Healthy Meal Plans For Weight Loss

Having a list of the basic food groups you need to shop for when starting a weight loss plan will help make your weekly visit to the grocery store quicker and easier and you will be able to plan you meals effortlessly.

The 4 basic food groups for healthy nutritional meal plans
Healthy Meal Plans For Weight LossProtein

 

·        Ham ·        Turkey
·        Veal ·        Eggs
·        Venison ·        Shrimp
·        Lean Beef/Steak ·        Swordfish
·        Pork ·        Salmon
·        Lamb ·        Tuna
·        Chicken ·        Cottage Cheese

Carbohydrates, Vegetables and Fruits

 

·        Celery ·        Broccoli
·        Parsley ·        Cabbage
·        Cucumber ·        Spinach
·        Peppers ·        Asparagus
·        Olives ·        Peppers: green, yellow, red
·        Romaine Lettuce ·        Barley
·        Onion ·        Tomatoes
·        Cucumber ·        Oatmeal
·        Yam ·        Collard Greens
·        Sweet Potato ·        Carrots
·        Apple ·        Beans,
·        Orange ·        all types Brown Rice
·        Squash ·        Brussel Sprouts
·        Corn ·        Zucchini
·        Cauliflower ·        Lentils
·        Green Beans ·        Black eye Peas
·        Garlic ·        Legumes
·        Artichokes ·        Pineapple
·        Yogurt ·        Beets
·        Avocado ·        Peas


Good Fats

 

·        Udo’s Choice Oil Blend ·        Coconut Oil
·        Flaxseed Oil ·        Fatty Fish such as salmon, herring and trout
·        Fish Oil Capsules ·        Natural Peanut Butter
·        Olive Oil and Macadamia Oil ·        Nuts such as Almonds and Walnuts

 

When planning your meals, they should consist of lots of fruits and vegetables, some whole grain bread, rice or pasta plus lean meat and protein rich-foods.

As a guide the term ‘fruits’ refers to fresh fruit where possible, or if frozen make sure there is no added sugar.  Canned fruit should be labeled in water or be sealed in its own natural juices. As far as choosing vegetables, aim for raw, canned or frozen with no added salt.

Keep in mind, that these are not complete lists and your selections will vary based on things such as your total caloric needs and total protein needs. However this list can provide you with a guide to helping you make the best food choices for healthy meal plans for weight loss success.

If you don’t eat meat, don’t worry, you can get adequate protein from vegetable sources, especially from beans and legumes, such as pinto beans, black bean and lima beans.

Now you are more aware of the basic food groups you need to incorporate into your daily diet, take a look at our 4 week weight loss plan menu options for healthy meal plans for weight loss. Follow it and you could drop a dress size in as little as 28 days.

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