FOOD JOURNALS WORK! Try this.....Write down EVERYTHING you eat & drink for 3 days. Include ALL condiments, sauces, dressings and oils used in cooking.......OR use an 'APP' to track, there are many!When you analyze your results you may unravel the mystery!Are your portion sizes larger than necessary? Are you consuming needless calories…
Nuts are rich in unsaturated fats & vitamin E These have been linked to a REDUCED RISK of HEART DISEASE in frequent nut eaters, who are 1/3 less likely to suffer such problems. Just watch your portion sizes, as healthy fat is still high in calories!
Keeping a 'food journal' is a great methodto help us cut down on our caloric intake..... by making us aware of how much we eat each day& where our weaknesses are.Then re-balance your diet in favour oflow-fat fruits, veggies & complex carbs.
DETOX your ARTERIES! Studies have shown that eating GARLIC can help REDUCE the buildup of PLAQUE in arteries, & even clear away existing deposits. Aim to include some GARLIC in your DIET DAILY, or take a supplement.
EAT TOXINS AWAY! OATS are a great food for detoxing as they help the body flush out toxins. They release their energy SLOWLY into the body to prevent cravings, while also LOWERING the cholesterol levels in the blood.
The average person gets more FAT from SALAD DRESSING than from ANY other food source! 2 Tbsp's of salad dressing may contain up to 10-20 grams of fat! Choose oil-free dressings, or make your own with lighter oils, or choose fat-free lemon juice instead