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Coffee shop. A nonfat latte or cappuccino is actually a great choice because it provides protein and calcium. A tall latte at Starbucks made with nonfat milk has only 120 calories with 12 grams protein, 17 grams carbohydrate and 0.5 gram fat. A grande bumps the calories to 160, with 15 grams protein, 23 grams carbohydrate and 1 gram fat. A muffin or bagel is fine, but these products often suffer from portion distortion. I personally save or give away half of the muffin to prevent myself from falling into a 500 plus calorie trap.
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