It's true, fruits and veggies actually are good for you, and they fill you up without feeling bloated or guilty. I try to eat 5 to 7 servings a day, low calorie but high in nutrients, vitamins, and minerals.
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I have a hard time eating fruits and veggies, so I try to eat them first at each meal, before I fill up on carbs & protein. Or I'll have a piece of fruit while I'm cooking/preparing my main meal. Not only do I make sure I get my freggies, I usually end up eating less during the meal because I already have something in my tummy.
If I'm wanting to eat I ask myself two simple questions: Are you hungry? Are you willing to eat fruits or veggies? If the answer to both of those is yes, then I know I'm truly hungry and I eat something healthy. If the answer to either of those is no, then it's off to drink some water and do something else.
Eating low Glycemic Index foods will release the glucose slowly, providing you with a steady level of energy and will let you lose weight easily.You still need to watch the fat content of your diet and eat fruits and veggies. Try to keep fat to 10 grams per day and your fiber from 35-50 grams.
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