Fruits vegetables diet Menu

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Here's my typical weekday/wkend menu

2007-06-27 20:15:28 by icantloseweight

I'm not a big snacker by the way.
coffee + fake surgar + no cream
1 power bar
on wkends:
only oatmeal + raisins + walnut
a small turky or chiken sandwich with ff mayo, 1 slice of cheese, lots of greens on it and lots of vegetables on the side
homemade pasta, lots of salad, fresh fruits & vegies.
snack around 3-4pm:
another power bar + coffee
Dinner before 8pm only:
all vegetable salads with evoo/vinegar dressing.
fruits or toast or something light
restaurant food and wine with friends
I think my diet, even though fairly low caloried, may have too much cheese and oil in it. Again, I have not gained any wgt but haven't lost any either.

Too few calories in your diet

2006-09-02 19:26:21 by 8-DK

Try entering your daily menu into a nutritional calculator like fitday or nutridiary and see how many calories you eat each day. If you eat too few calories, your body is going to rebel and it will drive you to eat foods that are not in the "healthy" category.
Based on your desired weight of 120 pounds and the level of exercise that you've described, you probably need to eat 1800 calories to maintain a 120 pound body.
If you eat a lot less calories that than, your body is going to have you cheat on some unhealthy foods.
The best foods to eat are whole fresh fruits and vegetables

Glycemic Impact Diet is basically

2006-09-19 03:42:49 by smwalker

As far as I can tell just a regular diet of protein, carbs, and fats. Nothing weird, very standard meals. How ever in the fruit and vegetable department they favor foods that take longer for the body to digest. This is done for the reason that they do not want me getting hungry (if I am still digesting I guess you can't be hungry). I assume the food choices are based on the Glycemic Index and Glycemic load is factored into as well. I don't know enough about it to know for sure or how to figure the index out. I just follow what they tell be to eat, no complaints.
Here is there description of it:
Nutritional Guidelines: Our Glycemic Impact Diet provides the optimal balance of protein, carbohydrates, and fat

Don't Diet!!!! Change your Lifestyle of

2012-10-07 19:52:40 by World2011

Eating! It is simple and the rewards are great!
The weight will come off naturally.
Delete ANY enriched wheat breads, eat only Stoneground and/or whole wheat breads.
Stay away from the Deli.
Shop around the outside of the store and be careful when going down the aisles. Make a list and follow the list for your preplanned menu.
Whole Wheat Pasta
Whole Wheat Bread
Fresh Vegetables
I lost 75 lbs. this way without a sweat or denying myself anything.

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