Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Did you know Calories are required by the body to producte energy?
Calories are required by the body to produce the energy to function. Calories are I all foods: Carbohydrate calories, protein calories, and fat calories. Most foods have combination of all three types of calories. The body will use what calories it needs to function, and then
1) stores unused carbs calories
2) eliminates ( through heat and waste) unused protein calories and unused fat calories.
Counting calorie I an effective way to lose weight if you are minimizing carbohydrates calories, which brings u back to counting carbs and keeping them under 50grams a day,
All green vegetables ( except green peas) have a minimal to no carbs, and they are excellent source of fiber, minerals, and vitamins.
Example of green vegetables: green beans, broccoli ,lettuce,cabbage, squash, spinach, turnip greens cucumbers celery ( ahh and so much more the list could go on.)