Diet Recommendations

Diet Recommendations

 Follow these basic guidelines for a well balanced diet. If you are trying to lose weight, this diet contains 1400 - 1600 calories a day. * High in fat and cholesterol. Limit to 3 times per week. Breakfast Meat 1 Serving Starch 2 Servings Fruit 2 Servings Fat 1 Serving Milk 1 Serving Ham 1 Slice of Toast 1/2 c. Apple Juice/Cider 1 slice of bacon 1 c. Skim Milk Cheese* 1/2 c. Oatmeal 1/3 c. Grapefruit Juice 1 tsp. Margarine 1 c. lowfat buttermilk Egg Substitute 1/2 c. Grits 1/3 c. Grape Juice 1 tbsp. Diet Margarine 1 c. 1/2% milk Peanut Butter* 1/2 c. Cream of Wheat 1/2 c. Orange Juice 2 tbsp. Coffee Creamer Liquid 1 c. 2% milk 1 Lean Hamburger Patty 3/4 c. Cornflakes 1/2 c. Pineapple Juice 4 tbsp. Coffee Creamer Powder 1/3 % dry non-fat milk Sausage* 3/4 c. Cheerios 1/3 c. Prune Juice 1 tsp. Oil 1 c. plain non-fat yogurt Bologna* 3/4 c. Special K 1/2 c. Apple Sauce Pork Tenderloin1/2 c. Rice Crispies 1/2 Banana Pork Chop* 1/2 c. Bran Flakes 1 c. Cantaloupe 1 slice of bread 1/2 Grapefruit 2 slices of diet bread 1 c. Honeydew Melon 1/2 bagel 2 tbsp. raisins 1/2 English Muffin 3 Prunes 1 slice raisin bread Lunch Meat 2 Servings Starch 2 Servings Fruit 1 Serving Vegetable 1 Serving Fat 1 Serving 1 oz. Lean Beef 1/2 c. Cooked Pasta 1 small apple 1 c. raw or 1/2 c. cooked asparagus 1 tsp. margarine 1 oz. Lean Pork 1/2 c. Rice 1/2 c. apricots beans (green, wax, italian) 1 tbsp. diet margarine 1 oz. Lean Lamb1/3 c. Dried Beans or Peas 1/2 banana beets 1 tsp. mayonnaise 1 oz. Lean Veal 1/4 c. Baked Beans 1 c. Cantaloupe broccoli1 tbsp. diet mayonnaise 1 oz. Lean Poultry 1/2 c. Corn 1/2 c. cherries, canned Brussels sprouts 1 tsp oil 1/4 c. Tuna (canned in water) 1 corn on cob 6" long 2 figs cabbage, cooked 6 almonds 1/4 c. Cottage Cheese 1/2 c. Lima Beans 1/2 c. fruit cocktail carrots 1 tbsp. cashew 2 tbsp. Parmesan Cheese 1/2 c. Green Beans 1/2 grapefruit cauliflower 2 whole pecans 1 oz. Cheese or Diet Cheese 1 small baked potato 15 grapes eggplant 20 small or 10 large peanuts 1 oz. 95% fat free luncheon meat 1/2 c. mashed potatoes 1 c. honeydew greens (collard, mustard, turnip) 2 whole walnuts 2 egg whites 3/4 c. winter squash 1 kiwi mushrooms, cooked 2 tsp. mayonnaise type reduced fat salad dressing 1 hotdog* 1/3 c. sweet potato 1 orange okra 2 tbsp. coconut 1 tbsp Peanut Butter 1/2 hotdog or hamburger bun 1 peach or 1/2 c. canned onions 2 tbsp. sour cream 1 small roll 1 small pear or 1/2 c. canned green peppers 1 tbsp. whipping cream 1 slice rye bread 1/3 c. canned pineapple or 3/4 c. fresh sauerkraut 1 tbsp. cream cheese 1 slice white bread 2 plumsspinach, cooked1/4 oz. salt 2 slices diet bread 1 1/4 c. strawberries summer squash 2 tangerines tomato 1 1/4 c. watermelon tomato/ vegetable juice water chestnuts zucchini, cooked Dinner Meat 2 Servings Fruit 1 Serving Vegetable 1 Serving Fat 1 Serving 1 oz. lean beef 1 small apple 1 c. raw or 1/2 c. cooked asparagus 1 tsp. margarine 1 oz. lean pork 1/2 c. apricots beans (green, wax, italian) 1 tbsp. diet margarine 1 oz. lean lamb 1/2 banana beets 1 tsp. mayonnaise 1 oz. lean veal 1 c. Cantaloupe broccoli1 tbsp. diet mayonnaise 1 oz. lean poultry 1/2 c. cherries, canned Brussels sprouts 1 tsp. oil 1/2 c. tuna in water 2 figs cabbage, cooked 6 almonds 1/4 c. cottage cheese 1/2 c. fruit cocktail carrots 1 tbsp. cashew 2 tbsp. parmesan cheese 1/2 grapefruit cauliflower 2 whole pecans 1 oz. cheese or diet cheese* 15 grapes eggplant 20 small or 10 large peanuts 1 oz. luncheon meat (95% fat free) 1 c. honeydew greens (collard, mustard, turnip) 2 whole walnuts 2 egg whites 1 kiwi mushrooms, cooked 2 tsp. mayonnaise type reduced fat salad dressing 1 hotdog 1 orange okra 2 tbsp. coconut 1 tbsp. peanut butter 1 peach or 1/2 c. canned onions 2 tbsp. sour cream 1/3 c. canned pineapple or 3/4 c. fresh green peppers 1 tbsp. whipping cream 2 plumssauerkraut 1 tbsp. cream cheese 1 1/4 c. strawberries spinach, cooked1/4 oz. salt 2 tangerines summer squash 1 1/4 c. watermelon tomato tomato/ vegetable juice