Low Calorie Eating Plan (example)

Breakfast 1 cup bran cereal 1 cup skim milk 1 banana Lunch Tuna sandwich with whole grain bread and low fat mayo 2 cups raw vegetable crudités (carrot, red pepper, celery) 1 small apple Afternoon Snack Nectarine or an Apple Sparkling water with lemon Dinner 85gram grilled chicken breast ¾ cup steamed green beans Salad…

What is Calories?

A calorie is a unit of energy that your body uses to perform its numerous functions. The three nutrients in the food you eat, which provide your body with energy – or calories – are carbohydrates, protein and fat. Eat approximately 1500 calories (for men) and 1000 calories(for women) each day from a combination of…

List of 100-Calorie Food Portions

100 Calorie Food Portions Your body uses calories for basic functions, such as breathing, sleeping and making blood. The food you eat is broken down and used for energy which comes from carbohydrates, protein and fat. Spread your snacks and meals throughout the day so your body has a continuous supply of the energy it…

Healthy Low Calorie Foods

Calories and Food There is no need for tough choices. You can eat well, be healthy and lose weight all in the same, well, bite. Of course, moderate portions and exercise will assist you on your way to a new, more slender you, but choose the right foods and you can get healthful, nutritious sustenance…

What to Eat when you have GOUT

Gout: Foods that Help, Foods that Hurt Increase Fluids Changing your diet may help you manage chronic gout and help reduce symptoms such as joint pain. Start by increasing your fluid because dehydration might trigger gout attacks. One study showed that men who drank 5 to 8 glasses of water in a 24-hour period had…