread smeared with fat-free refried beans, cilantro, salsa and ...
by Skylark Prather on 07 Mar 11 04:04 PM
Great idea!
I have been thinking about doing this myself and then I saw this challege and figured what better way to track my progress! I have been wanting to try different vegan diets to see what works best in h ...
by MrsB629 on 21 Feb 11 04:44 PM
Welcome (and introductions)!
Hello, everyone! (assuming that people join this challenge, I guess) :lol: I started this challenge as part of my plan to start the Simply Filling Technique with Weight Watchers. It's basically ...
by GilmoreGirl on 15 Feb 11 04:16 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 22 March 2011.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 21 Mar 11
duration: 4 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 43
privacy: Public
administrators: GilmoreGirl
created: 15 February 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. Cut out most processed foods. ( weeks 1 to 4 )
2. Focus on whole grains more and more! ( weeks 2 to 4 )
3. Add more produce to your diet! ( weeks 3 to 4 )
4. Eliminate artificial sweetners. ( week 4 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 4:

All Participants 1.33 %  (Down 103.7 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.99 %  (Down 77.2 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.83 %  (Down 64.3 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.51 %  (Down 39.9 lb)

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