These refreshing fruit icy-poles are a delicious treat for a sunny day. Quick and easy to make, and only 35 calories each- they’re perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth, without ruining your diet plan. Keep some in the freezer for whenever you need a snack!
Christmas dinner can cause a bit of anxiety when you’re trying to lose weight. Most of us are used to over-indulging on Christmas day, filling up on delicious foods and eating far more than we normally would. But what about your new healthy eating and weight loss plan? It’s not going to be a day of losing weight, but you can reduce the diet damage without being completely miserable.
Don’t be too strict on yourself- you’re not supposed to feel deprived and unhappy on Christmas! Let yourself relax a little and enjoy the day with your family and friends. Remember that Christmas is one day of the year- it’s okay to indulge a little just this once. You’ll without a doubt go over your usual calorie limit- but the damage to your diet plan doesn’t have to be disastrous. Be smart and indulge in moderation, and you can enjoy a treat without gaining weight.
Here are a few tips to help you reduce the diet-impact of Christmas Day…
For a delicious Christmas treat that won’t completely destroy your diet, indulge in these tasty meringue cookies. Light and colourful, they’ll bring a little festive Christmas joy into your day, with only 42 calories each. Plus, they’re easy to make- so whip up a batch for when guests stop by.
New Australian research has suggested that just four weeks of consuming a diet high in fat can modify a person's palate, so that you are less able to taste fat properly- which means you may not be able to recognize when you are full and satisfied.
Response to fat helps the body to recognize fullness and satiety. Basically, the more fat you consume on a regular basis, the more likely you are to overeat at meals and feel urges to eat in between. The good news is, eating a diet low in fat can over time actually make you feel more full on fewer calories.
Celebs thrive by it. But does it actually help? Organic foods are as hot as the latest lip balm. Here is a quick look through to see if it can make a change to your diet, weight loss plans and ultimately your well being.
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