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low-cal

 (lō′kăl′)
adj.
Having fewer calories than what is standard or typical: low-cal snack foods.
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low-cal

(ˈloʊˈkæl, -ˌkæl)

adj.
containing fewer calories than usual or standard: a low-cal diet.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.low-cal - having relatively few calories; "diet cola"; "light (or lite) beer"; "lite (or light) mayonnaise"; "a low-cal diet"
fat-free, fatless, nonfat - without fat or fat solids; "nonfat or fat-free milk"
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May be compromising taste for the low-cal, low-fat content.
This is partly because people with weight problems think drinking low-cal drinks will compensate for poor eating habits.
`Make burgers using lean mince and add onion, carrot, mushroom or potato for low-cal bulk, and buy premium sausages, which have less fat.'
6Try freezing grapes or mashed banana as a low-cal alternative to ice cream and sorbet.
JO'S TIPS Fruit pastilles, midget gems and pink shrimps are great low-cal nibbles when you get the munchies.
INGREDIENTS: 1 tsp olive oil or low-cal fry spray; 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped; 1 garlic clove, grated, chopped or minced; 100g baby spinach; 100g feta cheese, crumbled; 300g turkey mince; 1 egg yolk; salt and pepper; 1 tsp dried oregano; dried red chilli flakes (optional) For the corn & chilli lime butter: 10g butter; dried red chilli flakes, to taste; finely grated zest of 1 lime; 1/2 tsp ground cumin; a few sprigs of coriander leaves, finely chopped; 2 mini corn-on-the-cobs METHOD: 1.
CHECK OUT LOW-CAL CHEESE WATCH out for a new line of low calorie cheese to enjoy on the go.
belt machines have been replaced with battle ropes and TRX training, and low-cal versions of turkey salad divan have been swapped for togarashi-seared big-eye tuna and ginger-soy marinated tofu.
Breakfast High-fibre cereal with fruit and fat-free yogurt Lunch Jacket potato with beans and salad Dinner Homemade curry with rice and veg Snacks Fruit, low-cal jelly, cake bar or low-cal hot chocolate
It found that low-calorie sweeteners promoted increased abdominal fat accumulation in cells exposed to these sweeteners, compared with no increase for cells not exposed to low-cal sweeteners.
INGREDIENTS Low-cal fry spray or a little oil for the tin, 1 med cauliflower cut into florets, 600g lean beef mince, 50g grated parmesan cheese, small bunch of finely chopped basil and/or parsley with extra to serve,1 tsp dried oregano, 1 tsp smoked paprika, salt and pepper, crushed or grated garlic clove, a beaten egg, 1/2 very finely diced red onion.
2 Heat oil or low-cal fry spray in a non-stick frying pan.