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    I…

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    The Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center offers some great menu items.

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  • Tips for losing weight

    Here are some great snacks that will help curb the appetite, make you feel better and lose weight.

    1) 2 cups…

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Tips that will help you lose weight and be healthier Featured

Last modified on Tuesday, 27 December 2016 06:00
Written by  Tuesday, 27 December 2016 16:35
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Here are some great snacks that will help curb the appetite, make you feel better and lose weight.

 

1) 2 cups air-popped popcorn with 1 oz. (4 dice-sized cubes) cheese.

2) ½ cup cooked oatmeal made with ½ scoop unsweetened protein powder.

3) 1 banana spread with 1 Tablespoon peanut butter.

4) ½ cup cottage cheese mixed with ¼ cup pineapple.

5) 1 slice whole-grain raisin toast spread with 1 Tablespoon of peanut butter.

6) Simple smoothie: Blend 1 cup plain kefir with ½ cup frozen fruit like peaches, berries, or mango. (Also consider these 10 slimming smoothie recipes.)

7) Whole grain crackers topped with ¼ cup ricotta cheese and a drizzle of honey.

8) ½ whole-grain pita spread with hummus.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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