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Tips for losing weight without a diet (Part 2/2)

Tips for losing weight

When you’re out, at the restaurant, choose to eat “à la carte” and avoid going for the “open buffet”. By doing so, it would be easier for you to control the quantity of food consumed. Substitute drinkable calories (soft drinks and fruit juices) with pieces of lemon or orange or pineapple soaked in water, to which you add the same ...

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Tips for losing weight without a diet (Part 1/2)

Astuces pour perdre du poids

If you love pasta a lot, try to replace it with thin slices of cooked zucchini and a few carrots. Then, add some grilled tomatoes to them as well as shredded low-fat cheese. Want to prepare a cake? Reduce the number of egg yolks to the max, or banish them completely, and only use egg white. Also, replace the fat ...

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Is it true that salt does not contain calories?

Is it true that salt

Yes, indeed. It is true that salt, which is essential to our dietary balance, has no caloric value (1g salt = 0 calories). Also, let’s not forget that an excessive consumption of salt can promote water retention, especially in people prone to such a problem. Furthermore, the WHO recommends the consumption of less than 5 grams of salt per day ...

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Is it true that pistachios are low in proteins?

Is it true that pistachios

Absolutely not, this is not true. In fact, pistachios are a good source of proteins (about 20 g/100 g) and of dietary fibres. Thus, this food has the ability to provide you with a good sense of satiety and it helps you control your appetite. – The nutritional benefits of pistachios are numerous. They are beneficial to the cardiovascular system ...

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Milk chocolate: Food composition for 100 grams

milk chocolate

What follows is a summary of the nutritional composition of 100 grams of… Milk chocolate Calories, vitamins, minerals, fiber, fat, etc. Energy (kcal) – 555 Energy (kJ) – 2310 Water (g) – 0.58 Protein (g) – 7.41 Protein, crude (g) – 7.41 Carbohydrate (g) – 52.9 Fat (g) – 34.3 Sugars (g) – 49.5 Starch (g) – 2.6 Dietary fibres ...

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Maamool: The calories, the hidden side, and the tips

Maamool

No matter how diversified are the recipes for preparing Maamool, and whatever its size and shape might be, it remains that this sweet food that’s so dear to our hearts is very rich in sugar, in saturated fats and in calories. Furthermore, it is often found that the caloric value of one piece of medium sized Maamool (stuffed with walnuts, ...

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Is it true that sesame seeds are a good source of calcium?

Is it true that sesame

Indeed, this is true. Sesame seeds are known to be a good source of calcium. Moreover, they are a source of dietary fibers which facilitate intestinal transit and promote the absorption of carbohydrates and fats. Such a fact affects positively blood cholesterol levels. According to the USDA, each 100 grams of these seeds contain 975 milligrams of calcium which is ...

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Date, pulp and peel, dried: Food composition for 100 grams

dates

What follows is a summary of the nutritional composition of 100 grams of… Date, pulp and peel, dried Calories, vitamins, minerals, fiber, fat, etc. Energy (kcal) – 287 Energy (kJ) – 1221 Water (g) – 22.9 Protein (g) – 1.81 Protein, crude (g) – 1.81 Carbohydrate (g) – 64.7 Fat (g) – 0.25 Sugars (g) – 64.7 Starch (g) – X Dietary fibres (g) – 7.3 Polyols (g) ...

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