EatingWell's 28-Day Weight-Loss Diet Meal Plan is designed to provide an overall healthy-eating program that meets U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans at three daily caloric levels: 1200, 1500 and 1800. The menus are packed with nutrient-rich foods, including whole grains, lean meats, low-fat dairy and plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Find out which calorie level is best for your with this simple calculation. Using that daily calorie goal, cut 500 calories per day to lose one pound per week. To lose two pounds, cut 1,000 calories.
Each of the 28 days on the plan includes 5 to 8 EatingWell recipes that use common, everyday ingredients and are simple to prepare. The recipes include entrees, side dishes, salads and desserts and are accompanied by other healthy foods to create nutritionally balanced meals that are both delicious and satisfying. In addition to breakfast, lunch and dinner, each day in the plans includes a morning and an afternoon snack. The Weight-Loss Diet Meal Plans model healthy eating patterns that can be followed for lifelong weight control.
Pictured Recipe: Lemon-Garlic Shrimp & Vegetables