What Does a 1,500-Calorie-Day Look Like?
Create your own 1,500-calorie day with these healthy, satisfying meals to help you lose weight.
Most people will lose weight on a daily diet of 1,500 calories, which is the total calorie count for all the food pictured here. If you want to be even more precise about cutting calories, this simple calculation will give you a daily calorie goal that can help you lose a healthy 1 to 2 pounds per week.
—Nicci Micco, M.S., editor-at-large for EatingWell Magazine
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