Started using rice flour instead of enriched flour, avoiding anything that say enriched wheat. Planning my meals for a week. More fruits and vegetables. Making small packages with vegetables and snacks readily available to snack on. Reading labels on foods. Eat 3 medium size meals and 3 small meals to maintain blood sugar levels. No spikes
The breakfast that gets me through the morning energized is Oatmeal, fruit, an egg and herbal green tea. My favourite snack a cup of fruit, 1 oz of cheese and brown rice thins
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A tasty, interesting base for a spread or cheese. Whole grains and lots of non-grain seeds, plus (sigh) some enriched wheat flour. They're not as sturdy as some crackers, so you have to spread gently, but even my husband (who hates almost anything whole wheat) likes them.
100 calories in 6 crackers, with 2 g fiber and 3 g protein.
I learned this from the Eat This, NOt That books. Read carefully when buying breads and things. If it says "wheat bread" or "made with wheat" or "made with whole grains", it is NOT WHOLE WHEAT/GRAIN. It just has some thrown in, and the rest is just processed white flour. It must say "Whole Wheat" or "100% whole wheat" for it to really be whole grain.
If you are looking to lower your carbohydrate intake, try Sprouted wheat bread by The Sprouted Bakehouse (Cybros) company. Goggle "Cybros" to get more information. Each slice has 4 grams of net carbs, 5 grams of protein, 3 grams of fiber and is only 65 calories. I have reduced my carbohydrate intake dramatically by eating 1-2 slices of this bread whenever I need a slice of bread for a sandwich, toast, etc. You can find Sprouted Wheat Bread at Whole Foods Market. Enjoy!
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