04/19/15- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Tuesday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 20. April 2014 11:37

 

 

According to a daily e-news letter I get on Diabetes, researchers believe that replacing white rice with whole grains could possibly lower the risk of diabetes by as much as 36%.  There are a lot of

 grains that you can replace white rice with for a healthier choice to help replace refined carbohydrates:

 

1.       Brown rice- If you think brown rice is too chewy or tuff, you need to try a different brand.  Try adding low-salt or no-salt chicken bouillon or low-salt chicken stock instead of water.  It adds a lot of flavor.

2.       Quinoa- It has a lot of soluble fiber, which adds bulk to your food plan, which helps you feel fuller.

3.       Oats- a 1 oz. un-cooked serving makes about a ½ cup of cooked oats.  Try steel cut oats, which leaves more of the whole grain intact.  It is a denser texture, and has to cook longer.  Add cinnamon for a great flavor and has been linked to lowering blood sugar levels.

4.       Bugler what- It’s great in salads or as a side dish and has a nutty flavor.  You can add flavored vinegars, parsley, cilantro, cucumbers or sweet red or yellow pepper for a great cold side dish.

5.       Buckwheat- Try buckwheat flour vs. white flour for baking.  It boosts soluble water content which regulates blood glucose levels.

Making a switch to one of these products in an effort to reduce white flour can make you feel more full, and helps you stick to a clean eating plan, which is a positive change for healthy living.

 

Workout 04/19/11: Tuesday

pliometrics DVD- 45 minutes

Food Diary 04/19/11: Tuesday

Breakfast-

4 egg whites, 1 cup spinach (100 cal.)

whole wheat toast, 1.5 tbls organic almond butter (200 cal)

1 apple (67 cal)

A.M. Snack-

Lunch-

4 oz Mahi mahi (85 cal)

Salad- 1 cup spinach, 1/2 sweet pepper,1/2 cup broccoli slaw, 1/8 cup beets (65 cal.)

1 apple ( 57 cal)

P.M. Snack-

1 cup protein cereal( 120 cal)

1/2 cup strawberries( 30 cal)

Dinner-

4 oz strip steak (180 cal)

1 cup steamed cauliflower( 50 cal)

1/2 cup whole wheat rotini, garlic, olive oil (149 cal)

1 cup organic brown rice (120 cal)

1 cup vegetable soup ( 130 cal)

Dessert-

1 whole wheat waffle, 1 tbls organic almond butter( 220 cal)

TOTAL CALORIES-1573

Tags: , , ,

Paula's Healthy Living

Comments are closed


Copyright © 2004-2017 YourCity.MD LLC All Rights Reserved. The information on this Website is provided as a courtesy of YourCity.MD. This Website is designed as a resource portal for informational purposes only and does not contain any warranties. Reliance on any information found on or through this Website or links found on this Website is entirely at your own risk. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call 911 or your local Emergency number immediately. YourCity.MD and its affiliates are not responsible for the content found on any links contained herein and do not necessarily agree with any of their opinions. - View Full Terms & Conditions