Diet To Lose Weight For Women Over 50

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>> Hi, I’m Diane, the registered dietician
at the Renew Clinic.
One mistake I see many
children and parents make
is forgetting to eat breakfast or lunch.
I know you might not always have time
to make a full breakfast
or you might not like
what’s served at school
lunch, but it’s so important
to keep yourself fueled during the day.
You’ll have more energy,
better concentration,
and better performance in class, sports,
and after school activities.
So today, I’m gonna show
you how to make five recipes
that each have five ingredients or less.
They’re quick and easy to take on the go
and best of all, they all
cost less than $3 each.
First, we’ll start with breakfast.
This is a super easy wrap
to make and take on the go.
First mix together equal amounts
of peanut butter and vanilla Greek yogurt.
I’m gonna do about half a cup
of each so we have leftovers.
Spread about a quarter cup of the mixture
on your wrap shell.
We have about three more
servings ready to go here.
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I’m gonna put the lid on then we can store
this in the refrigerator.
You can use it to make more wraps
or cut up an apple and use it as a dip.
Then to finish our wrap,
add a sliced banana
and a few spoonfuls of granola or nuts.
I have some almonds here.
You only need about
two tablespoons of nuts
for a serving, so a bag
will last for a while.
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Now I can wrap this in tin foil and go.
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You think that was easy?
This one’s even faster.
This is a simple parfait.
First, take some of that Greek yogurt
and scoop about one-third of a cup
into a Tupperware container.
Then add a layer of fruit of your choice.
I like frozen berries.
Put in about half a cup.
Then add another third of a cup of yogurt
and top with nuts or granola.
I’m gonna use my almonds again.
Once again, you only need
about two tablespoons here
to get a serving, and it’s done.
Put your lid on and go.
You can also make a
bunch of these in advance
so you only have to grab
it in the morning and go.
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So breakfast is done,
but what about lunch?
We’ll use some basic ingredients
to make healthy lunches
that will give you energy for your school,
sports, and after school activities.
We’ll use tuna, chicken
or beans for the protein.
You can interchange them based
on whatever you have available.
The first thing we’ll make is a tuna wrap.
This is another great use for
the whole wheat wrap shells.
We’ll start by adding a
few handfuls of spinach
and some tomato slices.
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Here is the tuna from a
four and a half ounce can,
packed in water, already drained.
I’m gonna add two tablespoons
of tzatziki sauce,
which is kind of like ranch,
and then add this to the wrap.
Then you can just wrap it up and go.
And with tuna, you have some options.
You could also add mustard
or about two teaspoons
of olive oil and some lemon juice.
If you want mayo, just limit
the portion to one tablespoon.
You can also get tuna
already canned in olive oil
and then just drain it
and add lemon juice.
And if you don’t have wraps handy,
you can put the tuna
over lettuce and tomatoes
and take that in a container
with whole wheat crackers on the side.
So there’s lots of variety.
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Here is another super easy wrap.
I have a whole can of black
beans that I drained and rinsed.
I’m gonna add about a
half cup to this wrap
with a quarter cup of shredded cheese
and two big spoonfuls of salsa.
If you’re near a microwave,
you can heat this
for about 30 seconds to melt the cheese.
Really easy and you can see
there are lots of leftovers.
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And finally, this is another great one
for using up leftovers.
I have leftover whole wheat
pasta and chicken here.
We can easily combine
them with some vegetables
and a small portion of heart healthy fat
for a balanced lunch.
Get your Tupperware ready.
Add one cup of pasta.
Take a piece of chicken,
about the size of your hand,
and cut it up into small pieces.
Then cut up and add a small
tomato and about half of
a cucumber or whatever vegetables
you like and have around.
Top with two tablespoons
of Italian dressing.
You can even add two tablespoons of
the shredded cheese, if you want.
This one is really good cold.
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I hope you see that putting
a healthy meal together
does not have to be
hard or time consuming.
There are definitely
lots of healthy options
that you can eat on the go.
Check out our website for the
recipes and a grocery list.
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