Weight Loss Tips for Foods

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

Proteins in the Daily Diet

Most species of fish contain about 1/2 the calories of beef and other red meats.

Peanut Butter Ball Recipe

Mix: 1 teaspoon of peanut butter, a pack or two of Splenda, and 2 teaspoons of old fashioned oats. Roll into several tiny balls and more Splenda, if desired. Calories: about 120.

Meringue Cookie Recipe

Meringue cookies are ultra low in calories and contain only a trace of fat because they are prepared with egg whites. They also contain nice notes of protein.

To prepare this recipe, whip the egg whites to a nice peak; then slowly add Splenda and a bit of extract, and coloring if desired. Bake at 270 degrees until set. Remove and allow to cool before storing in an air-tight container. The number of egg whites that you'll use will vary - depending upon how many cookies you wish to make.

Meringue pie crusts are ultra low in calories and contain only a trace of fat because they are prepared with egg whites.

You can cut 100 calories OR MORE per slice of pie by going wild with meringue!  

Cut Winnie into two Winnies when enjoying a hot dog. Simply split right down the middle.  Instantly - 1/2 the calories.

Hotdog sauce has less fat and calories than most versions of chili.

Vegetable & Fruit Tips

Enjoy a diet orange float. Take 1 can of diet orange soda and add 1/2 cup of your favorite low fat, sugar free vanilla ice cream. This easy recipe contains about 100 calories, depending upon the brand of ice cream used.

Grapefruit may create some pretty serious side effects when a dieter is on a particular medication. Therefore, if you are on medication, ask your doctor for input to see if/how grapefruit will effect you.  The Diet Weighs With Grapefruit

Although asparagus is a great diuretic, it lends a strange, yet harmless odor to urine.

Adding more fruits and vegetables to your plan and sticking to the recommended servings sizes for Grains, Proteins and Dairy food selections can assist in creating a more alkaline body than an acid one. Vitamin C is superior for its alkaline properties which are produced amid metabolization.

Grain Tips for Dieters

Diet Cinnamon Toast Tip: 1 slice of 35 calorie diet bread sprayed with no calorie butter spray, a dash of cinnamon and 2 packets of Splenda. Place on pan sprayed with non stick buttery cooking spray and cook until golden.  About 35 calories.

Dieting Tips for the Dining Table

Don't feel obligated to clean your plate when dining.  Eat until you feel 'almost full' as it takes your tummy about 20 minutes to let your brain know that you're full.

A curly straw in a diet drink makes it taste better - and it's just fun!

Assistance With Losing Weight

Diet - If you have questions and need answers about dieting, this article will help light the 'weigh'. An extensive read on the daily diet and struggles related to the weight loss process.

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