A Light Start to the New Year

On New Year’s Eve, a long-term meal with your loved ones will be waiting for you at the carefully prepared tables…

First of all, don’t ban yourself tonight. You’re free to taste anything, but don’t overdo it.

Balance your calorie intake throughout the day. You can start the day with whole grain breakfast cereal prepared with skim milk and dried fruits. Vegetable soup and a salad with cheese may be your choice for lunch. Dietary biscuits and fruit will be enough in the afternoon to not feel very hungry in the evening.

It is possible to make lighter choices for those who will spend the New Year’s Eve at home. As a starter, cheese, vegetables and salad will increase your satiety. Vegetables such as zucchini, celery, mushrooms, and carrots can be prepared with non-fat yogurt and served as an appetizer. You can sweeten your salads with pomegranate syrup, balsamic vinegar, and fresh lemon juice instead of oily and mayonnaise ready-made dressings.

If you’re out and about, choose options that are as low in calories as possible. Just taste the others.

Use turkey meat as the main dish. Turkey meat contains less fat than red meat, and if you want to consume rice, it is recommended to be content with 2-3 spoons.

Excessive alcohol consumption can cause indigestion and nausea, as well as reduce your sleep quality and make you feel tired the next day. Therefore, it will reduce the negative effects of alcohol if men do not consume more than 3 measures and women do not consume more than 2 measures. Of course, it would be appropriate to make a choice considering the calorie levels in the selection of drinks.

Calories of alcoholic beverages

  • LIGHT BEER – 92 cal / 330 mL
  • BEER (regular) – 139 cal / 330 mL
  • RED WINE – 85 cal / 125 mL
  • WHITE WINE – 93 cal /125 mL
  • CHAMPAGNE – 120 kal / 150 mL
  • VOTKA (Normal) – 210 cal / 80 mL
  • VOTKA (Shut) – 105 cal / 40 mL
  • WHISKEY (Single) – 110 cal / 40 mL
  • WHISK (Double) – 220 kal / 80 mL
  • RAKI (Single) – 134 cal / 40 mL
  • RAKI (Double) – 268 cal / 80 mL
  • GIN-TONIC – 210 cal / 200 mL

Due to the water-retaining feature of alcohol in the body, drink plenty of water with alcohol to reduce your swelling the next morning, do not eat too salty.

  • The next day, it is useful to prepare and drink an edema-relieving mixture*:

“ Add 1.5 liters of water, 1 bunch of parsley, 1 stick of cinnamon, ½ teaspoon of cloves, 1 green apple and 1 lemon (quartered with their peels) and 1 teaspoon of honey to boil and cool and drink 3-4 glasses during the day. . “

It is useful to be careful when choosing nuts that are snacked with alcohol. Because this hidden calorie bomb that is not taken into account, a handful of nuts such as peanuts and cashews is 200 kal. while a handful of chickpeas is about 70 calories.

Light fruit or milk desserts that do not contain fat as a Christmas dessert (pumpkin dessert, quince dessert without cream, kaskul or ice cream) you can choose. If you have to consume desserts with heavier dough/sorbet outside these options, try to make do with half the portion. If possible, choose fruit salad instead of dessert.

If you want to follow a menu that will relieve your regret caused by the extra calorie load you missed on the next day of the New Year’s Eve, and would like to comply with a toxin-scavenging menu, you can spend the first day of the year according to the sample diet plan below.

If you want to follow a menu that will relieve your regret caused by the extra calorie load you missed on the next day of the New Year’s Eve, and would like to comply with a toxin-scavenging menu, you can spend the first day of the year according to the sample diet plan below.

  • 1 glass of water with a slice of lemon when you wake up
  • Late Breakfast 4-5 tablespoons of oatmeal
  • 1 glass of cinnamon (1 teaspoon), ginger (½ teaspoon) low-fat milk
  • 1 slice of pineapple

Intermediate edema solvent mixture*

Noon

  • Boiled zucchini with dill
  • 1 slice of whole grain bread
  • 1 cup of low-fat yogurt

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  • 1 glass of orange juice + 4 wholegrain diet biscuits
  • anti-edema mixture

evening

  • 1 large bowl of vegetable soup + ½ bowl of light yogurt
  • Vegetable Soup recipe
  • 1 large Celery, 1 medium zucchini,
  • 2 Carrots, 2 Bunch of Parsley,
  • 1 Onion, 2 sprigs of fresh or 1 teaspoon of dried rosemary,
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 Bay Leaf, salt

“Wash and sort all the vegetables. Peel the celery, zucchini and carrots. Finely chop them all. Finely chop the celery leaves. Chop the carrot into cubes. Finely chop the parsley. Peel the onion and cut it into small cubes. In a large saucepan, add the celery, carrot, parsley, onion and rosemary along with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and fry lightly. Add 1 tea glass of water and cook. Then add 1.5 liters of water and add the bay leaf and cook for 15 minutes. Add the celery leaves to the pot and season with a little salt. Blend it if you wish.”

2 hours later

  • 1 small banana + 2 walnuts
  • anti-edema mixture

Note:

The mixture of 2-3 teaspoons of powdered turmeric and honey that you will consume to reduce the negative effects of alcohol that you have overdone on New Year’s Eve will help the liver to remove toxins and cleanse it. In addition, you can benefit from the protective feature of green tea, which has a strong antioxidant effect, against damage to the liver and brain caused by alcohol.

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