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Cacao Cookies: Phase 3 Recipe

Tired of eating vegetables and meat during your Fast Metabolism Diet? Then try this Phase 3 Recipe for CACAO COOKIES that will surely complete your day!

Phase 3 Recipe

Phase 3 Recipe | Serves 3 to 4 | Prep time: 2 minutes | Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 large egg whites at room temperature 1⁄2 teaspoon arrowroot powder
  • 3 tablespoons xylitol
  • 1⁄4 cup unsweetened cacao powder 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1⁄4 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, using a hand mixer or wire whisk, whip the egg whites and arrowroot until stiff peaks form.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the cacao powder, xylitol, salt, and nuts. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the egg whites, making sure to constantly mix while you add.
  4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Drop the batter in 1/4 cup amounts onto the parchment paper-lined baking sheet, leaving about 2 inches between each cookie. Bake for 25 minutes, rotating the baking sheet halfway through. Remove from the oven and let cool on the baking sheet. Eat or store for later.

TIP: Enjoy as a snack, as this dessert contains healthy fat. Just remember to add a Phase 3 vegetable on the side. You can also eat this after a meal if you do an additional day of exercise. –HAYLIE POMROY

Halibut With Lemon-Fennel Salad: Phase 2 Recipe

Try this amazing Phase 2 Recipe for your Fast Metabolism Diet that can help with indigestion-related issues and help clear your lungs.

Phase 2 Recipe

Phase: 2 / Prep time: 10 minutes / Total time: 20 minutes / Serves: 2

Serving Sizes:

  • 20 pounds or less: 6-ounce halibut fillet + 2 cups of salad
  • 20-40 pounds: 9-ounce halibut fillet + 3 cups of salad
  • 40+ pounds: 9-ounce halibut fillet + 4 cups of salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 2 (6-ounce) halibut fillets
  • 4 cups fennel bulb (about 2 medium), thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, sliced thinly vertically
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves

Directions:

  • Combine the first 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Set 1 ½ teaspoons of this mixture aside for later. Combine the remaining spice mixture with the garlic. Rub the garlic mixture evenly over the fish.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the fish to the pan; cook 2 to 3 minutes on the first side, or until golden brown. Flip the fillets, reduce the heat to low, and continue cooking 3 to 4 minutes or to the desired degree of doneness.
  • Combine the reserved 1 ½ teaspoons spice mixture, fennel bulb, and remaining ingredients in a medium bowl, tossing well to coat. Serve the salad with the fish.

Source: HAYLIE POMROY

Curry-Poached Halibut With Snap Pea Slaw: Phase 1 Recipe

Try this Curry-Poached Halibut With Snap Pea Slaw Recipe for the Phase 1 of your Fast Metabolism Diet.

This dish will improve the detoxification mechanisms of your digestive tract and liver with the help of fresh cilantro, ginger, turmeric and more!

Phase 1 Recipe

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 30 minutes | Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients-

For the rice:

  • 1 1/3 cups brown rice (or a brown/wild rice blend)
  • 2 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

For the curry paste:

  • 1 large head of garlic, top 1/2 inch removed
  • 1 large shallot (about 4 oz.), peeled and halved
  • 3-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled
  • 3-inch piece fresh lemongrass – halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 medium jalapeno, stem and seeds removed

For the halibut and slaw:

  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 6-ounce halibut fillets
  • 2 cups sugar snap peas, thinly diagonally sliced
  • 2 cups thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 2 cups yellow squash, cut into matchsticks
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced shallot
  • 1 small red Fresno chile, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375℉ degrees.
  2. Combine the rice, boiling water, and salt in an 8-inch square baking dish. Cover tightly with foil.
  3. Wrap the garlic and shallot tightly in foil. Wrap the ginger and lemongrass tightly in another piece of foil.
  4. Place the rice, garlic/shallot, and ginger/lemongrass in the oven and bake 1 hour.
  5. Squeeze the roasted garlic pulp into a food processor. Add the roasted shallot, ginger, lemongrass, and the remaining curry paste ingredients. Process into a paste.
  6. Place 3 tablespoons of the curry paste into a large skillet with a lid. Add the chicken stock, garlic cloves, and bay leaf, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, add the fish, cover, and simmer 8 minutes or until the fish is nearly opaque. Remove the pan from the heat.
  7. Combine the remaining 7 ingredients (snap peas through sea salt) in a bowl. Place 1 fillet in each of 4 large, shallow bowls; sprinkle each with a pinch of sea salt. Add about 1/4 cup (or as much as you like) of the poaching liquid to each bowl. Divide the snap pea mixture evenly among the bowls. Serve with the rice.

Source: HAYLIE POMROY

 

Fast Metabolism Sushi Bowl- Phase 3 Recipe

Wanna enjoy a delicious SUSHI BOWL that will satisfy your cravings and boost your metabolism?

Then try this amazing Fast Metabolism Sushi Bowl recipe from Haylie Pomroy that makes use of shirataki rice, which is compliant on all phases of the FMD diet!

Sushi Bowl

Servings: 2 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Total time: 25 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 packages shirataki rice
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 tablespoon tamari
  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 5 drops stevia
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 2 6-ounce wild caught tuna steaks, each about 1 inch thick
  • Coarsely ground black pepper
  • 4 radishes (or daikon radish), sliced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 nori sheets, crumbled
  • 1 small cucumber, cut into matchsticks
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Pickled ginger
  • Wasabi powder – making into a paste (note: if you cannot find a compliant wasabi powder that is 100% wasabi root or, do not like the heat, omit it from the recipe)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Prepare the rice according to package directions. Chill it in the fridge while you prepare the rest of the sushi bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the next eight ingredients (tahini through stevia). Set aside.
  3. Heat the grapeseed oil in a heavy skillet over high heat. Pat the tuna steaks dry with paper towels. Season liberally with black pepper and place them in the pan. Cook undisturbed for 1 minute, then flip and cook 1 minute more (the tuna should be rare to medium-rare – but cook it according to your taste). Transfer the tuna to a cutting board, and let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing across the grain.
  4. Assemble the bowls: Divide the rice, seared tuna, radish, green onion, nori, cucumber, avocado, and sesame seeds evenly between two bowls. Drizzle the dressing over the top, and garnish with pickled ginger.

Source: HAYLIE POMROY

Turkey, White Bean, & Kale Soup- Phase 1 Recipe

Looking for a warm and delicious dish for the Phase 1 of your Fast Metabolism Diet?

Well, here is a simple Turkey, White Bean, & Kale Soup recipe from Haylie Pomroy, that will boost your diet and mood.

Turkey, White Bean, & Kale Soup

Servings: 8 | Prep Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 3 cups diced red onions
  • 2 cups diced celery (including green tops)
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 8 cups vegetable broth
  • 6 cups peeled and cubed kabocha or butternut squash
  • 6 cups roughly chopped kale (ribs removed)
  • 15-ounce can baby butter beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15-ounce can great northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15-ounce can adzuki or black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. In a very large nonstick soup pot, sauté the turkey, onions, celery, garlic, and ginger in 2 tablespoons of water until soft.
  2. Add the broth, squash, kale, beans, and spices. Bring to a boil.
  3. Cover the pot, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  4. Taste and adjust seasonings with salt and pepper as needed.
  5.  Serve and enjoy your Turkey, White Bean, & Kale Soup with friends or family.

Source: Haylie Pomroy

 

Spinach, Tomato, And Feta Salad: Phase 3 Recipe

Wanna eat something good for this week’s Phase 3 of your Fast Metabolism Diet? Then try this amazing Phase 3 Recipe of the Spinach, Tomato, And Feta Salad.

Phase 3 Recipe

Spinach, Tomato, And Feta Salad

Ingredients:

  • Handful of spinach leaves
  • 5 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1/2 cup roughly crumbled feta cheese
  • Handful of parsley
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper

Directions:

  1. Blanch the spinach leaves by throwing them into a pot containing boiling water with a little salt. Take out the spinach leaves after 2 minutes.
  2. Finely chop the red onion and parsley and mix them in a salad bowl.
  3. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and add them to the salad bowl.
  4. Throw in the feta cheese into the bowl and add olive oil, apple cider vinegar, a pinch of salt, and pepper.
  5. Toss and mix well and adjust slightly, based on your taste.
  6. ENJOY!

Do you like this Phase 3 Recipe? Then, don’t forget to share with your family friends!

Source: Style Craze

Food List: Fast Metabolism Diet Phase 2

To further help in implementing your Fast Metabolism Diet, here is the complete list of foods allowed on Phase 2!

Phase 2

VEGETABLES AND SALAD GREENS (FRESH, CANNED, OR FROZEN)

  • Arrowroot Arugula Asparagus
  • Beans: green, yellow (wax), French (string) Broccoli florets
  • Cabbage and all types of celery
  • Collard greens Cucumbers, any type Endive
  • Fennel
  • Green chiles, jalapeños Green onions
  • Jicama Kale Leeks
  • Lettuce (any except iceberg), mixed greens
  • Mushrooms Mustard greens
  • Onions, Red and Yellow peppers: Bell, Pepperoncini Rhubarb
  • Shallots Spinach Spirulina Swiss chard Watercress

FRUITS (FRESH OR FROZEN)

  • Lemons Limes

ANIMAL PROTEIN

  • Beef, all lean cuts: filet, tenderloin, strip, sirloin, shell steak, London broil, round steak, rump roast, stew meat, lean ground
  • Buffalo meat
  • Chicken: boneless, skinless white meat Cod/scrod fillet
  • Corned beef
  • Deli meats, nitrate-free: roast beef, chicken, turkey Dory fish fillet
  • Eggs, whites only Flounder Fillet
  • Game: venison, ostrich, elk Halibut fillet
  • Jerky, nitrate-free: beef, buffalo, turkey, elk, ostrich Lamb, lean cuts
  • Oysters, packed in water Pork: loin roast, tenderloin Salmon: nitrate-free smoked Sardines, packed in water Sole fillet
  • Tuna, packed in water
  • Turkey: breast steaks, lean ground Turkey bacon, nitrate-free

VEGETABLE PROTEIN AND STARCHES

None in this phase.

BROTHS, HERBS, SPICES, AND CONDIMENTS

  • Brewer’s yeast
  • Broths: beef, chicken, vegetable* Dried herbs: all types
  • Fresh herbs: all types of Garlic, fresh, powdered Ginger, fresh Horseradish, prepared Mustard: prepared, dry
  • Noncaffeinated herbal teas or Pero
  • Natural seasonings: Bragg Liquid Aminos, coconut amino acids, tamari Pickles, no sugar added
  • Seasonings: black and white peppers, cay enne, chili powder, chili paste, chipotle, cinnamon, crushed red pepper flakes, cumin, curry powder, raw cacao powder, nutmeg, onion salt, sea salt, Simply Organic seasoning
  • Sweeteners: Stevia, Xy litol (birch or hardwood only ) Tabasco
  • Vanilla or peppermint extract Vinegar: any ty pe (except rice)

GRAINS

 None in this phase.

HEALTHY FATS

None in this phase.

BTW, don’t forget to choose organic foods whenever possible in order to gain the full benefits in Phase 2 of your Fast Metabolism Diet.

Food List: Fast Metabolism Diet Phase 1

Phase 1

Still having a hard time remembering the allowed food for the Phase 1 of the Fast Metabolism Diet? There’s no need to worry! We got you! 

Here is the full list from various food groups that are approved for this phase:

VEGETABLES AND SALAD GREENS (FRESH, CANNED, OR FROZEN)

  • Arrowroot Arugula Bamboo shoots
  • Beans: green, yellow (wax), French Beets
  • Broccoli florets Cabbage, all types Carrots
  • Celery, including tops Cucumbers
  • Eggplant Green chiles Green onions Jicama
  • Kale Leeks
  • Lettuce (any except iceberg) Mixed greens
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions, red and yellow Parsnips
  • Peas: snap, snow
  • Peppers: bell, pepperoncini Pumpkin
  • Rutabaga Spinach Spirulina Sprouts
  • Sweet potatoes/yams Tomatoes
  • Turnips
  • Zucchini and winter or yellow summer squash

FRUITS (FRESH OR FROZEN)

  • Apples, Apricots, Asian, pears
  • Berries: blackberries, blueberries, mulberries, raspberries
  • Cantaloupe, Cherries, Figs, Grapefruit, Guava
  • Honeydew, melon, Kiwis
  • Kumquats, Lemons, Limes, Loganberries, Mangos, Oranges, Papaya, Peaches Pears, Pineapples
  • Pomegranates, Strawberries, Tangerines, Watermelon

ANIMAL PROTEIN

  • Beef: fillet, lean ground Buffalo meat, ground
  • Chicken: skinless, boneless white meat Corned beef
  • Deli meats, nitrate-free: turkey, chicken, roast beef Eggs, whites only
  • Game: partridge, pheasant Guineafowl
  • Haddock fillet Halibut: fillet, steak Pollock fillet
  • Pork: tenderloin
  • Sardines, packed in water
  • Sausages, nitrate-free: turkey, chicken Sole fillet
  • Tuna, solid white, packed in water Turkey: breast meat, lean ground Turkey bacon, nitrate-free

VEGETABLE PROTEIN

  • Black-eyed peas Chana dal/lentils

Chickpeas/Garbanzo beans

  • Dried or canned beans: adzuki, black, butter, great northern, kidney, lima, navy, pinto, white
  • Fava beans, fresh or canned

BROTHS, HERBS, SPICES, AND CONDIMENTS

  • Brewer’s yeast
  • Broths: beef, chicken, vegetable* Dried herbs: all types
  • Fresh herbs: all types Garlic, fresh
  • Ginger, fresh Horseradish, prepared
  • Ketchup, no sugar added, no corn syrup Noncaffeinated herbal teas or Pero Mustard: prepared, dry
  • Natural seasonings: Bragg Liquid Aminos, coconut amino acids, tamari Pickles, no sugar added
  • Salsa
  • Seasonings: black and white peppers, chili powder, cinnamon, crushed red pepper flakes, cumin, curry powder, nutmeg, onion salt, raw cacao powder, sea salt, Simply Organic seasoning
  • Sweeteners: Stevia, Xylitol (birch or hardwood only ) Tomato paste
  • Vanilla or peppermint extract Vinegar: any type

GRAINS AND STARCHES

  • Amaranth Arrowroot Barley
  • Brown rice: rice, cereal, crackers, flour, pasta, tortillas Brown rice cheese or milk
  • Buckwheat Kamut: bagels Millet
  • Nut flours Oats: steel-cut Quinoa
  • Rice milk, plain
  • Spelt: pasta, pretzels, tortillas
  • Sprouted-grain: bagels, bread, tortillas Tapioca
  • Teff Triticale
  • Wild rice

HEALTHY FATS

*None for this phase

By the way, don’t forget to choose organic foods whenever possible to fully experience the benefits of Phase 1.

 

What To Do: Fast Metabolism Diet Phase 3

Phase 3

Finished with Phase 1 and 2? Then let’s go on to the Phase 3 of the Fast Metabolism Diet!

This phase is for the Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays of every week and is composed of foods containing healthy fats and oil. This is also the most active part of the Fast Metabolism Diet, so, you will be able to consume a moderate amount of carbs, proteins, and fruits or veggies.

Here are foods that you can eat on Phase 3:

  • Vegetables- Artichokes, Brussels sprouts, green beans, beets, butternut squash, French beans, bok choy, cauliflower, kale, radish, watercress, leek, zucchini, celery, wax beans, asparagus, spinach, sweet potato, all types of onions, lettuce (except iceberg), collard greens, fennel, eggplant, garlic, green onions, peppers, rhubarb, shallots, okra, tomatoes, celery, cabbage, palm hearts, mushrooms, olives, cucumbers, and bean sprouts.
  • Fruits- Cherries, lime, lemon, grapefruit, cranberries, coconut, coconut water, coconut milk, peaches, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, rhubarb, and prickly pears.
  • Protein-Beef tenderloin, ground buffalo, chicken breast, skinless chicken, turkey, lamb chops, rabbit, sirloin steak, lean ground beef, lamb liver, roast beef, deli meat, turkey bacon, sausages, herring, shrimp, salmon, crab, calamari, lobster, smoked oysters, tuna, sea bass, trout, whole eggs, nuts, legumes, seeds, black beans, cashew milk, almond milk, pinto beans, fava beans, kidney beans, butter beans, black-eyed peas, chickpeas, lima beans, lentils, vegan cheddar cheese, great northern beans, cannellini beans, and almond cheese.
  • Fats & Oil- Hazelnuts, almonds, pecan nuts, coconut milk, almond butter, almond milk, hemp seeds, coconut butter, walnut butter, walnuts, pine nuts, sunflower seeds, sunflower seed butter, peanut butter, tahini, flax seeds, chia seeds, avocados, hummus, olive oil, pistachios, sesame seeds, sesame oil, coconut oil, grapeseed oil, and rice bran oil.
  • Others- Carob chips, baking powder, mint, celery seed, cream of tartar, red wine vinegar, coconut vinegar, ginger powder, vanilla extract, black pepper, white pepper, cinnamon, chili powder, rosemary, sage, thyme, apple cider vinegar, tomato sauce, mustard, chicken broth, vegetable broth, pepper flakes, cardamom, beef broth, pickles, tomato paste, bay leaves, cilantro, mint, chives, oregano, cumin, white vinegar, curry powder, cumin, fennel, nutmeg, and basil.
  • Beverages – Coconut water, fresh fruit and vegetable juice, vegetable smoothies, and buttermilk.

Foods to avoid:

  • Vegetables – Potato
  • Fruits – Ripe mango, jackfruit, and banana
  • Fats & Oils – Vegetable oil, mayonnaise, butter, lard, soyabean oil, margarine, safflower oil, and canola oil
  • Beverages – Aerated drinks, packaged fruit juices, packaged coconut water, and alcohol
  • Others – Tomato ketchup, ranch, tartar sauce, barbecue sauce, and sweet chili sauce

And, since Phase 3 is where you start to effectively burn a lot of calories, here are a few exercises that you should try:

  • Arm circles – 1 set of 10 reps (clockwise and anticlockwise)
  • Wrist circles – 1 set of 10 reps (clockwise and anticlockwise)
  • Neck rotation – 1 set of 10 reps (clockwise and anticlockwise)
  • Ankle rotation – 1 set of 10 reps (clockwise and anticlockwise)
  • Leg rotation – 1 set of 10 reps (clockwise and anticlockwise)
  • Waist rotation – 1 set of 10 reps (clockwise and anticlockwise)
  • Yoga asanas

For more details check out this article by Style Craze (Source):

Fast Metabolism Diet Review

 

What To Do: Fast Metabolism Diet Phase 2

Phase 2

Now that you’re finished with Phase 1, here are various details for the Phase 2 of your Fast Metabolism Diet.

First of all, in case you don’t know, Phase 2 is implemented on Wednesdays and Thursdays of the week. Second, while removing stress is the goal of Phase 1, Phase 2 aims to condition the ability of the body to burn fats and use it as energy. Lastly, the second phase of the Fast Metabolism Diet is focused on foods which are high in protein, low in carbs, and low in fat.

Below is a list of foods that you can eat:

  • Vegetables- Asparagus, French beans, yellow beans, green beans, kale, white beans, bib lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, all types of mushrooms, onions, pepper, garlic, onion, cucumber, collard greens, rhubarb, watercress, spirulina, leek, swiss chard, spinach, etc.
  • Fruits- Citrus fruits
  • Protein- Lean cut beef, lean ground turkey, turkey bacon, chicken breast, turkey jerky, smoked salmon, tuna, oysters, cod, egg whites, etc.
  • Beverages- Buttermilk, coconut water, fresh vegetable juice, and herbal tea.
  • Others- Baking powder, cream of tartar, red wine vinegar, coconut vinegar, ginger powder, vanilla extract, black pepper, white pepper, cinnamon, chili powder, rosemary, sage, thyme, apple cider vinegar, tomato sauce, mustard, chicken broth, vegetable broth, beef broth, pickles, tomato paste, bay leaves, cilantro, mint, chives, oregano, cumin, white vinegar, curry powder, cumin, fennel, nutmeg, basil, etc.

Meanwhile, to prevent fat accumulation, here are foods that you should avoid:

  • Vegetables – Potato, legumes, eggplant, bamboo shoots, sprouts, pumpkin, tomatoes, turnips, beets, carrots, sweet potatoes, zucchini, summer squash, potatoes, lemons, ketchup, lime, olives, avocados, tomato paste, and seeds and nuts.
  • Fruits – Ripe mango, jackfruit, and banana.
  • Beverages – Aerated drinks, packaged fruit juices, packaged coconut water, and alcohol.
  • Others – Tomato ketchup, ranch, tartar sauce, barbecue sauce, and sweet chili sauce.

And, since diet is not enough, do your best to execute the following exercises during the Phase 2 of your Fast Metabolism Diet.

  • Arm circles – 1 set of 10 reps (clockwise and anticlockwise)
  • Wrist circles – 1 set of 10 reps (clockwise and anticlockwise)
  • Neck rotation – 1 set of 10 reps (clockwise and anticlockwise)
  • Ankle rotation – 1 set of 10 reps (clockwise and anticlockwise)
  • Leg rotation – 1 set of 10 reps (clockwise and anticlockwise)
  • Waist rotation – 1 set of 10 reps (clockwise and anticlockwise)
  • Spot jogging – 8-10 minutes
  • Scissor kicks – 2 sets of 10 reps
  • Crunches – 2 sets of 20 reps
  • Forward lunges – 2 sets of 10 reps
  • Jumping squat – 1 set of 10 reps
  • Sir cycling – 2 sets of 10 reps
  • Horizontal scissor kicks – 2 sets of 10 reps
  • Forward plank – 2 sets of 20-second plank
  • Power yoga

For recipes, don’t forget to read our previous and future posts: thefastmetabolismdietcommunity.com

 

Source: Style Craze

 

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