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15 Ways to Spring Clean Your Diet

Reader's Digest Logo By Julia Malacoff of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 15: It's time to break out that spiralizer that's been collecting dust in your cabinet. 'With the change in season, zucchinis are about to be abundant in gardens, farmers markets, and grocery stores,' says Jennifer Kanikula, RD. 'Not only are they cheap, they're extremely healthy and when eaten in place of pasta, add a plethora of nutrition benefits to your meal. Zucchini is very low in calories and high in nutrients and antioxidants, whereas refined grains (white pasta) are low in nutrients, high in carbohydrates, sugar, and subsequently, high in calories.' If weight loss is a goal, check out these 13 weight-loss foods to lose weight fast.

Swap pasta for zucchini noodles

It's time to break out that spiralizer that's been collecting dust in your cabinet. 'With the change in season, zucchinis are about to be abundant in gardens, farmers markets, and grocery stores,' says Jennifer Kanikula, RD. 'Not only are they cheap, they're extremely healthy and when eaten in place of pasta, add a plethora of nutrition benefits to your meal. Zucchini is very low in calories and high in nutrients and antioxidants, whereas refined grains (white pasta) are low in nutrients, high in carbohydrates, sugar, and subsequently, high in calories.' If weight loss is a goal, check out these 13 weight-loss foods to lose weight fast.
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