31 Jan '11, 10am

Eat, to lose weight! What healthy food tips do you have? SHARE! :) #food #sg #diet #tips

Eat, to lose weight! What healthy food tips do you have? SHARE! :) #food #sg #diet #tips

AS long as we eat to live and not live to eat, we cannot go wrong. In short, you won't have a serious problem with weight gain. But there are simple guidelines. No need to starve or skip meals. In fact, an empty stomach will lead to all sorts of complications like acidity, ulcers, low blood sugar, migraines and irritability. Food, when taken in moderate amounts three to five times a day, assures you of gradual weight loss. In order to lose weight, stick to fruits and vegetables that rank low on the glycemic index. For example, did you know that watermelon is high on the glycemic index, simply because it is so naturally sweet? But that doesn't mean that we should never eat watermelon. As a nutritional fruit, it is low in carbohydrates and high in water, and contains lycopene, a carotenoid that has anti-inflammatory power (others are tomato, red grapefruit and guava). But th...

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