11/15/12-Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Sunday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 15. November 2012 11:18

 

There has been a lot of buzz as of late, about the benefits of green tea to combat belly fat.  Green tea is rich in immunity- boosting antioxidants and a proven metabolism booster.  To aid in the absorption of these benefits to your body, add some lemon juice or any citrus juice.  That juice increases the absorption up to 80% according to researchers @ Purdue University.My sister spoke to a nutritionist and that person recommended she stop drinking coffee in the a.m. (and she was a hard-core stiff coffee drinker!), and to switch to green tea.  It’s too soon to see if her new plan will show results for her.  I found a brand of low-calorie, green tea with lemon or raspberry or peach flavors added.  I’ve been drinking 1 every morning when doing my cardio and weight training.  Their tasty and low-calorie so, I’ll give it a try. Keep checking in and I’ll let you know.                                                       

Sunday- 11/16 Food Diary:

Breakfast-

Organic steel cut oats,

peaches(170 cal)

Whole wheat toast (80 cal)

A.M. Snack- 1 apple (47 cal)

Lunch-  Restaurant

Chicken wrap (300 cal) approximate 

P.M. Snack-

1 small apple (50 cal)  

Dinner- 

2 oz. Mahi Mahi (50 cal) 

Salad- mixed greens,

1 oz. fat free feta,

4 cherry tomatoes (60 cal)

¾ cup brown rice (170 cal)

Dessert-

1 apple (50 cal)

10 organic, roasted, no-salt, almonds(105 cal)

TOTAL CALORIES-1229

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