Shaping up for summer needn't involve shunning nutritious carbs like pasta thanks to exciting new gadget, http://www.amazon.co.uk/Spiralz-Vegetable-Spiralizer/dp/B003NXR086
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Already a hit in the U.S., this magic machine churns all manner of vegetables into guilt-free spaghetti, noodles and rice - trimming hundreds of calories from your plate and your waistline.
Firm fleshed fruit and vegetables work best, with courgette a particular favourite among recipe websites. At 21 calories and less than 4g of carbohydrate per 125g portion, compared with the 364 calories and 64g of carbohydrate of a regular bowl of pasta it's easy to see why.