Desserts seem to be a forbidden fruit when it comes to weight loss. But that should not have something that can not make the cravings become stronger. In the long run, always denying themselves can be very stressful and make your diet a tortuous effort. The good thing is that not all cakes are so bad. You just have to know what things to avoid and how to make intelligent substitutions. Here are four desserts, no-nos, along with dishes suitable replacement.
1. Creamy Dessert
Desserts such as creme brulee, tiramisu and napoleon are extremely creamy and can feel heavenly on the tongue. But they are also sworn enemies of health and fitness. These sweets contain huge amounts of saturated fat, cholesterol and sugar. They are also very full of calories. An average cup creamy dessert portion contains at least 600 calories with 50 to 80 grams of fat and 500 milligrams of cholesterol. When you have a craving for something creamy, go for a sugar-free chocolate or vanilla pudding. An average portion of pudding without sugar is only about 60 to 70 calories with 1 or 2 grams of fat. Chocolate pudding works particularly well because they give you an extra dose of fiber and magnesium, which helps lower blood pressure and stress levesl.
2. Full Fat Ice Cream
You do not have to give up entirely on the ice. Just do not have the whole milk version. An average cup of whole fat ice cream has about 140 calories and 9 grams of fat. Trade this for a reduced fat ice cream and you can cut more than 50 calories and 6 grams of fat. Ice cream without fat, without added sugar are even better. Brands such as Edy make slow creams agitated agitated or double light ice that give you the same taste without the calories almost as satisfactory. You can usually save about 100 calories per cup serving size. One last tip on ice: Soft Serve ice cream or frozen yogurt usually have fewer calories and fat that is hard.
3. Crusted fried pies or desserts
Things like cherry pie, ice cream and tempura cheesecake on average more than 500 calories and can contain up to 80 grams of fat per serving. These cakes are also very sweet. The construction of batters or crusts is based on the heavy use of shortening, which can block blood vessels and cause heart attacks. Remove the rind and renounce the frying process, and you can save 100 to 300 calories each time. Of course, you can still do better with a special diet-friendly brands such as Weight Watchers or make your own desserts with sugar substitutes.
4. Puff Pastries
The puff of light, flaky and come from a yeast dough that is spread with butter, margarine or lard and repeatedly folded and deployed. Things like apple turnovers, croissants and elephant ears are full of calories and are harmful to weight loss. At a thin slice of toasted whole grain bread or crackers with a dollop of full fat yogurt, pudding or mashed banana to get the same crisp and creamy, without the excess oil and sugar.