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Recipes That Fit for Your HCG Diet

Probably the toughest aspect of the HCG diet is the attempt to change what are sometimes life-long eating habits. These changes undoubtedly include calorie reduction. Phase II of the diet is probably the toughest because this is where the participant must follow the 500-calorie per day Very Low Calorie Diet or VLCD. If you are not careful, you can get into a routine of eating the same low-calorie foods each day which presents a risk of boredom that could ultimately influence you to abandon the diet. Here are a few recipe tips that can help you avoid that scenario and get the enjoyment along with the nutrition you need.

It is important to use plenty of spices when preparing your recipes. That’s because spices add flavor and vitamins plus give you a sensation that you are eating something. For example, garlic and red peppers add very little in the form of calories but are both healthy and bring out the flavor in the food.
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Sweet Corn Receipe for Summer

Summer is here now and one of the most anticipated treats is the delight of enjoying a fresh ear of sweet corn brushed with melted butter. Corn on the cob is delicious, but there’s more than one way to serve fresh corn. Along with the corn harvest comes a big variety of other vegetables and dishes.

When you cut the corn from the cob, the possibilities for preparing corn are endless. You can add it to bread to make a wonderful spoon bread recipe, or a great Southern favorite, corn pudding. Corn combines well with other summer vegetables such as tomatoes, bell peppers and onions. The secret to a great dish is to use the freshest corn available. The less time that passes between the garden and the finished recipe the better.
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Preparing Low-carb Recipes is Easier Than You Think

Everyone these days wants to find easy, low-carb recipes to build a healthy diet that is low in carbohydrates. With the recent low-carb craze, dieters can find information all over the place. Here are some guidelines to help you get what you want out of the low-carb phenomenon.

Whether you are searching the Internet, paging through a cookbook or digging through a friend’s pile of recipes, you need to keep in mind what it is that you want out of this diet. You should desire low-carb recipes that appeal to you, that will help you lose weight healthily, that you want to eat and that you can prepare without too big a headache.
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Choosing the Right Oils Can Improve Your Health?

Everyone knows the foods to eat that improve health, although how we cook the food can be just as important. With there being so many oils and butter products claiming to be the best, it can be quite difficult to know which ones to use and which ones to avoid.

1. Canola oil
Canola oil is a popular oil, with many physicians claiming that it has the ability to lower the risk of heart disease. The oil is low in saturated fat, high in monounsaturated fat, and offers the best fatty acid composition when compared to other oils.
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Gourmet Olives 101

The history of olives and olive oil can be traced back to at the least biblical times. When the waters of the great flood subsided and Noah sent forth a dove it was an olive leaf she returned carrying in her mouth. It is known that as long as 6000 years ago olive oil was used as fuel in lamps. Maybe it was this olive oil that created such a beautiful Genie for Major Anthony Nelson to rescue in the popular television sitcom I Dream of Genie.
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