A great way to increase your fruit and veg and also water intake is to combine the two! I add the juice of a lemon or lime (or a bit of each if I'm feeling dangerous) to 2 cups of water. It's a really refreshing drink and I have this twice a day. It may be an acquired taste but I love it! The juice of each lemon or lime counts as one of your five a day, and of course the water counts towards your eight cups. Win/win!
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Sneaky ways to get in protein and stay fuller longer!
The newest additions to the Yoplait family is the Greek yogurt and Yoplait smoothies. The Greek yogurt is yummy, unlike other brands, if you don't get unflavored, 130 calories, 12 grams of protein, 0 fat. Smoothies use only skim milk and are 140 calories plus 1 cup of skim milk. Yum!
I eat the same breakfast every day to lower my cholestrol---oatmeal with usually some fruit. I used to put it in the Nutrition tracker every day til I realized I could SAVE SOME TIME & ENERGY by copying it a week ahead on the COPY CUSTOM FOODS above the meal listed [on the Nutrition Tracker] . That little amt. of time INVESTED has SAVED ME TIME and TIME AGAIN [pun intended!]. If I am making a big batch of food,say a SP recipe for chili, I can copy THAT CUSTOM FOOD for Dinner a week ahead ...
...or however many days!These ways of tracking food help KEEP me on the Nutrition Tracker and THAT helps keeps my goal weight maintained!
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