Summer Diet Plan
Want to give a try to short hemlines in this warm weather? Follow the summer diet plan.
Give your muffin top and flabby thighs rest this summer and flaunt your newly discovered toned figure by following this summer slim diet plan.
Your breakfast should contain only 270 calories. Here are three breakfast options for you to choose from:
Chopped veggies (e.g., onion, mushroom, tomato)
1 slice of whole-wheat toast 1 deal
1 cup fruit salad
Why Eat Omelette and Fruit Salad?
Overweight and obese women can, with a protein-packed breakfast, successfully reduce 65 percent more weight than women who consume bagel-only breakfast containing equivalent number of calories. According to Louisiana State University, these women can also have 83 percent greater waist reduction.
3/4 cup (175 mL)low-fat plain yogurt
1/2 cup (125 mL) skimmed milk
1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh or frozen berries
Why Have Smart Smoothie?
Your Smart smoothie is a good source of vitamin D, which curbs the risk of endometrial, colorectal and breast cancer, as well as autoimmune diseases. Smoothie will keep you hydrated and cool.
MIX IT ALL
1/2 small whole-wheat bagel 1 deal
1 hard-boiled omega-3 egg 1 deal
1 medium fruit, such as an apple or pear 1 deal
Why Eat Whole Grains?
Consume whole-grain breakfast to keep your blood sugar levels on track.
This meal should be inclusive of only 360-calories. Choose from the two options.
TOMATO & TUNA MELT
1/2 cup (125 mL) canned tuna, water-packed
2 tsp (10 mL) low-fat mayo
2 slices whole-wheat toast
1 slice each of tomato and red onion
1/4 cup (50 mL) grated cheese or 1/3 cup/75 mL low-fat cheese
Mix tuna and mayo and put tomato, onion and then cheese on each bread slice. To melt the cheese, put under broiler for a few minutes.
3 oz (85 g) grilled salmon
11/2 cups (375 mL) grilled or roasted veggies
1 cup (125 mL) cooked brown rice
2 cups (500 mL) torn spinach leaves with 1 Tbsp (15 mL) sliced almonds
Sprinkle lemon juice on salmon and veggies. Now sprinkle vegetable oil spray on veggies and bake at 375°F for 30 minutes. You can also grill on barbecue.
4 oz (115 g) lean beef or chicken
1 and1/2 cups veggies such as broccoli, carrots, peppers and cabbage
2 Tbsp (25 mL) teriyaki or hoisin sauce
1 cup brown rice or whole-wheat pasta
Put a few drops of oil into the pan to sauté meat and veggies. Add sauce. Top cooked rice or pasta with it.
Feel free to consume calorie and sugar free fluids throughout the day.
- Water and club soda.
- Lime water.
- Sugar-free tea.
- Chilled herbal tea.
- Green or lemon tea.
- Black coffee or regular one..
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Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team Jun 16, 2012
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