A Menu for Smoothies That Are Low in Calories

Instead of the conventional breakfast why not try a smoothie? My recipe is simple, easy to make, and great for the health. Yoghurt is the base for it and the fruits involve low calories and low glycemic qualities. They replace breakfast cereals and morning snacks when done right and give enough energy to get you easily satisfied until lunch-time. The key is not to cheat by adding other things to the menu.

My recipe starts with a couple of tablespoons of an increased protein yoghurt. Yes, it is dairy but not as unhealthy as milk. It is also lighter in calories.

My selection of fruits is designed for taste and quality. They include strawberries; blueberries; kiwi fruit; apples; pears; passion fruit; and a banana. Usually four or five from this selection is enough. To this add one stick of celery, which is also low-calorie and good for the skin.

Whizz the mix until it is turns into a smooth consistency. Pour it into a large breakfast bowl and devour with a spoon. A

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Let Them Debate, But You Decide: Low Carb or Low Calorie?

There is a continuous debate over whether people with type 2 diabetes benefit from low carb diets. Naturally, the friends of the drug makers say no, but the low carb diet makers say yes. If you have diabetes or are predisposed to developing this disease then you had better decide now.

But how?

This is easy. There are two things (yeah, and even a third!) you need to bear in mind.

  • Diabetes is not caused by carbohydrates, so don’t blame it on the carbs. Diabetes is the inability to metabolize carbs (glucose) properly.
  • Fat intake, on the other hand, is a big part of the complex lifestyle conditions that cause type 2 diabetes.
  • The drug industry does not want to die and the diet designers surely want to live – they strive for economic survival, and our financial patronage is their source of life.

Now, did you hear the ADA saying they don’t really disclaim the benefits of low carb diets? Yes,

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What Are Low Calorie Recipes For Weight Loss At Home?

Healthy recipes for weight loss at home can be done quickly and easily. You can cook a recipe which contains the exact health benefits that you want. You should remember that the real essence of cooking a recipe is to nourish your body. Today, you can find several healthy recipes which you can use for weight loss. These recipes have low saturated fat and calories. Aside from this, it also contains all the necessary macronutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats.

Breakfast Healthy Recipes for Weight Loss At Home

Breakfast is considered to be the most important meal of the day especially if you are in a weight loss program. These low calorie breakfast recipes will make sure that you will never have to skip breakfast again. You can try having the pumpkin pecan waffles recipe or the sweet potato pancakes recipe. Some of the healthy recipes which can inspire you include the banana and strawberry breakfast on the go drink recipe. This is not considered as a smoothie

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Healthy Low Calorie Snacks: Red Radish, Water Chestnut, Indian Gooseberry And Tindora

Eating processed snack foods has made the world sick and fat. More precisely, the hidden dangers behind artificial flavors, harmful food addictives and man-made sweeteners could be your insidious enemy sabotaging your diet all this while. So what are some of the healthiest snack foods you can dig in amidst this onslaught of popular fast food staples?

Red Radish (Raphanus sativus)

Many will find it a delightful treat every time they crunch a red radish with just a dash of salt. Not to mention the less contrived the food is, the better it is going to be. Besides, what better way is there for your body to replenish its natural stores of: fiber, minerals and vitamins B, C, K and folate? Sourdough bread is more than simply carbs when eaten with a couple of red radish slices. When foods taste divine like this, it is the magic of that little red radish with a white tip.

A relative once gave the best piece of radish advice, that is, taking it as an antidote to

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Healthy Low Calorie Salad Recipes for Weight Loss

Normally, we love eating salads because it alters the kind of meal we ate whether it is a fish or a meat and salad can be a substitute to this. It can also help cleanse the body and reduces the excess fatty taste left in our tongue. This generates a good feeling when you are eating salad. But, as consideration, we must choose the right recipes with low calorie so that it can’t harm our health condition. Sometimes, instead of burning the fats the usual thing that happens is it accumulates until it became a danger to you. It is nice to see people healthy outside and inside. Exercise is one way of burning the unnecessary fats left in your body. But exercise is not the only solution to the problem if you are growing bigger and with uncontrolled eating habits. The bigger you are the bigger the problem. Unless, your health is far from hazards if you are really giving attention to yourself.

However, if you do not give priority to what kind of food to eat then you will find you

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4 Low Calorie Alcoholic Drink Substitutes

Alcohol is key focal point of many social situations. Whether it be birthdays, weddings or just a night out with your friends, alcohol is very likely to be involved. Unfortunately, alcohol contains 7 calories per gram (g) so if you are not careful it can lead to rapid weight gain. That is why today I am here to help minimise the impact of alcohol on your waistline with 4 low calorie alcoholic drink substitutes.

1) BAILEY’S IRISH CREAM FOR CHAMPAGNE:- Bailey’s Irish Cream is a popular night cap and Christmas drink. However, if you want to stay trim this is one drink to avoid as it contains a notable 240 calories per unit of alcohol. So instead of drinking Bailey’s Irish Cream have a glass of champagne. Champagne comes in at a much lower 77 calories per unit of alcohol which represents an overall saving of 163 calories per unit of alcohol.

2) MULLED WINE FOR DRY WHITE WINE:- Mulled wine is another popular festive drink. However, if you are trying to los

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The Low-Calorie Cabbage Diet Soup

If you know tonight’s a party night, cut back during the day: choose a low-calorie yet filling lunch like cabbage diet soup or salad. Eat stuff that has less calorie content. These usually have more fiber and water, so we feel full quicker.

Cabbage, cooked and sliced, can be scrumptiously crisp, with a light pleasing taste. Brassicas such as cabbage has hydrogen sulphide, which becomes active during cooking at about the time cabbage starts to become soft. Hydrogen sulphide eventually vanishes, but between those times, cabbage gets its feature rank flavour and smell.

Either heat cabbage quickly, or heat it slow and long, ideally with other foods so that seasons can mix. Cabbage diet soup may contain fiber, protein, Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, Vitamin K, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Potassium, zinc and most important, vitamin C.

Cabbage has an extensive and diverse story. But, due to the fact that there are a lot of variations of cabbages under

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Low-Calorie Chicken Recipes

I am not going to start another lecture on healthy diet, what should you eat and what not to eat, blah, blah, blah. On the web, you can find enough articles about that. Staying healthy and fit does not involve the idea that you should only eat vegetables and fruits. I know how tough it is, not to respond to the alluring calls of pizzas, burgers or other spicy, cheesy foods. And for what? Because you want to keep your waistline trimmed, forever. And this can never happen if you keep your taste buds happy. Hence, you ditch the animal protein from your diet. Really? You think so?

Shedding pounds does not include that you eat less, but eat the foods or dishes of less calorie. If you are following a diet plan that cuts all that you love to eat, does not sound well. Mark my words, you cannot follow that meal plan for a long time. Here are some low-calorie chicken recipes that will help you to stay on the tracks of a healthy diet, as well as pampering your taste buds.

Baked C

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Healthy Cooking: 3 Low Calorie Grill Recipes That Will Satisfy Your Appetite

Nutrition buffs and weight watchers love grilled food because it’s a healthier alternative to frying and regular cooking. For one, the high temperature from the grill helps seal in the moisture in the meat so there’s no need for added oil or butter. The meat’s excess fat also drips off while on the grill which is ideal for those trying to lose weight. When it comes to fruits and vegetables, it has been proven that fresh produce retain more vitamins, minerals and essential nutrients when cooked on the grill. Apart from these health benefits, you also get to enjoy the smoky goodness of a grilled dish.

1. Very Veggie Grilled Sandwich

Makes 4 servings, 250 calories per serving

What you need:

  • 1 medium eggplant, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds
  • 3 medium Portobello mushroom caps, gills removed
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 1 small clove garlic, chopped and mashed
  • 2
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Cooking With Herbs and Spices: Quick and Easy Low-Calorie Snack Recipes

Eating low-calorie snacks will not only nourish and strengthen your body, but will also help you maintain a healthy weight. Here are 3 must-try herbs and spices snack recipes with only 400 calories or less:

Peppered Turkey Wraps

What you need:

  • 12 10-inch whole wheat flour tortillas
  • 1/4 kg. deli turkey, sliced
  • 1 head lettuce
  • 2 cups minced tomatoes
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/2 tsp. dried herbs
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper

Rub the turkey slices with dried herbs and black pepper. Set aside. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and ranch dressing, stir until well-blended. Spread each flour tortilla with cream cheese and ranch dressing mixture then top with lettuce leaves followed by herbed turkey slices. Sprinkle carrots and tomatoes over the turkey then roll the tortillas to make wraps. Cut each w

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