Want to lose 10 kg in a month without starving – and still keep your choccy and chip treats? Here’s how!
If your list of New Year weight resolutions is longer than a kid’s letter to Santa...help is on its way. Woman’s Day has created diet plan specially for you – it’s easy to follow and full of realistic meal and “treat” options, to help you lose 10kg in less than four weeks without feeling cheated.
Follow our food plans for each day of January; choose breakfast lunches and dinners from our easy meal options; and check out our insider celebrity weight loss tricks.
“Not only does sleeping more mean there are less opportunities to eat, but research from the University of Pennysylvania now confirms that less than 6 hours sleep night is significantly linked to weight gain,” says Susie.
“Make sleep a priority, not an added bonus in life and remember sleeping before midnight means you are also more likely to wake at an early enough hour to have breakfast…with breakfast eaters also much more likely to be slim than non breakfast eaters.
Skim Latte and two slices thin raisin toast and one teaspoon light margarine
One apple or orange
Two Mountain bread pizza with 50g lite ham, ½ cup light cheese and chopped tomato
One Paddle Pop Moo
¼ homemade chicken pie with 100g chicken with one sheet reduced fat puffed pastry and 1 cup cooked vegetables
20g dark chocolate and one glass wine
Each day choose from any two of the following:
How to quickly determine portion sizes for your meals...
The meal plans plus two selections from the snacks add up to roughly 5800kj a day; compared to around 8,800 for an averaged sized Aussie woman’s daily intake.
Stay on track by following our 31 days to an A-list body diet and exercise program. Go to Woman's Day each day for daily meal plans and tips.