Archive for September, 2012

Salmon Burger and Salad

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SALAD

–   Toss salad ingredients and serve on the side.

2 cups lettuce

/2 cup (142 g) cucumber

2 slices tomato

1 tbsp (14 ml) balsamic vinegar

1 tsp (5 ml) olive oil

BURGER

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Metabolic Diet – Safe Fruits and Vegetables

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Although all fruits and vegetables are “healthy”, the Metabolic Diet centres around eating large quantities of fat burning foods. This becomes tricky with fruits and vegetables because some have too high a sugar content to help fat burning. Only the highest fibre fruits and veg with the smallest effect on blood sugar should be eaten regularly. The following separate lists for fruits and Vegetables will list those you ...

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Breakfast Smoothies

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Smoothie #1: Berry Blast!
1-2 scoops protein powder
8-10 oz unsweetened almond milk
1 cup mixed frozen berries
Stevia or xylitol to desired sweetness (if needed – natural sweeteners available in health shops)
Ice to desired thickness

Smoothie #2: Choc-PB Goodness!
1-2 scoops chocolate protein powder
2-3 tbsp natural peanut butter
1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
8-10 oz unsweetened almond milk
Ice to desired thickness

Smoothie ...

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Metabolic Diet Questionnaire (Take this 1 week into plan)

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The following questionnaire is for people who have been attempting a Metabolic Style of eating for over a week.

 

1.   Are you ever hungry?

YES  –   Not good. This goes against the whole plan. Raise your protein and fibre (veg) intake until                 you feel satisfied, or else your metabolism will drop. Remember to eat before you become hungry.

No  –   Good, but make sure you never feel too full. This could mean over-eating. If you feel                                 full check your intake quantities and possibly ...

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Metabolic Diet – Sweet Potato Wedges

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Sweet potatoes are on the “less of” food list. Eat these in moderation, only enough to balance blood sugar levels and never too late in the evening.  Eat only enough to feel you have sustained energy.

Ingredients

For the wedges
  • 2 sweet potato, cut into wedges
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper chervil, to garnish
Preperation Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.
  2. Toss the wedges with ...
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Jade Teta (MetabolicEffect.com) – A Word on Planning

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Heres a great word from Jade Teta, one of the authors of MetabolicEffect, the nutrtion system we’re trained in. The Metabolic Diet follows this system. It is aty the cutting edge of exercise science in the USA.

“The entire weight loss industry is filled with plans. The “stay away from grains plan”, the “paleo plan”, the “fasting plan”, the “low fat plan”, the “low carb plan”, Atkin’s, Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig…….these are all plans. And this feeds right into our desire ...

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Metabolic Mediteranean Beef Salad

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Ingredients

5 oz (142 g) lean eye of round beef

1/2 cup sliced red pepper

3/4

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Metabolic Diet – FAQ Sheet 1

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1.  Can I drink Alcohol?

Essentially alcohol is a step backwards, but we do have to live our lives and I wouldn’t expect anyone to alienate themselves from their social lives. Try to minimise alcohol intake, and stay hydrated as much as possible. Dehydration will add to the negative effects of the alcohol itself, so drink a glass of water after every drink. As you get leaner alcohol will affect you more anyway, so you’ll need a lot less to “enjoy ...

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Metabolic Diet – 5 Golden Rules Not To Break!

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I have gotten some feedback from people regarding the newest nutrition plan. Alot of people seem to have the right idea but just stray from the man objectives slightly. These are the 5 golden rules to remember regarding this plan.

1.    Never are you to be hungry.  Eat your meals before you have a chance to become hungry.

2.    Always keep “lots of” foods as the bulk of your intake. Add ...

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Metabolic Diet – Cheat Day

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As part of this metabolic style of eating, you can take one day a week where you eat what you want. The metabolic strength the diet gives you means you are less likely to put on fat when you stray from the plan.

I recommend that you leave this day rolling until you actually need it. An inpromptu work gig on a Thursday or a christening on a Saturday are both events you want to be able to enjoy. Its lost ...

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