As mentioned before, while on the weight loss journey, it is sometimes hard to decide what to cook for you and your family. Keep in mind just because you are watching your weight, it does not mean you have to skimp on the flavor. Sometimes it is just a matter of substituting one thing for another. For example if you want to cook a great pasta dish, instead of using regular pasta, use zoodles (zucchini noodles) or spaghetti squash. There are all kinds of tasty substitutions you can do in the kitchen to incorporate both – healthy cooking and weight loss.
According to the article “67 Healthy Recipe Substitutions” by Kate Morin (Additional reporting by Jamie Webber), there are some wonderful healthy substitutions you can make while cooking. For the partial list see below:
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDANCE – VIDEO RECIPES:
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ADDITIONAL NUTRITIONAL ASSISTANCE
If you are someone with a health-related condition, for example heart disease or diabetes, you may need to seek additional nutritional assistance from a clinical nutritionist. If that is the case, start with your health care professional.
Based on medical conditions, a Clinical Nutritionist will work with doctors and health care professionals to develop meal plans that provide the appropriate amount of nutrients to patients. A nutritionist can evaluate your diet and then offer you personalized advice and put together meal plans specifically for you.
If you ever need to seek out a nutritionist on your own, make sure the person is a registered dietitian. They have completed the following:
– At least a bachelor’s degree approved by the Academy of Dietetics and Nutrition
– A supervised practice program
– The national registration exam
(Note: Registered dietitians may use the term nutritionist. However, a nutritionist without these qualifications may not use the title of a registered dietitian.)
FINAL FOOD FOR THOUGHT
There are some very delicious healthy substitutions that can be made in the kitchen. There are also videos available to watch to give you step-by-step guidance. If you are someone who needs to be heart-healthy when cooking or has other dietary needs, working with a nutritionist will make it much easier for you in the kitchen as you are preparing meals.
Have you used some delicious substitutions in your recipes? What were they?
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