Summer Slim Down – 8-Minute Body Approved Food List

by Jaime Brenkus

Do you want to focus on getting in great shape for the summer months? As always, the best combination is to eat healthy, portion controlled foods, and fitness. With abnormal schedules during the upcoming months, it’s not always easy to fit in calorie controlled meals. However, the following will give you a few tips from our Slim & FIT food list. Remember our motto: your best piece of fitness equipment – is your fork & spoon.

 

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Proteins


  • Chicken Breast
  • Turkey Beast
  • Swordfish
  • Orange Roughy
  • Salmon
  • Tuna
  • Crab
  • Lobster
  • Shrimp
  • Top Round Steak
  • Top Sirloin Steak
  • Lean Ground Beef
  • Buffalo/Bison
  • Lean Ham
  • Egg Whites
  • Egg Substitutes
  • Low Fat Cottage Cheese
  • Filet Mignon
  • Ahi

Carbohydrates


  • Baked Potato
  • Sweet Potato
  • Yam
  • Squash
  • Pumpkin
  • Steamed Brown Rice
  • Steamed Wild Rice
  • Oatmeal
  • Barley
  • Beans
  • Corn
  • Strawberries
  • Honeydew Melon
  • Apple
  • Orange
  • Fat Free Yogurt
  • Whole Wheat Bread
  • Pasta
  • Cream of Wheat

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Vegetables


  • Broccoli
  • Asparagus
  • Dark Green Lettuce
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Green Beans
  • Green Peppers
  • Spinach
  • Tomato
  • Peas
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Artichoke
  • Cabbage
  • Celery
  • Zucchini
  • Cucumber
  • Onion
 
 
 
Last updated: 06.15.2018
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Written byJaime Brenkus

Celebrity exercise guru and Evergreen Wellness® Fitness Coach Jaime Brenkus is an early innovator of exercise videos in the 90s, having created the highly successful “8-Minute” video series featuring the blockbuster-selling “8-Minute Abs” video. Jaime has helped millions of people get fit, having also developed other well-received health and wellness products, including the Perfect Portions control plate. Jaime is also certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as an Exercise Physiologist – a designation he has held for nearly two decades. By teaming up with Evergreen Wellness, Jaime brings his fitness expertise to older adults through easily performed workout videos, in-person events, live streams, seminars, classes, and endorsed wellness-related products. As an Evergreen Wellness Fitness Coach, his goal is to add more “boom” to baby boomers’ lives, inspiring them to look and feel better by leading happier, healthier lifestyles.

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Written by Jaime Brenkus

Celebrity exercise guru and Evergreen Wellness® Fitness Coach Jaime Brenkus is an early innovator of exercise videos in the 90s, having created the highly successful “8-Minute” video series featuring the blockbuster-selling “8-Minute Abs” video. Jaime has helped millions of people get fit, having also developed other well-received health and wellness products, including the Perfect Portions control plate. Jaime is also certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as an Exercise Physiologist – a designation he has held for nearly two decades. By teaming up with Evergreen Wellness, Jaime brings his fitness expertise to older adults through easily performed workout videos, in-person events, live streams, seminars, classes, and endorsed wellness-related products. As an Evergreen Wellness Fitness Coach, his goal is to add more “boom” to baby boomers’ lives, inspiring them to look and feel better by leading happier, healthier lifestyles.

Disclaimer: This content is for informational purposes only and it is not meant to be relied on as medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Consult your physician before starting any exercise or dietary program or taking any other action respecting your health. In case of a medical emergency, call 911.

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