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Slimming Milkshake

By on February 27, 2012 in Dieting with 0 Comments

Are you avoiding your favorite smoothies because you’re on a diet? Well, avoid them no more! We’ll give you a recipe that is not just tempting, but also slimming! This blueberry smoothie is not only will bring you good protein its a good source of antioxidants. They are also beneficial for the nervous system and brain health. This little pleasure taste is very simple and quick to prepare. Just place all these ingredients in the blender, and voila!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 large yogurt or reduced soy
  • 1 tablespoon coffee or honey (or Stevia or Splenda)
  • 5 drops of vanilla extract
  • 2 cups of soy milk
  • ice

Variations: You can replace the blueberries with strawberries, apricots.

Top 10 foods that cleanse the body and helps lose weight

By on February 10, 2012 in Dieting, Health with 0 Comments

Undergoing a  detox process is fine because it helps eliminate the toxins collected in the body, thus increasing the energy levels. Her’s a list of the most effective foods that you can rely on to cleans you body!

1. A drink cleanser

Ingredients : 1/2 cup fresh pineapple, 2 cucumbers, 4 cups of spinach, juice from half lemon, grated ginger, mint leaves, water if necessary. Preparation: Mix all ingredients in a blender.

Another combination of juice you can make: 3/4 cup pineapple juice, 1 lemon, 1 cup pomegranate juice and 3 cups water.

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12 Basic Rules to Lose Weight with a Mediterranean Diet

By on February 9, 2012 in Dieting with 0 Comments

Mediterranean diet involves food low in bad fats, but rich in nutrients and essential fats for healthy living. This lifestyle can help you lose weight and be healthy.

Mediterranean diet has been extensively studied by experts from around the world, and the results show that this is an effective diet to maintain body weight within normal limits.

Studies show that unbalanced diet raises the risk of heart diseases by 30%, and 20% of such patients may suffer a stroke.

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The new cinnamon diet

By on February 8, 2012 in Dieting, Health with 0 Comments

Explore the menu that helps you lose weight by substituting cinnamon sugar and sweetener

 

Several studies suggest that cinnamon has a regulatory effect on blood sugar, making it especially beneficial for people with Type 2 diabetes. In a study published by researchers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Maryland, cinnamon reduced the proliferation of leukemia and lymphoma cancer cells. It is a great source of manganese, fiber, iron, and calcium.

Breakfast:

  • 2 slices of light bread with grains
  • 1 tbsp (tablespoon) of light cream cheese
  • 1 slice of turkey breast
  • 200 ml of skimmed milk with sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon (dessert), cinnamon

Nutritionist Tip: Eliminate the sweetener. Cinnamon already does this role. You can replace a slice of bread with a serving of fruit.

Morning Snack 1: 

  • 500 ml of green tea with lemon grass and cinnamon

Morning snack 2:

  • 1 piece of fruit

Lunch:

  • 2 spoons of rice
  • 1 spoon (soup) beans
  •  a saucer of lettuce salad
  • a roasted eggplant with ricotta cheese
  • 1 spoon of steamed cabbage and carrots
  • 1 small fillet of grilled chicken
  • 1 apple

Nutritionist Tip: Season the salad with a dash of extra virgin olive oil to add a source of good fats to the menu.

Afternoon snack :

  • 1 plum yogurt zero fat

Nutritionist Tip: Add a little oatmeal to yogurt to give it more fullness.

Dinner:

  • 1 saucer of tomato salad with steamed broccoli and spinach
  • 2 tablespoons of lean ground beef simmered with crushed 1 orange
  • 1 fruit baked with cinnamon

 

 

Juice and Iced Tea Diets

By on February 8, 2012 in Dieting with 0 Comments

Here’s how to lose weight with the help of juices and iced teas that increase calorie burning


Breakfast

  •   1 cup of coffee with skimmed milk
  •   2 slices of whole wheat bread
  •   1 (soup) spoon of cottage cheese or jelly

Nutritionist Tip: For breakfast, substitute cottage cheese or jelly with extra virgin olive oil. 

Morning Snack: 

  • 1 cup of yogurt or fruit (banana, guava, pear)

Lunch: 

  • 1 piece of chicken or grilled salmon
  • a saucer of cooked vegetables
  • salad greens
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • pineapple juice with watermelon iced tea

Nutritionist Tip: Avoid matte after the meal as it can reduce the absorption of vitamins and minerals.

Afternoon Snack:

  •  low-fat yogurt with granola or a fruit (banana , guava, pear)

Dinner: 

  • a plate of vegetable soup or a sandwich of whole wheat bread with cheese mines
  • 1 cup of juice


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