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Woman's Day diet: Day 5

Monday, January 3, 2011

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Eating Plan day five

The rules:

  • On top of the meal plan, you can treat yourself to two snacks from our list (see below) every day;
  • For more weight loss choose lower kj snacks;
  • Two or three cups of instant tea and coffee with a dash of skim milk also permitted on top of this;
  • All beakfasts on the four week diet are interchangeable with other breakfasts, lunches with lunches and dinners with dinners;
  • Have four alcohol free days a week.

    Top tip: Please note foods in bold are free kj and you can eat as much as you like.

    Breakfast


    Power shake. Mix 1 teaspoon protein powder with 200mls low fat milk, 1 teaspoon LSA (linseed, soy and almond mix) and ¾ cup mixed berries with a few drops of vanilla essence 30g (¾ cup) bran cereal with 100g (1/2 cup) natural yoghurt mixed with ¾ cup mixed berries.

    Lunch


    Lamb and Chickpea salad. Get the recipe here!

    Dinner


    150g grilled Atlantic salmon with pumpkin, rocket salad with 5 walnuts served with 1 teaspoon honey mustard dressing.

    Snacks

    Each day choose from any two of the following:

    • 1 apple + 1 Baby Bel cheese (700kJ);
    • 10 wholegrain rice crackers + ¼ cup low fat dip (600kj);
    • Vegetable sticks + ¼ cup low fat hommus (600kJ);
    • 4 Vita Weats + 2 slices reduced fat cheese (600kJ);
    • 1 piece of fruit (400kJ);
    • 100g low fat yoghurt (400kJ);
    • Small skim Latte (400kJ);
    • 2 corn thins + 1 tablespoon no added sugar peanut butter (400kJ);
    • One row dark chocolate (420kJ);
    • 1 Chocolate Paddle Pop (450kJ);
    • Mango Weis Bar (400kJ);
    • 1 slice raisin toast (400kJ);
    • Small glass wine (150mls) (400kJ);
    • 2 Redskin Chews (170kj);
    • One Chuppa Chup (220kj);
    • 5 pieces of chewing gum (125kg).



    Polite portions How to quickly determine portion sizes for your meals...
    • 1 serve of rice or pasta = a fist
    • 1 piece of meat, fish or chicken = the size and width of a deck of cards
    • 1 serve of cheese = one slice, or 4 small cubes that could fit in a matchbox
    • 1 serve of butter = your fingertip

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