Diet and Weight Loss Tips
Weight loss can be easier with the right tools. Meal plans, nutritional knowledge, tried-and-true approaches, cutting calories and positive stories can all make a difference in weight loss. EatingWell's experts offer their best tips on slimming down.
How to Lose Weight with a Diet Meal Plan
Following a meal plan is the best way to lose weight and slim down because it will help you stick to a diet. Learn how to make meal planning easy by including healthy recipes and foods in your meal plan that will fill your diet with vegetables, fruits, whole grains and lean proteins.
Five High-Fiber Foods for Weight Loss
Eating high-fiber foods can help you lose weight. Fiber fills you up and keeps you satisfied. Five fiber-rich foods you should add to your diet to help you lose weight are apples, sweet potatoes, raspberries, chick peas and oats.
research shows that fiber can also help prevent weight gain and promote weight loss . Here are five high-fiber foods to add to your diet to help you lose weight. One medium apple has four grams of
How to Cut Calories to Lose Weight
If you’re trying to lose weight, small changes to cut calories can make a big impact. Learn how to cut calories to lose weight: get ideas for low-calorie recipes and low-calorie meals and ingredients you can swap to cut calories without noticing.
an 8-ounce latte, you'll save 70 calories, plus cut down on your saturated fat . For more healthy eating tips, come to eatingwell.com.
Six Good Carbs to Eat
You don't have to cut out carbs in your diet to lose weight. Carbohydrates are healthy; they provide fuel for your brain and body. 6 "good" carbs to eat: whole-wheat pasta, quinoa, barley, bulgur, wheat berries and popcorn. These healthy carbs are whole
whole grain, and a 3-cup serving has only 90 calories. For more healthy eating tips, come to eatingwell.com
500-Calorie Meals: How to Make a Low-Calorie Dinner
Wondering what to eat for dinner to lose weight? Stick to a 500-calorie dinner diet. EatingWell's Jessie Price shows how to make a low-calorie dinner with recipes for a healthy 500-calorie meal: Lemon Chicken Stir Fry and Strawberry Frozen Yogurt.
a day. So the main course: Lemon Chicken Stir-Fry. So mix together lemon juice , reduced-sodium chicken broth, reduced-sodium soy sauce and cornstarch in a little bowl. Set that aside. I have cubed-up lean chicken breast. I put that in my skillet with a little bit of heart-healthy canola oil . Cook it, stirring it around for a couple of minutes until it's cooked through. Then transfer it to a plate, and we're on to our veggies. Mushroom and carrots go in first. Cook those around a couple of minutes until those are mostly cooked through. Then add in snow peas, the whites of your scallions, minced garlic and lemon zest . Cook it about 30 seconds until it's nice and fragrant and then we're ready for that sauce. Whisk it up, pour it
What a 1,200-Calorie Diet Looks Like
EatingWell's Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D. teaches you how to eat to lose weight by following a 1,200-calorie diet plan and outlines how many calories to eat for meals throughout the day. She provides healthy eating tips and weight-loss tips and a
and a cup of spinach. You can drizzle about a teaspoon of olive oil on top of your vegetables. And you also get one ounce of feta cheese . For dinner, you want to aim to eat between 300 and 350 calories. This dinner comes in a little bit over at 355. Here we have a delicious Clementine & Five-Spice Chicken. That's served with two cups of cooked bok choy with two teaspoons of olive oil and a little bit of garlic, and a half cup of cooked brown rice . Round out the rest of your day with your snacks. So for your morning snack, here is a medium orange. And then
What to Eat on a 1,500-Calorie Diet
Following a 1,500-calorie diet works for most people if you’re trying to lose weight. Here's a 1,500-calorie diet plan: for breakfast, eat 300 to 350 calories; for lunch, 325 to 400 calories; for dinner, around 500 calories. This healthy 1,500-calorie
tomato, along with a side of celery, kiwi and a glass of nonfat milk , which delivers calcium. For dinner, aim to eat about 500 calories. We paired Lemon & Dill Chicken with a Quick Vegetable Sauté. Enjoy the meal with an orange, some almonds and a half cup of skim milk. This meal has 473 calories. Round out your day with a few healthy snacks. In the morning, have rye crispbread with natural peanut butter . In the afternoon, eat strawberries with a graham cracker. And, for an evening treat, mix agave nectar into nonfat plain yogurt . For more healthy-eating tips, come to eatingwell.com.
What to Eat on an 1,800-Calorie Diet
What to eat on an 1,800-calorie diet if you’re trying to lose weight? Here's an 1,800-calorie diet plan: For breakfast, eat 350 to 400 calories; for lunch, 400 to 450 calories; and for dinner, around 500 to 600 calories. This healthy 1,800-calorie diet
and 600 calories. Here, we paired Lemon & Dill Chicken with cooked brown rice , tossed with almonds and olive oil . Add a Quick Vegetable Sauté and a medium orange. Fill in your day with a few healthy snacks. In the morning, have rye crispbreads topped with peanut butter and raisins. For an afternoon snack, enjoy some popcorn with almonds. And for a sweet treat after dinner, mix agave nectar into
How to Boost Metabolism with Chile Peppers
It's easy and delicious to add more chile peppers to your diet to help speed up your metabolism. Adding chiles to meals in your diet is an easy way to instantly add flavor and naturally encourage a faster metabolism. Get diet recipes with chiles to help
to your diet. At breakfast, top your eggs with hot salsa or hot sauce . Chili powder and salsa with chiles adds flavor to tofu in Vegan Migas. Next, spice up your chili with jalapeño peppers and chili powder . Lastly, get creative with the ways you use chiles. Spike your hot chocolate or chocolate mousse with red chiles. For more healthy eating tips, come to EatingWell.com.
How to Eat to Lose Weight
If you want to know how to eat to lose weight, first you figure out how many calories you need to eat to lose a pound. As for what to eat, our expert offers healthy food swaps to cut calories in your diet and how to burn 500 calories by exercising.
can help you save 500 calories. Instead of a bagel, try an English muffin . Dip your salad in dressing; you'll end up eating at least half as much. Use hummus instead of mayo as a sandwich spread. Try using spaghetti squash instead of spaghetti in your favorite pasta dish . Remember, calories in need to be less than calories out. For more diet tips come to EatingWell.com