Instead of paying for the expensive fruity not good for you drinks...I take part of my fruit and put in my bottle and there you have your fruit drink...you can mix it up with strawberries and blueberries or orange water...yummy!
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Increase your food volume, be more satisfied & lose weight
Choose foods that have a high water content (fruits, vegetables, low-fat milk, cooked grains, lean meats, poultry, fish, beans) to increase satisfaction.
My favorite example is to compare two sandwiches, one with 4-5 oz sliced turkey and 1 oz cheese; one with 2-3 oz sliced turkey, a sliced tomato, 1 cup of fresh spinach, and 1 cup of sprouts. The sandwich with less protein and filled with veggies has less calories, more volume and will be more satisfying. Enjoy!
A great book to read on this subject is "The Volumetrics Weight Control Plan: Feel Full on Fewer Calories" by Barbara Rolls and Robert A Barnett (2000)
Just about anything tastes great in a salad and really breaks up the monotony of plain lettuce tomato. Of course, start with lettuce as a base, but left over chopped meats, steamed veggies, water chestnuts, fruits, cheeses, even cooked dried beans and texture, protein, and nutrients.
You can even turn that "garbage salad into a complete meal by topping with quinoa or rice and protein ot chilli w/tomato, onion and a slice or two of avocado. Salsa also makes a great dressing!!!
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