Shape Magazine has put together a list of the top 50 Summer diet foods. Whatever does that mean? Does it mean if we eat these, we will automatically lose weight or are we supposed to add these to our normal routines?
We were curious about what they had come up with and were impressed by this vast list. Take a look and let us know what you think. Some of these items could be pretty hard to find.
For instance, “Ceviche is a wonderful lean protein source found on many Mexican menus throughout the summer months, and it’s easy to make at home, says Sharon Richter, a registered dietitian in New York City. Depending on what type of fish is used, ceviche can range between 120-175 calories per serving. (And word has it that Lady Gaga fuels up on ceviche while on tour).” Click here to read more.
“You know carrots are good for you, but did you know that purple carrots are even better? “Purple carrots contain all of the phytochemicals found in orange carrots, and they also contain anthocyanins, which are potent antioxidants,” says Dr. Robert Rey, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, reality TV star of Dr. 90210, and author of Body by Rey.This sweet, crunchy snack is loaded with powerful anti-aging properties and protects against damage caused by oxidation (free radicals).” Click here to read more.
“Full of nutrients and phytochemicals, plums are light in calories but heavy on flavor. And they also make a great dessert! Indulge without ruining your diet with this recipe for Alsatian plum cakes.”