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REDUCE CHOLESTEROL ~ Use vegetable oil or margarine instead of butter
~ Substitute 2 egg whites for 1 egg, or use egg substitute ~ Use more
vegetables and grains and less meat in recipe ~ Use soy-based product
to replace part of meat eg. tofu ~ Use nonfat milk products instead
of whole milk
REDUCE FAT CONTENT ~ Use reduced calorie mayonnaise and salad
dressing ~ Blend cottage cheese or yogurt with milk for sour cream
topping ~ Replace regular whipping cream with low-cal topping or
yogurt ~ Remove visible fat from meat and skin from poultry before
cooking ~ Decrease oil in marinades and salad dressing; increase
vinegar, water and seasonings ~ Use foods canned in their own juice
or water ~ De-fat meat drippings by refrigerating and skimming fat
off the top ~ Decrease the amount of fat used in baked goods by 1/3
to 1/2 and increase fluids called for to reach desired consistency. ~
Cheese that is finely grated or thinly sliced goes further ~ Pour
some of the fat off the top of "natural" peanut butters
REDUCE SODIUM CONTENT ~ Use low-salt or no-salt-added products ~
Increase your use of herbs and spices in place of salt in recipes ~
Use fresh foods whenever possible in place of canned or processed
(soup mixes, cured meats etc) or rinse canned foods (tuna) with water
~ Do not add salt to water when cooking pasta or other foods
REDUCE SUGAR CONTENT ~ Decrease the amount of sugar called for in
traditional recipes by at least 1/3; substitute fruit juices, nectars
or pureed fruits. ~ Use fruit canned in water or fruit juice ~ Use
non caloric sweeteners if needed to increase the sweetness of a
recipe without added calories. (Most baked desserts require at least
3/4 tsp. sugar per serving to achieve a desirable flavor.)
Adapted from Univ. of Calif. San Diego Healthy Diet For Diabetics c.
to Diabetic Recipes
Food Tips of the Week
Dieting made easy
As an alternative to focusing on the junk foods you ought to eliminate from your dietary regime, direct your attention to the sensible foods that you might want to introduce to your daily routine. If you are able to inject the recommended portions healthy fruit & vegetables into your meal plan, you will discover that stop feeling hungry and have a far lower chance of being seduced by those damaging mid-morning potato chips.
The case against reduced carb diets
Its popular as hell, but it is truly safe and healthy for you?
Eating more animal-based products could lead into increased consumption of saturated fat and cholesterol, which a good number of authorities believe will increase the chance of heart conditions.
Even though there is some research that illustrates that low carb diets may help elimate surplus fat, some of this evidence has resulted in many arguments between nutritionalists, and their safety record has been challenged
(inlcudes citrus fruits, brussels sprouts, scarlet runner bean and cayenne)
The flavonoids found in these natural foods are thought by nutritionalists to have properties in fighting cancer.
Nutritionalists researching the medical effects of flavonoids think they also have many other benefits to our health, amongst them, antiviral and antioxidant powers.
Most also have a low calorie count, so should be a part of every weight loss program.
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