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Saturday 20 September 2014

All the flavour, without the fat

Published 26/02/2013 | 06:00

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Every so often, I've had to go back on the "low GI diet" for a week or two to maintain my weight.

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I've found following this plan, helps me to lose an average of two or three pounds in a week. Here's a typical daily menu.

Breakfast

Porridge with low-fat milk and blueberries

Fat-free yogurt

Mid-morning snack

Apple or banana

Lunch

Two toasted brown muffins with cajun chicken and salad (use fresh lemon/lime instead of dressing)

Dinner

Prawn stir fry with vegetables and Chinese noodles

Evening snack

Blueberries or a piece of fruit and fat-free yogurt

Drinks

Tea or coffee with low-fat milk, water and diet sodas

Exercise

A 40-minute brisk walk

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