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Low Fat Digest Issue 33 - Low Fat Shrimp Pasta Pot
April 06, 2008

Low Fat Digest Issue 33 - Low Fat Shrimp Pasta Pot

The Low Fat Digest Friendly Healthy Eating Information

6th of April 2008

Issue #33

Table of Contents

1. Ramblings
2. Low Fat Pasta Shrimp Pot
3. Fitness through the Internet?


1. Ramblings

We just came back from a nice Easter Vacation in the Caribbean! Unfortunately, apart from souvenirs, plenty of pictures and memories we also brought back a few extra pounds :-(

Vacation is just a time to go a little overboard with your eating habits and indulge in the exotic cuisine you'll get wherever you are.

But after coming home it is equally important to start again with your healthy eating habits, just like you start work and your daily life again.

Remembering our vacation days I chose a Shrimp recipe for today's issue of the Low Fat Digest.

If you find it difficult to stick to your healthy eating habits and are sometimes lacking motivation, it might be great to get some help. Be it be like-minded friends or online communities, that help you to stay motivated, like Your Best Body Now.

2. Low Fat Shrimp Pasta Pot

Makes 4 servings


  • 8 oz peeled, deveined, cooked shrimp (fresh or frozen)
  • 26 oz jar pasta sauce (low calorie)
  • 3 cups pasta
  • 2 cups peas and carrots
  • 4 teaspoons Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt


Place pasta into boiling water with salt and cook until "al dente".

Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F).

Place all ingredients except Parmesan cheese in large casserole and mix thoroughly. Bake in oven about 15 minutes or until done. Sprinkle Parmesan on top and bake another 2-3 minutes.

Serve hot and Enjoy!

Nutritional Information
per serving

  • Calories: 322
  • Fat: 2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 87 mg
  • Sodium: 428 mg
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 53 g
  • Protein: 22 g

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3. The Future of Fitness Is Through the Internet

We shop on the internet, we pay bills on the internet, we talk to other people on the internet – why not increase your fitness on the internet as well?

While many of us have always thought of the internet as a very inactive part of our lives, there are more ways to use the internet to increase our fitness than ever before. Just run over to your nearest web browser to start the search for great fitness workouts.

One of the easiest ways to start bettering your body on the internet is through the various fitness websites. Some of these are sponsored by fitness personal trainers, while others are created by fitness magazines and other resources.

They can detail the correct ways of performing basic exercises or even set up programs that you can follow, based on your fitness goals. For example, Runner’s World magazine runs a website that gives everyone from beginners to advanced runners programs for running their next 10K or even marathon.

Online fitness resources are also found through a number of fitness website programs. Much like online weight loss programs, you can sign up with various sites in order to reach certain fitness goals.

Simply enter in the goals that you wish to achieve, and a trained fitness counselor can prescribe the right training program, based on your current fitness level (provided that you give them an accurate picture of this) and body type. For a monthly fee, you can follow the program and report your results as the trainer adjusts the program when you’ve hit higher levels.

Fitness resources can also be found through the many DVD clubs that are now available. Certain monthly DVD membership websites allow you to request fitness DVDs for as long as you like, giving you the ability to test out certain DVDs before you buy them, or just switch up your routine from time to time. You can also find a number of fitness downloads that you can then load into a digital music player.

And of course, there are plenty of outlets for fitness training gear on the internet as well, helping to suit you up for any sport imaginable. You can find every kind of shoe or outfit for whatever sport or activity you wish to enjoy – as well as all of the weight equipment you might ever need.

If you want to get in touch with other exercise and fitness enthusiasts, you can also find a number of message boards and interactive sites that allow you to converse with others that are trying to get into the fitness groove – inspire and motivate each other along the way.

About the Author:

Lynn VanDyke is a master personal trainer and fitness nutritionist. She has authored the wildly popular ebook, Melt the Fat and offers personalized online personal training.

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