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Wrap Your Fat Loss

Updated on May 17, 2010

Boston lettuce promotes heart and eye health with folate and vitamin A, And shrimp is protein rich and also a good source of hard to get vitamin D

You're buff beautiful and can multitask in your sleep. So when you need a no fuss meal fast, move over square bread! Wrapping is how you roll.
You're buff beautiful and can multitask in your sleep. So when you need a no fuss meal fast, move over square bread! Wrapping is how you roll.

To stay full, look for calories and carbs equivalent to two slices of whole-grain bread.

Wrap Your Fat Loss

Wraps are wildly popular with woman and children because they're more portable and manageable than a typical sandwich. You can roll up messier protein sources like beans and shrimps for a spill-free meal or turn a wimpy salad into a hunger-curbing meal quicker than a wonder woman wardrobe change. But wraps can provide you with more than just speedy convenience.

Rollover Benefits

Since wraps have a less porousspreading surface than bread, you only need a small amount of spread for flavor and moistue. According to Health you end up using less mayonnaise or other spreads that can add extra fat and calories. Buy using mustards or salsas for flavor because they're nearly calorie free.

Flat breads and Tortillas made from spinach, sundried tomato or red pepper can deliver free radical busting phytonutrients, which can help ease sore muscle cells. But they're no substitute for eating whole vegetables, when you use any wraps, make a habit of tossing in a handful of crunchy greens and two other vegetables of different colors to really pack in phyto-protection .

Be Wrap Watchful

Some restaurants varieties contain over 700 calories and almost 40 grams of fat, not to mention up to 2,000 milligrams of sodium. Roll your own low-fat wraps with these tips, to stay full of calories and carbs equivalent to two slices of whole-grain bread; Thats 140 to 150 calories per wrap. Make sure fiber content is at least three grams. Lastly, Some wraps can be the size of a baby blanket so don't fill them to bursting, Two ounces of protein plus lettuce, tomatoes and veggies should do the trick. then wrap it up and go.

Enclosed with this article is a low-fat sandwich wrap its healthy and very good for you.

Thai Shrimp Wrap

2 whole wheat tortillas

4 boston lettuce leaves

4oz cook shrimp in bite size pieces

1/2 small cucumber,peeled, seeded and cut into matchstick strips

2 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro leaves

1 tbsp chopped peanuts

sea salt, ground pepper and red pepper flakes, to taste.

1. Place the tortillas on a flat surface and layer lettuce follow by shrimp, cucumber, cilantro and peanuts. Sprinkle with seasonings, if desired

2. Roll up securely and serve.

I'm sure you will love these tasty wraps not only are they good but there good for you to so enjoy.

The Handicapped Chef Carlton Haynes is owner of Triple H catering and Consulting Service and Chef Brand foods, for more information contact us at


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