06/25/15- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Saturday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 26. June 2014 15:40

      Many people enjoy pre-mixed yogurts, but they can be filled with sugar, which reduces the overall benefits of yogurt. Even a low-fat version of fruit-flavored yogurt can be filled with 3 grams of fat, and up to 47 grams of sugar.  The American Heart Association recommends for a 2000 calorie a day food plan,  that 125 grams of sugar should be the upper limit.  That ‘one’ breakfast food takes up a large part of your daily intake.

            Try creating your own by taking the non-fat plain yogurt (or look at sugar content in the vanilla flavor),  or 0% Greek yogurt (my favorite). Then you can add your favorite fresh fruit and sprinkle high-fiber, low- calorie breakfast cereal, ground flax seed for fiber or pecans for added healthy fat and protein.

            It’s a clean eating solution to create a healthy, low calorie, low- sugar breakfast, snack, or dessert.



* Tip of the Day:

Having 5-6 small meals a day increases your metabolism, burn calories and helps you balance your blood sugar levels.

 

Pliometrics DVD- 55 minutes

walk the street with my kids

06/25/11 - Saturday Food Diary:

Breakfast-

1 whole wheat wrap (100 cal)

2 tbls organic almond butter (186 cal)

1/2 banana, 1/8 cup strawberries (70 cal)

A.M. Snack-

whey protein shake (125 cal)

Lunch- restaurant

grilled veggie open face sandwich (420 cal.) * approximate guess

small bowl of mixed fruit (55 cal)

P.M. Snack-

2 oz roasted almonds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds bought at the organic market, roasted at home at 400 degrees for 8 minutes, a pinch of sea swalt added to overall batch (147 cal)

Dinner- Wedding Reception  My sister had a lovely wedding and reception.

2 glasses wine (200 cal)

1 lobster ( no butter)(310 cal)

1 piece proscuto, 1 piece salami appetisers  (100 cal)

2 oz filet steak (180 cal)

1lemon cupcake (140 cal)

TOTAL CALORIES-2063

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