Fruit Smoothie Diets

Fruit, Vegetable & Lean Meat Diet
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A diet consisting of lean protein, fresh fruits and vegetables mimics the diets of our ancient ancestors and, proponents believe, best suits our genetics and digestion. Such a diet, embodied in the Paleo Diet Plan, can be very healthy, but challenging to stick to because it is so restrictive. The high protein content keeps you sated and you acquire tons of fiber and nutrients through fresh raw produce. The diet puts no limits on the amounts of fruit, vegetables and lean meat you may eat--but it does forbid the intake of any food that does not fall into those categories.


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Eat unlimited amounts of lean cuts of meat. Focus on seafood, skinless white meat poultry, pork tenderloin, flank steak, bison and wild game. Trim away all visible fat.


Eat liberal amounts of fresh fruits and vegetables. Do not limit your intake of these items. Eat much of your produce raw to maximize nutritional value and fiber. Go for high-volume, low-calorie vegetables like lettuce, broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower.


Substitute healthy oils for butter, margarine and shortening. Use olive oil, flaxseed, nut oils and avocado oil to help decrease your intake of saturated fat. Make these natural, plant-based oils the basis of all fats in your diet.


Avoid foods that would not have been available to people in hunting and gathering times--this includes peanut butter, pasta or any other products containing flour. Forgo all grains, legumes (beans, peas and soy), dairy, refined sugar, starchy vegetables and coffee because these were not available to humans prior to the introduction of agriculture.


Stay away from yeast and salt. Do not eat baked goods, pickled foods, vinegar or food products that have gone through fermentation because these foods are not as quality of a source of fiber and B Vitamins as are fruits and vegetables. Season food with powdered garlic or onion, citrus juices, pepper, cayenne and chili powder or other natural spices which enhance health and do not cause bloating as does salt.

Source: www.livestrong.com


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You can eat as much fruit as you want.

2009-08-19 21:34:17 by joanna18

High carb diets are best- ditch the low carb!
here's what i ate today-
1.) smoothie (3 bananas, 10 strawberries, 4 handfuls spinach, water)
2.) smoothie (4 bananas and 3 cups grapes)
3.) 2 bananas and 6 dried figs
4.) 10 dried figs
5.) 4 bananas, 4 cups grapes, and 3 tbsp raw carob powder.
i'm a cashier and don't get a break so figs are easy to eat while i'm at the register. so you see, you can definitely eat fruit all day and be satisfied! hope this helps and good luck.

Smoothie

2007-08-08 11:00:39 by A-muse-d

6 oz plain, homemade, low-fat yogurt
2 overripe bananas
1/2 cup mixed frozen fruit (peach, honeydew, strawberry)
1/4 cup blueberries
splash of coffee creamer
blended and served with a flexi-straw.
Yesterday was a horrible day in the realm of healthy diets... I barely ate most of the day and ended it with 2 double Capitan and cokes. :( I never ever do carbonated beverages but it was a birthday party and the bar offered dollar drinks all night. Guess I'm fortunate to have had only had two!
Yesterday I had a smoothie for breakfast, wasn't hungry for most of the day, had some baked beans as a late lunch, snacked on watermelon, a granola bar and around midnight I had a large slice of pesto pizza but I did leave a fair amount of the crust behind

Start with a green smoothie for breakfast

2008-06-05 07:37:11 by thinkingisfree

Most important meal of the day.
60% fruit
40% greens
I use frozen bananas with oranges, strawberries and a handful of Kale, add a little water to blend. It will leave you feeling satified for a few hours. I tend to eat mostly raw in the morning to afternoon, then switch to a regular dinner. If you want sweets, dried fruit is a great replacement. You can also make raw chocolate with coconut oil, agave or honey for a treat.
I personally don't believe in diets. If you get rid of processed food, and eat whole foods, you will lose weight.

Gosh, i should be studying right now!!

2010-04-30 17:15:44 by joanna18

Haha but this poll looked fun!
1.) pineapple-orange-banana smoothie
2.) low-carb diets are good for you
3.) rollerblading
4.) running
5.) you are and will always be beautiful
6.) fruit-banana, veggie-celery, protein-spinach
7.) i guess just being happy with myself is a reward


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