Fennel & Grapefruit Salad

Fennel & Grapefruit Salad

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Refreshing, crunchy salad that’s great for liver function and digestion, with the classic tang of grapefruit. Keep it vegetarian or add your favourite protein – my fav is fish or seafood. Plus I often add torn radicchio (bitter purple lettuce) to rev up the tang. Ahhh….I can feel the start of spring in the air!

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Coconut Milk Benefits Weight Loss

Coconut Milk Benefits Weight Loss

Coconut Milk Benefits Weight Loss – 8 Reasons To Add Coconut Milk To Your Diet

Coconut Milk Benefits Weight Loss - Nothing like a coconut drink in the middle of a hot day.

Having recently returned from the “land of coconuts”, as one Vietnamese local called it. It seems only right to have a conversation about coconuts.

It’s a taste you either love or hate. Personally, I love it.  Excellent for those with dairy, lactose, soy, nuts or grain allergies or intolerances. Plus it’s vegan.

Now coconuts contain significant amounts of fats, but they are a good version, with plenty of medium chain saturated fatty acids (MCFAs). So eat in moderation, roughly ½ cup per day and remember it can be diluted with water to extend it further.

What are the benefits of coconut milk – Coconut Milk Benefits Weight Loss ?

A cup of coconut milk beverage from a carton has between 50 and 80 calories and about 5 grams of fat, depending on the brand you choose. This is less than the calories in cow’s milk, which has 146 calories and 7.7 grams of fat per cup of whole milk and 90 calories per cup of skim milk. Other milk alternatives, however, can be even lower in calories. Unsweetened almond milk, for example, has between 40 and 60 calories and 3 grams of fat per cup, depending on the brand. – Livestrong

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