Belly Fat Diet For Dummies
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Condiments and seasonings are a great way to add flavor and variety to your meals. Many seasonings and spices can be used in unlimited amounts. However, a few condiments do contain some calories or even small amounts of sugar. These condiments are allowed on your Belly Fat Diet plan, but you do need to monitor the portions.

[Credit: © 2009]
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The table shows you what seasonings and condiments are unlimited and which ones you need to measure.

Portion Sizes of Belly-Friendly Condiments and Seasonings
Food Size of a Serving
All dry seasonings and spices Unlimited
Barbeque sauce 1 tablespoon per day
Garlic Unlimited
Horseradish 1/2 cup per day
Ketchup (choose no-sugar-added varieties) 2 tablespoons per day
Lemon and lime juice (in cooking) 1/4 cup per day
Mustard 1/4 cup per day
Nonstick cooking sprays Unlimited
Pickle relish 1 tablespoon per day
Pickles (avoid brands with added sugars) 3 pickles per day
Salsa (choose fresh varieties) Unlimited
Soy sauce (choose low-sodium varieties) 2 teaspoons per day
Taco seasoning 1 tablespoon per day
Teriyaki sauce (choose low-sodium varieties) 2 teaspoons per day
Vinegar Unlimited
Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons per day

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Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, CDE, is a nationally recognized nutrition and fitness expert who has contributed to national media outlets such as the CBS Early Show, ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, Fitness Magazine, and Prevention Magazine, among others.

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