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The Easy Meal Plan That Will De-bloat You In Just 24 Hours

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By Keri Glassman

Fill up and flatten out! The whole day’s eating adds up to just 6 268kJ…

Breakfast: Tropical Yoghurt With Raisin Toast

— 180ml fat-free plain yoghurt mixed with ¼ tsp coconut water
— 6 pieces dried mango, chopped*
— 2 slices raisin bread

*Polyphenols in mango may activate proteins in the body that regulate metabolism and help reduce body fat.

Total: 1645kJ

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Snack: Pear and Prosciutto

— 1 medium pear
— 2 slices prosciutto*

*Just two slices of this Italian ham has eight grams of protein. Your stomach won’t be saying “feed me” until lunchtime.

Total: 680kJ

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Lunch: Grilled Chicken Salad

— 1½ cups baby spinach
— ½ cup beetroot, chopped
— 1 tbsp dried cranberries
— 15g walnuts
— 120g grilled chicken breast
— 15g semi-soft goat’s cheese
— 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar*

*There’s evidence that consuming vinegar can aid weight loss. Its acetic acid helps suppress body fat accumulation.

Total: 1743kJ

chicken salad

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Snack: Healthy Dip

— ½ yellow pepper, sliced
— 8 cherry tomatoes
— 8 baby carrots
— ½ cup low-fat cottage cheese mixed with 1 tbsp horseradish* and 1 tsp chives

*Spicy foods may help give your metabolism a kick and reduce your appetite – and the effect can be greater for those who don’t frequently eat fiery meals.

Total: 690kJ

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Dinner: Salmon with Lemon and Dill

— 150g salmon, sprinkled with 1 tbsp lemon juice and 1 tsp dill
— ⅔ cup parsnips, roasted in 1 tsp olive oil
— 1½ cups broccoli, steamed*

*This veggie contains quercetin, a flavonoid that inhibits the maturation of fat cells.

Total: 1 510kJ

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