Sunday, June 3, 2007

The Best Diet Foods

If you aim to be on a daily diet of 1500 calories, you should plan to get about 900 calories a day from grains, fruits and vegetables.
· Spinach, at 13 calories in 2 cups of chopped raw spinach, is one of the lowest cost sources of nutrition you can give your body. It fortifies your body with folic acid as well.
· Half a grapefruit has only 40 calories and you get vitamin C and lycopene that is great for the body.
· Try multi-grain waffles-2 @ 190calories
· Whole grain breads have enormous nutritional value, vitamins and roughage that your body needs. Calories vary so read label.
· Eat a banana or apple with 1 tablespoon of peanut or cashew butter-200 calories
· 6 ounces of plain low fat yogurt mixed with 2 teaspoons of honey and ½ cup blueberries-200 calories
· Half a cucumber cut in rounds and 10 baby carrots dipped in 1/3 cup hummus-200 calories
· 2 tablespoons of peanuts mixed in 2 ½ cups of light popcorn-200 calories
· Almonds-eat 23 nuts@170 calories-great source of Vitamin E
· 69 calories if you eat a medium orange-or 110 for 8 oz glass of O.J.
· Tex Mex Bake Potato-add 2 tablespoons tomato salsa and ½ cup black beans to your bake potato –283 calories plus added fiber.

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