Guide To Perfect Abs

Eating Your Way To Abs

When it comes to getting those flashy, A-list Abs, is your first choice to jump into that celebrity diet everyone’s been raving about? Where all they take is some exotic jungle juice?

Often times a quick five to ten pounds will come off, but then pretty soon your old eating habits come right back because of the drastic changes in your eating habits.

If you’re really dead set on knocking off those pounds via a diet, then you must make sure to be very devoted to it. Stick to something that you’ll be comfortable with. A Diet is a life-style, not a one-time shindig.

The Food

When you’re on a diet, you won’t be able to eat a lot of the things that you used to. It’s a sacrifice you have to be willing to make, but by the end of the day it’s all worth it...

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Golden Honey Oat Bread Recipe

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups and 2 tablespoons water, room temperature (70 to 90°F.)

1/2 cup rolled oats or barley flakes

1/4 cup flax seed cracked

2 cups unbleached flour

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

2 tablespoons vital wheat gluten

1 tablespoon powdered milk

2 tablespoons honey

1 1/8 teaspoon instant yeast

2 1/2 tablespoons canola oil

2 teaspoons salt

Directions

Equipment: A 9 by 5 inch/ 7 cup bread pan, coated lightly with cooking spray. A baking stone set toward the bottom rung and a cast-iron pan on the floor of the oven.

Step 1: Make the dough (Bread Machine)

In the bread machine container, combine water, oats, and cracked flax and mix to moisten. Then let sit covered for a minimum of 15 minutes.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flours, gluten, powdered milk, and yeast.

Add the...

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How Oats Help

Eating oats to enhance good health

is not something new but has been practice through time. Oats is a very simple ingredient with far reaching positive effects and benefits.

Oats within a diet plan provides a wide range of important health benefits which cannot be duplicated by any other food item singularly. Being a significant dietary fiber source, oats consists of soluble and half soluble fibers which help to keep blood cholesterol levels effectively under control.

Some of the areas where oats has been known to be beneficial are in improving heart conditions, regulating blood sugar levels, functioning as anti cancer fighters, keeping blood pressure under control, maintaining regular and healthy bowel functions, helping in weight control, boosting athletic performances, and in genera...

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Black Bean Salad

Ingredients

The Salad – (I try to keep the cuts not too much bigger than the beans & corn – for appearance & to get a little of everything in a spoonful)

2 lbs. black beans (I have a pressure cooker, but go ahead, use 2 15 oz. cans, well-rinsed.)

2 lbs. cooked sweet corn, cut from the cob (OK, you can use 2 – 15 oz. cans of whole kernel corn or 2 lbs. of frozen corn, drained)

8 green onions, diced

2 cloves garlic, large, minced

2-3 jalapeno peppers, cleaned, diced (more if you like)

1 green Bell pepper, cleaned, diced (I also sometimes add a small sweet red pepper, for both sweetness & color)

1 ripe avocado, large, pitted, peeled and diced

1 jar (4 oz) pimentos, drained

3 tomatoes, seeded & diced

1C fresh cilantro, chopped

Sea salt & fresh cracked black pepper to taste

The Dressing

3 T fre...

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How Black Beans Can Help

As more and more people become aware of this particular food called the black bean the interest in it has also become heightened. Originating from Mexico and very much a part of the South American diet, these black beans have been proven to be quite a nutritionally pack food group indeed. Today it is popularly found in most restaurants and homes in various forms such as salads, staples and other delicious dishes. 

The black beans consists of high protein and fiber contents and is considered very nourishing as both these essential elements are present within one food item. Fiber and proteins are considered very important to the wholesome function of a healthy body. Besides this it also has flavonoid anti oxidants content which assist the body avoid oxygen related damage...

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