Low Calorie Diet Menu

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Fish is one of the types of foods low in calories. Similarly, the crab meat. The reason people choose fish as a diet is because of the high protein content in fish that are useful for a balanced diet. Of course, how to cook an important role when the purpose of dieting is to lose weight. Avoid cooking fish with a fish fry in oil that much (deep-fried). One of the best ways to cook for those who want to lose weight is by steaming.

Chinese cabbage is a vegetable rich in fiber with a high water content and contain antioxidants that can prevent cancer. Because fiber-rich, chicory can launch a bowel movement and inhibit tumor growth. Chinese cabbage is a good food choice for dieters because of its low calorie (25 kcal per 100 grams) and also because they contain many vitamins and minerals (potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, zinc, fostor, boron, nitrates, beta-carotene, vitamin C, E, K, B1, B2, B6, folic acid and nicotinamide).

Carrots also have fairly low in calories (30 kcal per 100 g) making it suitable for dieting. Content of antioxidants is high so that the carrot carrots good for preventing cancer. High in fiber provide benefit launch defecation. Number of vitamins and minerals in carrots make this vegetable bulbs provide benefits for the eyes, skin and bone. Nutrient content of carrot protruding from the bulb in sodium, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, copper, zinc, aluminum, phosphorus, chloride, boron, bromide, and nitrate. The content of vitamins are useful for our body is beta-carotene, alphakaroten, vitamin E, B1, B2, B6, C, nicotinamide, pantothenic acid and folic acid. Among the class of vegetables, carrot has the amino acid content (protein) is quite high.

Bean pods have a high fiber content so good to smooth bowel movements. Pea also has benefits of lowering cholesterol levels in the blood.

Steaming is a kind way of cooking food cook with steam. It takes special equipment such as cormorant, or steamer which consists of 2 bunk pan, where the bottom filled with water and food placed in the bottom pot holes. Steaming can maintain flavor, color, and nutrient content in cooked foods (vitamins) are not lost because soluble in water. Steaming is the best cooking methods for fish.

Tomorrow I will post an example of a healthy diet rich in protein, high-fiber vegetables, low in calories.


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