A healthy weight loss meals guide will allow you to plan healthy meals. Weight loss is an extremely complicated process. Scientists are just beginning to understand the systems involved in weight loss and weight gain, and your hormones that store and release fat.
Many different theories abound that try to help you lose weight. They mostly fail. Studies seem to show that you need to eat healthy carbohydrates, healthy proteins, healthy fats, unlimited non-starchy veggies, and fruit. Not too difficult of a Lifestyle Solution! Let’s go with that and make a generic weight loss meal guide.
At each meal, eat one serving of a high quality starchy carbohydrate for a total of three to six per day. These would include:
At each meal, eat 1 serving of lean protein. This would include:
At each meal eat a small amount of good fats. These would include:
At each meal eat unlimited servings of non-starchy vegetables (all veggies except corn, peas, and root veggies, squash or pumpkin). These should form the backbone of your meal or half of your plate!
Each day eat 2 to 3 servings of fresh fruit with your meal or snack. A serving is:
Each day you can add 1 treat of 150 calories or whatever you allowed in your meal plan for a treat, processed food, or food containing sugar. This will allow you to eliminate deprivation from your diet, and help to satisfy cravings. If you choose to skip this, add an extra serving of your choices from the above choices. See Sweets, Treats, or Desserts!
This is a generic healthy weight loss meals plan, and you could personalize it with weight loss food that you love, that I have not included. One size does not fit all and that is an important healthy diet habit to understand!