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do u know any good recipes that are low in fat but high in protein?


Asked by Anonymous at 12:53 PM on Jan. 19, 2009 in Just for Fun

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    Tons there

    Answer by gemgem at 12:56 PM on Jan. 19, 2009

  • There's about a billion...can you be more specific? Are you looking for breakfast? lunch? dinner? entrees? snacks? desserts?

    You can make anything you normally eat lower in fat, but do remember than you need *some* fat, because there are many nutrients that we need that are fat soluble, meaning if you don't get the fat with them, you don't get the nutrients because your body cannot break them down.

    Choose lean meats like chicken breasts, pork or beef tenderloin, beef or pork loin, etc. Start using Smart Balance, which replaces butter, and lowers the bad cholesterol in your body while raising the good.

    Remember to that there are different types of fat and not all fat is created equal in how it effects your body. Avoid trans fats, limit saturated fats, and try to stick to healthier choices like almond oil, avocado oil, olive oil.

    Answer by jespeach at 1:01 PM on Jan. 19, 2009

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    Bake, roast, broil, or grill leaner cuts of meat for a healthy dose of protein with little fat. Stir-frying is good because you use so little oil, and if you use avocado oil (which has antioxidants and other compounds that are good for you), even better. Also, beans and legumes have no fat naturally in them and are full of protein. Make a black bean chili with chicken breast meat and you have a hearty, healthy dish that is high in protein and low in fat, plus has tons of fiber.

    And don't get hung up on the high protein, low fat craze. It's just healthier to eat a balanced menu than to concentrate on one area.

    Answer by jespeach at 1:04 PM on Jan. 19, 2009