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low-cal

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adj.
Having fewer calories than what is standard or typical: low-cal snack foods.
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The research included 107 healthy but overweight participants, between 18 and 75 years of age, who were randomly assigned to follow for three months either a low-calorie vegetarian diet, which included dairy and eggs, or a low-calorie Mediterranean diet for three months.
Meanwhile, spray a small frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and stir-fry rashers of lean bacon (all visible fat removed) and sliced mushrooms for 4-5 minutes.
Using human subcutaneous fat tissue taken from individuals who consumed low-calorie sweeteners, Sabyasachi Sen, MD, of George Washington University, Washington, and his colleagues showed that these cells had at least a twofold overexpression of glucose transporters.
However, from our study, we believe that low-calorie sweeteners promote additional fat formation by allowing more glucose to enter the cells, and promote inflammation, which may be more detrimental to obese individuals.
2Spray a large non-stick wok or frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a medium heat.
Low-calorie cooking spray 1 onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 500g lean beef mince (5% less or fat) 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp paprika 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tbsp dried mixed herbs or dried parsley Salt and freshly ground black pepper A few iceberg lettuce leaves, shredded 1/2 red onion, sliced 4 tomatoes, sliced 4 large bottled gherkins in vinegar, drained and sliced Lemon wedges, to serve 1Spray a large, heavy-based non-stick saucepan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a low heat.
4Place Season the steaks on both sides and spray lightly with low-calorie cooking spray.
red and 2 yellow peppers, halved and deseeded Low-calorie cooking spray.
BEEF WELLINGTON Serves 4 Ready in 40 minutes plus soaking, cooling and 15g dried porcini mushrooms Low-calorie cooking spray 2 shallots, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, peeled, finely chopped 200g chestnut mushrooms, finely chopped 1 Put the porcini mushrooms in a bowl, cover with boiling water and soak for 20 minutes.
15g dried porcini mushrooms Low-calorie cooking spray 2 shallots, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, peeled, finely chopped 200g chestnut mushrooms, finely chopped Small bunch of finely chopped parsley Salt and freshly ground black 4 large filo pastry sheets 4 beef fillet steaks, visible fat removed Put the porcini mushrooms in a bowl, cover with boiling water and soak for minutes.
People have come to expect low-calorie food to taste bad or not fill them up," authors Jeffrey R.