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Diet Food Menu

what exactly are the contents in a diet food menu? What are the advantages of following a diet food menu program?
(June 26, 2008)

Weight Loss with Diet Foods 

When preparing a diet food menu in order to lose weight or to maintain good health, one must take into account a number of factors and in doing so making the diet food menu can be quite difficult. In order to lose weight, one must reduce their current calorie consumption by 20 to 35 percent. Weight loss can be achieved by following a sensible diet food menu program. In order to reduce current candidate consumption one must reduce their portion size or keep a track of the calorie values of all the food items that one eats. Always remember to select a menu that is balanced and complete in order to lose body fat.

It is ideal to set realistic weight loss target instead of blaming for short-term crash diets.
Some of the important points while charting and a diet food menu program to take into account are:

  • Consume small meals and snacks instead of eating large meals. Keep three hour intervals before taking a snack.
  • Try to prepare your diet food menu planned much ahead by keeping a track of the foods that you are likely to consume, at least a day in advance. That way you will be able to keep a tab on the types of food that you consume and the manner in which it is prepared.
  • Maintain a simple diet food menu. To not get into the details of your diet but simply begin by counting the calories of your foods.
  • Each your food as slowly as possible and chew it thoroughly before swallowing it.
  • Always opt for healthier food options such as fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grain meals and legumes, low-fat dairy products, skinless poultry, lean meats and fish.
  • Completely keep away from foods that are saturated in fats and calories
  • Keep away from foods that are high in sugar and oil.
  • Try to keep a count of at least five servings of fruits and vegetables in your daily diet
Submitted by C N on June 26, 2008 at 05:46


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