Jan 01 2012

The Diet That Works- One Simple Resolution for Weight Loss and Better Health- Really!!

Published by at 4:15 pm under Family Meals,Health,Uncategorized,Weight Control

 

Include  a fruit or vegetable every time  you eat,  and you will  reduce calories and decrease your  risk for all diet-related disease . Think of fruit and vegetables as medicine. They control appetite, add fiber to lower cholesterol, and potassium to lower blood pressure. The simple trick of eating a fruit or vegetable at every meal and snack will guarantee you get the nutrition that  leads to permanent weight loss, and improves all diet- related disease.  Besides improving health, eating more produce is good for the environment, when we eat the recommended fruits and vegetables we end up eating less meat, and that helps reduce greenhouse gases. Read the menu below or for more details read The Diet That Works

Here is how you can easily eat 2 cups of fruit and 2 ½ cups vegetables every day:

Breakfast: 4 ounces orange juice; whole grain cereal with ½ cup berries

Lunch:Sandwich; green salad (1cup) and tomatoes (1/2 cup)

Snack: 1 apple

Dinner: Chicken breast with green beans (1 cup);carrots (½ cup), Mixed fruit salad (1/2c) for dessert

 Add up the fruit and vegetables from each meal and snack above,  and you easily get the amount you need . This simple practice will keep you full all day long, try it for a week and you be the judge. Click here for more menu ideas. Check back next week for tip number 2 for weight loss and better health.

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