A 7-Day, 1,200 Calories Deit Meal Plan For Beginners, When it comes to all things weight loss, the simplest, fastest way to make impactful, lasting change is to form habits you can actually stick with for life. That’s why this plan involves an easy-to-follow meal planning guide. This full week of (delicious!) food will take the guesswork out of grocery shopping and prepping with nutritionist-approved breakfast, lunch, and dinner ideas. If you have a higher activity level, check out these 1,300-, 1,400-, 1,500-, and 1,800-calorie meal plans as well.
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Truth: Long-term weight loss requires making healthier food choices on the regular. But if you’re looking to lose weight and need some menu ideas, we’ve consulted with registered dietitians on this 1,200-calorie meal plan.
Day 1: Breakfast
Combine 3/4 cup bran flakes, 1 banana, and 1 cup fat-free milk in a bowl.
Day 1: Lunch
Build a sandwich with 1 mini whole wheat pita, 3 ounces turkey breast, 1/2 roasted pepper, 1 teaspoon mayo, mustard, and lettuce. Serve with 1 stick part-skim mozzarella string cheese and 2 kiwis.
Day 1: Dinner
Serve 4 ounces broiled flounder or sole with 2 sliced plum tomatoes sprinkled with 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, broiled until just golden. Eat with 1 cup cooked couscous and 1 cup steamed broccoli. Enjoy with a single-serve ice cream (like any of these delicious picks!) for dessert.