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Easy To Make Basic Homemade Weight Loss Shakes

Author C. Sanders. Published on June 19, 2011 - 3:06 am (29119 views — 446 words)

More and more people are looking for ways to lose weight. People who have passed the adolescent stage find it harder to lose those extra pounds. Just a little effort on watching the portions of food we eat was all it took when we were younger. Now keeping a tight watch on the diet is necessary, and every meal counts. It seems that the meals you eat just keep on stacking up in the wrong places, even if we no longer binge eat, the accumulated meals take a gig toll on our body’s overall weight. This only means that you will need to take drastic measures for you to stop increasing in width, because if you don’t you know what is bound to happen.

Substituting some meals with homemade weight loss shakes can help lessen the intake of unnecessary fat. Homemade weight loss shakes are easy to make and are very inexpensive. They are simple because they do not require any cooking. If you have a blender, you can make a shake at home. What's great about homemade weight loss shakes is that you can choose what type of ingredients to use. There are no restrictions, as long as it's healthy- you can use it. Since these shakes are quite heavy on the stomach, they can really serve as meal replacements.

If you are able to watch your junk intake and replace two meals with homemade weight loss shakes, you will find yourself losing weight in no time.

Homemade weight loss shakes are usually made up of:

Fruits- banana, apple, pineapple, melon and watermelon
Vegetables- carrot, celery, turnips and cucumber
Low-fat milk or yoghurt serves as the base for these shakes.

Protein powder can also be used for enhanced absorption of nutrients and prolonged feeling of fullness. What’s great about these shakes is you can add even your vitamins and supplements to it. You can vamp up your homemade weight loss shake into a complete dose of daily nutrition!

Complemented with daily exercise and an excellent diet, you will be in your fittest form in no time.

A very basic weight-loss shake Recipe:

In a blender combine:

• ½ cup skim milk
• ½ cup plain, fat-free yogurt
• 1 scoop of low-calorie protein powder (optional)
• ½ banana
• 1-cup fresh or frozen berries

Blend with enough ice for desired consistency. The more ice you add, the thicker the shake will be.

Get creative! Try adding different combinations of watermelon, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, pineapple, mango, coconut, etc.

Try adding a banana, one teaspoon of vanilla, and a heaping teaspoon of instant coffee!

Experiment by adding a tablespoon of peanut butter! Truly the possibilities are limitless!