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6. Try this recipe when you are feeling peckish to curb your need to buy junk food, or feeling urge to have a smoke.
2 eggs beaten 1 Chopped lean bacon rasher - no fat. 1 chopped canned tomato 1/4 cup soy milk/low fat milk 1 finely chopped leaf spinach/frozen spinach Sprinkling of low fat cheese
Mix ingredients together in mixing bowl. Transfer into a microwave safe bowl and cook on high for 2 minutes or until eggs have solidified. Eat with a low GI bread. You'll find that depending on quantity eaten, it can be a filling snack or light dinner.
7. When eating out. Avoid restaurants with all-you-can-eat option. These restaurants unfortunately encourage people to eat until they are bloated. Researchers found that 20% of weight gain among freshman University students could be attributed to their eating in all-you-can-eat student dining halls.
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