Archive for September, 2010

Restaurant Rules

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The most apparent thing to remember is that a chef doesnt care about your waistline.. whatsoever.  His main objective is to satisfy your tastebuds.

Unfortunately this is done with generous helpings of cream, fats, salt and sugars (the bad stuff). Here are some rules when ordering out:

1.  Eat some green veg an hour before dinner (Raw brocolli, anything, just endure the taste!) You dont want to be too hungry when your meal arrives. Hunger releases the fat storing hormone Cortisol.

2.  Although ...

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Breads – The Good.. The Bad.. And The Doughy!

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The cardinal rule of baked goods is this:   A doughy bread/baked good will make you doughy!

The modified flours used to make these “tasty breads” cause serious bloating, and are also Higher GI, meaning they are more likely to be stored as bodyfat. Think of squeezing a doughnut or a pan of white bread (Easy), now think of squeezing a packet of Ryvita (Hard). Things like Ryvita are produced with less flour and more “whole” ingredients. Wholemeal and Wholegrain bread are mid range health ...

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