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This is spaghetti winter squash; it looks like pasta and can be used as a low calorie replacement for regular spaghetti made from grain. Also a healthy choice when trying to reduce calories or for controlling carbohydrates with diabetes. 1 cup of boiled / baked spaghetti winter squash contains 42 kcal and 10 grams of carbohydrate. In comparison, 1 cup of boiled spaghetti (enriched grain) contains 221 kcal and 43.2 grams of carbohydrate.

This is spaghetti winter squash; it looks like pasta and can be used as a low calorie replacement for regular spaghetti made from grain. Also a healthy choice when trying to reduce calories or for controlling carbohydrates with diabetes. 1 cup of boiled / baked spaghetti winter squash contains 42 kcal and 10 grams of carbohydrate. In comparison, 1 cup of boiled spaghetti (enriched grain) contains 221 kcal and 43.2 grams of carbohydrate.

Let's say for breakfast or maybe it was a weekend brunch - you had... 3 Rava Idlis with veggies, 2 Tablespoons of Coconut Chutney, 1 katori of Methi Sambar & a cup of South Indian Coffee made with fat-free milk and sweetener - how many #calories (kcal) did you eat at breakfast? a) 345kcal b) 735kcal c) 525kcal Hint - Look up #nutrition info for Indian food on our website: http://www.fitnspicyliving.com/foodsmart

Let's say for breakfast or maybe it was a weekend brunch - you had... 3 Rava Idlis with veggies, 2 Tablespoons of Coconut Chutney, 1 katori of Methi Sambar & a cup of South Indian Coffee made with fat-free milk and sweetener - how many #calories (kcal) did you eat at breakfast? a) 345kcal b) 735kcal c) 525kcal Hint - Look up #nutrition info for Indian food on our website: http://www.fitnspicyliving.com/foodsmart

Degree of processing of grains affects digestibility & health benefits. a) old fashioned rolled oats - steamed & rolled flattened oats stovetop cook time 10 to 20 min. b) quick cooking steel-cut oats - thick & chewy oats have been sliced by steel blade stovetop cook time 5 to 7 min. c) quick oats - rolled oats cut into smaller pieces stovetop cook time 2 to 3 min. d) instant oatmeal - rolled oats partially pre-cooked to reduce cook time about 1 min when hot milk or boiling water is added.

Degree of processing of grains affects digestibility & health benefits. a) old fashioned rolled oats - steamed & rolled flattened oats stovetop cook time 10 to 20 min. b) quick cooking steel-cut oats - thick & chewy oats have been sliced by steel blade stovetop cook time 5 to 7 min. c) quick oats - rolled oats cut into smaller pieces stovetop cook time 2 to 3 min. d) instant oatmeal - rolled oats partially pre-cooked to reduce cook time about 1 min when hot milk or boiling water is added.

On a recent visit to India, I had several requests for information on Vitamin B12 deficiency at a corporate wellness program in Jaipur (Rajasthan, India).   Read the latest nutrition tip on our website for the recommendations:  https://fitnspicyliving.com/nutritiontips/detail/86/recommendations-for-vitamin-b12-deficiency

On a recent visit to India, I had several requests for information on Vitamin B12 deficiency at a corporate wellness program in Jaipur (Rajasthan, India). Read the latest nutrition tip on our website for the recommendations: https://fitnspicyliving.com/nutritiontips/detail/86/recommendations-for-vitamin-b12-deficiency

The weekend is here & many of us will enjoy eating out with friends and family - here are some tips on making healthy food choices: http://fitnspicyliving.com/nutritiontips/detail/13

The weekend is here & many of us will enjoy eating out with friends and family - here are some tips on making healthy food choices: http://fitnspicyliving.com/nutritiontips/detail/13

++++Diabetes Tips: Eating Right To Manage Your Blood Sugar++++ Here are some simple meal and snack planning tips for blood sugar management: http://fitnspicyliving.com/nutritiontips/detail/83/diabetes-tips-eating-right-to-manage-your-blood-sugar

++++Diabetes Tips: Eating Right To Manage Your Blood Sugar++++ Here are some simple meal and snack planning tips for blood sugar management: http://fitnspicyliving.com/nutritiontips/detail/83/diabetes-tips-eating-right-to-manage-your-blood-sugar

Heart Disease: Eat Less Saturated Fat. Did you know that foods rich in saturated fat increase your total blood cholesterol and blood LDL (“bad” cholesterol)?  How can you tell which foods contain saturated fats? Most saturated fats are solid at room temperature. Read to know more on: #FitnSpicyLiving #IndianFoodNutrition #NutritionTips #FitnSpicyLivingBlog #StayFitnSpicy!

Heart Disease: Eat Less Saturated Fat. Did you know that foods rich in saturated fat increase your total blood cholesterol and blood LDL (“bad” cholesterol)? How can you tell which foods contain saturated fats? Most saturated fats are solid at room temperature. Read to know more on: #FitnSpicyLiving #IndianFoodNutrition #NutritionTips #FitnSpicyLivingBlog #StayFitnSpicy!

Have you tried farro? How does it compare to rice? http://fitnspicyliving.com/blog/puliogare-from-farro-instead-of-rice/

Have you tried farro? How does it compare to rice? http://fitnspicyliving.com/blog/puliogare-from-farro-instead-of-rice/

Did you know that milk, yogurt & cheese are sources of high quality protein?  They are alternate protein sources for vegetarians when lentils and beans are not available.

Did you know that milk, yogurt & cheese are sources of high quality protein? They are alternate protein sources for vegetarians when lentils and beans are not available.

Easy, quick & well-balanced hot breakfast - don't have to be an expert cook - a slice of whole-grain toast, egg white omelet stuffed with mushrooms, spinach & onions & a bowl of fresh fruit. Add a glass of skim milk or skinny latte and this simple breakfast can keep you fueled until lunchtime.

Easy, quick & well-balanced hot breakfast - don't have to be an expert cook - a slice of whole-grain toast, egg white omelet stuffed with mushrooms, spinach & onions & a bowl of fresh fruit. Add a glass of skim milk or skinny latte and this simple breakfast can keep you fueled until lunchtime.

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