Many of us want to feel confident about how we look and feel. Eating more conservatively can help you live longer and with less pain later (due to health problems). Nowadays it’s become even harder to maintain your size or not gain weight with so many food temptations. As we age our metabolism slows down and some of us eat too much, causing a slow weight gain. If you drive around your town you may feel tempted by high calorie fast food and restaurants that provide satisfying, but high calorie meals. It can be hard, but as long as you try and know what you’re getting into before biting into that pepperoni pizza you should have results.
Anyways, it’s our mission to help you stay on task and reach your weight loss and calorie deficit goals, so we’re providing tips ideas strategies.
In this article by Victoria Seaver, M.S., RD .
She suggests eating a 1500 Calories per day Meal Plan. It’s includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and snacks. It may be too much work for one person to do all this prep and you may be able to figure out a similar meal plan that gets you to 1500 calories per day maximum. Below is an example of one of her meals. There are links to all recipes and most recipes seem fairly simple.
For me this seem like I’d be hungry all day and in pain. Sometimes I prefer one larger meal, so it’s a little more satisfying and several small snacks. You can always try Genius Popcorn 100 Calorie Packs as a snack as well.
Breakfast (387 calories)
- 2 servings Baked Banana-Nut Oatmeal Cups
- 1 clementine
A.M. Snack (190 calories)
- 1 medium apple, sliced
- 1 Tbsp. peanut butter
Lunch (325 calories)
- 1 serving Veggie & Hummus Sandwich
P.M. Snack (105 calories)
- 1 medium banana ( or TRY Genius Popcorn 100 Calorie Portion Packs)
Dinner (507 calories)
- 1 serving Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajita Bowls with 1/3 cup cooked brown rice
Daily Totals: 1,514 calories, 76 g protein, 215 g carbohydrate, 38 g fiber, 47 g fat, 1,355 mg sodium