Colin Gentry

How to bake off calories and make gains in the kitchen

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Colin Gentry



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23 August 2016

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Have your cake and eat it by swapping a few simple ingredients

As Mary Berry enters the tent again for the new series of Great British Bake Off, those who are keen to eat healthily might be feeling left out. With one slice of Victoria Sponge packing 187 calories, can you really be Star Baker while still achieving your gym goals?

Arnold Schwarzenegger has freely admitted his love of eating pies during the peak of his bodybuilding days. There is another way to make serious gains when cooking though. 

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By switching a few ingredients, you can greatly reduce your calorie intake without compromising on flavour. These handy dupes below can mean more protein, less sugar and better sources of fat. Mel and Sue would approve. 

On your marks…get set…bake!

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