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Super Foods & Fat Loss Diet Tips

Can you hand on heart honestly say that you are feeding your body with the correct fuel to make sure that it’s running well?

There are some important rules to follow with a healthy diet and if you’re not already, stick to these rules and you will ensure you’re getting the nutrients your body needs to feel healthy and strong.

Super Foods in your Diet lead to a Super Human You!

FAT LOSS DIET TIPS:

1 ~ Eat 5 meals each day, breakfast, snack, lunch, snack, dinner

2 ~ Eat your last meal before 7/8pm at night

3 ~ Choose, natural foods which are provided by the earth and buy organic whenever you can

4 ~ Eat only vegetable carbs in the evening

5 ~ Eat like the French and have a larger lunch

6 ~ Stay well hydrated so that you don’t confuse hunger with thirst!

7 ~ Always ensure that you ‘pack-a-snack’, almonds and apple, celery and peanut butter, multi seed crackers and low fat cottage chese.

Snack to succeed in your “fat loss diet” plans

8 ~ Every meal should include a balance of Protein, Complex Carbs and Fats

TOP 5 SUPER FOODS

Forget basic broccoli, these foods are far more interesting and the great thing is you can buy them all from your local supermarket.

1. Salmon
Salmon is one of the tastiest, richest sources of omega 3 fatty acids; these are essential fatty acids which are important for your overall health. Helping to ward off diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. Unlike omega 6 which is found naturally in our bodies, omega 3 is only found in certain foods and salmon is a perfect example. Eat two to three times per week.

2. Blueberries
Blueberries are high in antioxidants and phytoflavinoids; they are also high in potassium and vitamin C, making them the top choice of doctors and nutritionists. Not only can they lower your risk of heart disease and cancer, they are also anti-inflammatory. Aim for 1 cup a day.

3. Walnuts
Walnuts are one of the best sources of plant protein. They are rich in B vitamins, magnesium, fiber and antioxidants. Compared to other nuts walnuts have higher amounts of omega 3 fatty acids. So get cracking today (couldn’t help myself), eat around 8 halves a day.

4. Pomegranates
Pomegranates have become one of the most talked about super foods over the past couple of years. Both the fruit and the juice are full of antioxidants, helping to lower blood pressure and reduce cholesterol.

5. Dark Chocolate
Yes, you read it right chocolate, but always go for the dark variety with at least 70% cocoa content, which contains less sugar and less fat. It is packed full of antioxidants and can even help lower blood pressure. Aim for no more than 100 calories per day.

There you have it, 5 of my favourite Fat Loss Diet super foods.

I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

I’ve also included below one of my favourite Super Food receipes
for you to try as a perfect summer meal for you and all the family.

Oven Baked Teriyaki Salmon with Stir Fry Vegatables
(If you don’t eat fish just switch to Chicken, Turkey or Tofu)
Serves 4
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 22 Minutes

Ingredients:
4 X 150g/5 oz Salmon Fillets (organic/line caught)
1 small bunch of Green Onions (spring onions)
1 tsp of fresh chopped Ginger Root
1 Yellow Bell Pepper & 1 Red Bell Pepper
2 Cups of Soya Beans
2 Cups of Cabbage (any) shredded
4 cloves of Garlic
4 tsp Sesame Oil
1 small Chili Pepper
1/2 Cup Sesame Seeds
125g/4 oz Shitake Mushrooms (or other)
1 tbsp Soy Sauce
1 tbsp Teriyaki Sauce
1 tbsp White Vinegar

To Make:
Place the Salmon into a shallow dish, cover with a splash of Teriyaki
sauce and a sprinkle of diced green onions with a grind of peppercorn.
Cover with foil and stand to the side. Pre heat oven to 350F or 180C.

Use a wok or a large & deep frying pan and add the sesame oil.
Chop/slice all of the other ingredients ready to place into the wok.
(slice the bell peppers length ways, dice the other ingredients)

Place the wok on a medium heat (do not leave unattended!).
Place the Salmon fillets in the middle of the oven and cook for 20 minutes.
Add the peppers, cabbage, chili and soya beans to the wok and stir repeatedly.
Next add the mushrooms, ginger, green onions, garlic, sesame seeds.
Stir fry for around 2 minutes then add the white vinegar, followed by the soy and teriyaki sauce and stir all ingredient together so the flavours all mix in.

Serve onto plates or large bowls immediately placing the salmon fillets on top and pour any remaining juices over this delicious and highly nutritious meal.

Enjoy!

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