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7 Day No Junk Food Challenge – Step By Step Guide To Eat Healthy

7 Day No Junk Food Challenge

No Junk Food Challenge

Do you want to drop 5 pounds in a week, eat healthier or need help to stop snacking late at night?

To drop weight fast and conquer cravings, I have good news!

Our 7 day no junk food challenge will assist you to lose weight fast and adopt better eating habits!

The typical American diet contains 61% processed foods as reported by the TIMES.

To learn more why you should avoid processed foods read 48 reasons to avoid processed foods its filled with tons of studies.

Benefits Of 7 Day No Junk Challenge

  1. Better Eating Habits
  2. Weight Loss
  3. Reduced Health Risks
  4. Increased Energy

Which Items Are Junk Food

Foods commonly considered junk foods include fried fast food, gum, candy, salted snack foods, sweet desserts and sugary carbonated beverages.

Foods such as pizza, hamburgers and tacos can be either healthy or junk food depending on their ingredients and preparation methods.

What Is The Unhealthiest Junk Food

Below is a list of foods considered the worst junk food snacks or foods.

  • Arby’s Curly Fries
  • Snack Cakes
  • Pop Tarts
  • Gummy bears
  • Store Bought Cake Mix
  • Chocolate Candy Bars
  • Store Bought Donuts
  • Fritos & Doritos Corn Chips
  • Popeyes Chicken Tenders
  • Mini Packaged Fruit Pies
  • Gummy Candy
  • Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha Frappuccino
  • Packaged Cookies
  • Burger King Oreo Shake
  • Chips
  • Soda
  • Fries
  • Mac and cheese
  • Candy
  • Store Bought Pizza
  • Ice Cream
  • Pasta
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Corn Dogs
  • Traditional Potato Chips
  • Dunkin’ Donuts Glazed Jelly Stick
  • Dairy Queen Royal Reese’s Brownie Blizzard
  • Sugar Sweetened Soda

What Is The Healthiest Junk Food

  • Kale Chips
  • Tortilla Chips
  • Beef Jerky
  • Baked Fries In Coconut Oil
  • Frozen Grapes
  • Homemade Pizza
  • Cheese puffs
  • Salsa
  • Pork Rinds
  • Seeded Crackers
  • Frozen Yogurt
  • Kombucha
  • Air Popped Popcorn
  • Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds
  • Vegan Ice Cream
  • Chia Seed Pudding
  • Vegan Cookie Dough Bite
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Cacao Nibs
  • Baked Potato Fries
  • Sweet Potato Baked Fries

Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snack Ideas

Start to incorporate some of the following snacks ideas and recipes after you complete the challenge.

  • Green Juice
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Green Smoothies
  • Breakfast Smoothies
  • Veggie Noodles
  • Rice Noodles
  • Celery With Peanut Butter & Raisins
  • Homemade Trail Mix
  • Sliced Pears With Ricotta Cheese
  • Fruit Smoothie
  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Infused Fruit Water
  • Mashed Cauliflower
  • Apples & Organic Peanut Butter Dip
  • Frozen Fruit Popsicles
  • Piece Of Cheese
  • Veggie Pita Pocket
  • Plain Yogurt With Fruit
  • Homemade Ice Pops
  • Fruits & Veggies
  • Fruit Infused Seltzer
  • Oatmeal
  • Roasted Chickpeas
  • Raisins
  • Olives
  • Turkey & Avocado Roll Up
  • Pickles
  • Carrot Sticks & Hummus
  • Energy Bites
  • Bell Peppers & Homemade Guacamole
  • Whole Grain Crackers & Nut Butter
  • Peanut Butter & Banana Quesadilla

Once you complete the 7 day no junk food challenge presented at the end of the article, go to any of the following recipes listed below, to continue your journey to eat healthy long term.

In the next 7 days, you will enjoy whole foods as you transform your junk food diet into a healthy one.

The 7 day no junk food challenge requires a commitment for 7 days. if something is on the forbidden list, don’t eat it.

Tips & Reminders For 7 Day Diet Challenge

Eating healthy is habit forming which can lead to long term results.

Learn to make home cooked meals. Avoid eating in fast food restaurants. Look for easy clean eating recipes that include healthy ingredients like lean meats, vegetables, fruits, legumes, and whole grains.

The recipes cater to either a vegan, vegetarian, gluten free or paleo diet.

Try any of these best clean eating cookbooks for beginners.

Utilize Plan To Eat an online meal planner app that saves recipes, plan meals and generates healthy grocery lists.

Let’s Get Started

Junk Food Snacks

No Junk Food Rules

  1. Candy
  2. Chocolate
  3. Chips
  4. Cookies
  5. Biscuits
  6. Ice Cream
  7. Fast Food
  8. Pastries
  9. Cake
  10. Donuts
  11. Muffins
  12. Fried Foods
  13. Sugar
  14. Alcohol
  15. Soda
  16. Protein Bars
  17. Store Bought Juice
  18. White Bread, Rice & Pasta

Replacement Foods

  1. Fresh Fruit
  2. Dried Fruit
  3. Fresh Vegetables
  4. Lots Of Filtered Water
  5. Local Or Organic Chicken (Baked or Grilled)
  6. Organic Or Local Meat (Baked or Grilled)
  7. Fresh Water Fish (Baked or Grilled)
  8. Natural Ingredient Salad Dressing
  9. 100% Whole Grains
  10. Raw Nuts & Seeds
  11. Beans

The energy, well being and weight loss you will experience should keep you motivated to continue beyond 7 days.

Once you learn to control your cravings, you will be on the path to a healthier lifestyle.

At the end of 7 days, ask yourself if you feel healthier and/or lost weight. If the answer is, “Yes,” go another 7 days.

Give it a try. It may be hard at first, but you will be amazed at how good you will feel afterwards!

Want to try another challenge? We have a state of the art web based online tracking software that includes many features including 180 challenges!

Get details of our healthy living program – 5 steps to get started then JOIN our community today!

Written by Rhonda Shade

Rhonda Shade Is the founder of Change In Seconds. A healthy living platform that features clean eating, healthy recipes, meal prep, printable workouts & a unique tracking software to help you achieve a healthy lifestyle.

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