ErinNickel's own diet


 Summary:

This is just a combination of The F-Factor Diet, The South Beach Diet, and Cook Yourself Thin. Low-calorie, healthy alternatives to every day recipes and increasing your fiber intake to 30-40g per day. Keep a deficit between your intake and what you burn and it should be successful!

(ErinNickel's food tips)

 Foods you can have

Breads, Grains, Cereals, Pasta, Rice
Grains, Pasta and Rice
Breakfast Cereals
Baked Products
Meat and Fish
Beef Products
Pork Products
Lamb, Veal, and Game Products
Chicken and Poultry Products
Finfish and Shellfish Products
Sausages and Luncheon Meat
Fruit and Fruit Juices
Fresh Fruit
Canned, Cooked, Dried and Frozen Fruit
Fruit Juice
Vegetables and Legumes (e.g. Beans)
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Legumes and Legume Products
Dairy Products - Milk, Cheese, etc
Milk
Cheese
Yogurt
Butter and Cream
Other Dairy Products
Eggs and Egg Substitutes
Nuts and Seeds
Nuts and Nut Products
Seeds and Seed Products
Fats and Oils
Oils
Margarine and Spreads
Dressings
Other Fats and Oils
Herbs, Spices, Sauces
Spices and Herbs
Sauces and Gravies
Beverages
Water
Tea and Coffee
Alcohol
Other Beverages
Others, Snacks, Sweets, etc
Sweets
Snacks
Fast Foods
Soup
Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
Baby Foods
Ethnic Foods

Not OK
Unfavorable
Moderation
OK
Favorable

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 How To Follow ErinNickel's own diet:

I don't believe in deprivation, but I do believe in limits and moderation. If you want that chocolate cake, you should be able to have it; however, wouldn't it be better to find a way to recreate the chocolate cake and reduce the calories so you can have it anytime and not feel guilty? That's the idea. Cook Yourself Thin has some great recipes for just that.

This isn't a diet, it's a new way of eating. I want to eat out at any restaurant with friends and family and not ruin my whole day by making smart choices. I don't want to have to be the one who prevents everyone from going where they want or missing out because "I'm on a diet".

Regular exercise (cardio and strength training) is a must. At least 30 min - an hour of cardio 5 days a week is ideal, mixing in strength training 3 days a week. As long as I keep what I put in at a deficit of what I put out, I don't see how this can't work.

Also, a 'cheat day' (though I don't advocate them) isn't so bad when you're still in the negative!
     
  by member ErinNickel
I am 29 years old and have been overweight for the past 5 years. I joined FatSecret in May 2009 and it has worked better for me than anything else I've tried! Using FatSecret, I was able to lose about 35lbs from May 2009 - October 2009. I had my first baby, ...
member since: 12 May 09
 

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Recent Recipes

FatSecret members recently rated these recipes for ErinNickel's own diet:
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Berry Balsamic Pork Chops
Fast and delicious pork chops.
cals: 298kcal | fat: 16.09g | carbs: 13.43g | prot: 24.39g
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Noodleless Zucchini Lasagna
Tastes just like regular lasagna but without the pasta.
cals: 288kcal | fat: 14.92g | carbs: 17.84g | prot: 21.29g
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Zucchini Parmesan
Chopped zucchini with parmesan cheese.
cals: 28kcal | fat: 1.02g | carbs: 3.42g | prot: 2.03g
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Spicy Sauteed Broccoli
A great way to eat broccoli, sauteed in a tangy, spicy sauce.
cals: 78kcal | fat: 7.09g | carbs: 3.58g | prot: 2.36g
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Anaheim Pepper & Chicken Popper Bake
Anaheim peppers filled with light cream cheese and jalapeno mixture topped with seasoned chicken.
cals: 617kcal | fat: 11.42g | carbs: 8.45g | prot: 113.38g
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ErinNickel's top tips

1.Try to keep fiber at 5g or more.
2.Meat should be a side dish - not the main course.
3.Load up on veggies and fruits.
4.If it comes from the earth, it's ok.
5.Limit processed foods. Know what you're eating.
6.Multiply your goal weight by 10 - that's your calorie goal.

About / History

I read The F-Factor Diet and I regularly watch Cook Yourself Thin on Lifetime. I took the best elements of those diets (along with some tips from the South Beach Diet) and melted them together to create an eating plan that works for me.

     
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