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Posted by on Oct 20, 2013 in Diet Menu, Diets, Drinks, Recipes, Smoothies, Weight Loss | 0 comments

Mint Green Smoothie

Mint Green Smoothie

  This delicious smoothie is a great addition to your diet menu. It is healthy and high in fiber and can help you lose weight. Ingredients 1/4 cucumber, peeled 1 cup honeydew melon 1/2 cup pear juice 1 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/8 cup fresh mint leaves Directions: Mix all ingredients in a powerful smoothie blender and enjoy. Nutritional Value Calories – 218 Carbohydrates – 52 g Protein – 2.1 g Vitamin A – 127 IU Vitamin C – 87 mg Calcium – 18.3 mg Iron – 1.1 mg Potassium – 478 mg Fiber 2...

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Posted by on Oct 19, 2013 in Desserts, Diet Foods, Diet Menu, Recipes, Snacks, Weight Loss, Weight Loss Foods | 0 comments

Chia Seeds Chocolate Pudding

Chia Seeds Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pudding serves 2-3 4 Tbsp chia seeds 1 C almond milk 4 Tbsp maple or agave syrup 2 Tbsp cocoa powder 1 tsp vanilla Mix all ingredients together well. It takes a little stirring time to incorporate everything. Refrigerate for at least 30 min or leave overnight. Enjoy topped with chocolate sprinkles or fresh fruit! Chia Seeds is a super food great for weight...

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Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Weight Loss, Weight Loss Tools | 0 comments

Portion Control Effective to Lose Weight

Portion Control Effective to Lose Weight

Studies show that one of major reasons we gain weight is due to meal portions. Portion control is an effective way to lose weight because when you Monitor your portion sizes, you decrease the amount of food that you eat. A study published in Obesity Research found that portion control produced more weight loss in a pool of obese subjects than reduced fat intake, increased fruit and vegetable consumption, and increased exercise. It’s not just obese men and women who can benefit from eating smaller portions. Most of us, regardless of our size, eat more food than our grandparents did. In fact, research suggests that the average American male eats seven percent more calories per day now than he did in 1980, while the average American woman consumes 17 percent more calories daily. American waistlines are growing due to inactivity and increased food consumption at home and at restaurants. Part of the problem is “portion distortion” — we don’t know what a standard serving size is. How much one eats is...

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