According to an article in Nutrition & Metabolism they say a that four-year study concluded people on a high-protein, low-carb diet had an average decrease in A1C of 1.2% (from 8% to 6.8%) Journal of Nutrition, found that even moderate increases in protein & decreases in carbohydrates led to a reduction in abdominal fat. Eggs have dozens of essential nutrients, no carbs,100 calories or less & protein, include poulty & lean meat as protein sources which will improve glycemic control & weight loss
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I have found that what appears to be a lot of belly fat is partly lack of muscle tone in the abdominal region. For me, this is due to having had two children and a hysterectomy.
I drive a city transit bus for a living, and I have been working on my abdominal muscles while driving by tightening my ab muscles while sitting at red lights, then releasing them when the light turns green. This turns what would normally be an unproductive part of my day into something positive and productive.
treat yourself Frozen Hot Chocolate only 150 calories
½ cup chocolate syrup 1 cup fat-free evaporated milk ½ tsp vanilla extract 3 cups ice cubes Reduced-fat whipped topping or dark chocolate shavings, for garnish (optional)
Combine the chocolate syrup, evaporated milk, vanilla, and ice in a blender and blend until completely smooth. Pour into glasses, and garnish with a dollop of whipped topping or a sprinkling of chocolate shavings if desired.
Eating unsaturated fats, including polyunsaturated & monounsaturated fats, can help to lower triglyceride levels.Reduce triglyceride levels by eating fish or fish oil. Polyunsaturated & monounsaturated fat reduce blood levels of triglycerides. Trans fats and saturated fats raise them. Too much fat around your waist, high blood pressure, high triglycerides, high blood sugar &abnormal cholesterol levels increase the risk of heart disease, metabolic syndrome & stroke. Read lables please!
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