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SLASALLE SparkPoints: (215,651)
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7/16/13 10:51 A

I find that if I replace one meal a day with something as minimal as this, I am overly hungry at the next meal, and have found myself overeating as a result.

Just another consideration ...

HEALTHYJEN11 SparkPoints: (33,931)
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7/16/13 10:21 A

I just found a new recipe for blending a green smoothie:
1-2 T nuts/seeds (I'm going to try chia seeds)
1c. Fruit (pineapple, mango, etc)
2-3 c. greens (spinach, kale etc)
1 c. liquid (almond milk, etc)
1 c. ice

AUGUSTREADY SparkPoints: (1,560)
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7/16/13 3:58 A

Consider blending rather than juicing - that way you consume the fibre and other good bits that can be wasted through juicing...

Nutrients you will get plenty of; what you'll be lacking is protein...so consider adding a scoop of protein powder to boost your intake if necessary...otherwise, add nuts and seeds for a healthier alternative (keeping in mind calories will be higher due to fat content, and protein contribution lower).

NEETAP Posts: 1
7/16/13 3:50 A

Will replacing one meal a day with fresh vegetable or fruit juice help with weight loss and still provide all the necessary nutrients? Also how can I use the fibre left over from juicing? emoticon

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