Tannis' Diet


Examples of exchanges to include in your diet:

Dairy = 1 cup non-fat milk, 1 cup non-fat yogurt, 1oz low fat cheese, 1/4 cup cottage cheese, 1/4 cup grated cheese, 1 cup soy milk

Fat = 1 tsp butter, margarine or oil,, 1 tbsp cream cheese, 2 tbsp sour cream, 1 slice bacon, 1tbsp nuts, 1 tbsp dressing

Fruit = 1 small apple or orange, 15 small grapes, 1/3 med cantaloupe, 1/2 med grapefruit, 3/4 cup berries, 4 apricots, 1/2 banana.

Proteins = 3.5 oz chicken, fish, turkey, chicken or lean beef. 2 egg, 4oz tofu, 1/3 cup cooked beans

Vegetables = 1 cup carrots, green beans, broccoli, squash, mushrooms, sprouts or vegetable juice. 1 large tomato

Starches = 1/2 cup cooked oatmeal, cooked pasta, corn. 1/3 cup cooked beans or cooked brown rice. 1/2 medium potato, 2 small pancakes, 1 small muffin, 1 slice whole wheat bread.

(zenwolf's food tips)

 Foods you can have

Breads, Grains, Cereals, Pasta, Rice
Meat and Fish
Fruit and Fruit Juices
Vegetables and Legumes (e.g. Beans)
Dairy Products - Milk, Cheese, etc
Eggs and Egg Substitutes
Nuts and Seeds
Fats and Oils
Herbs, Spices, Sauces
Others, Snacks, Sweets, etc

Not OK

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 How To Follow Tannis' Diet:

Daily Ideals would be: 130g or more Protein, 80g or less Carbs, 60g good Fat, 25g Fiber. Daily Totals:
2 Dairy
3 Fats
3 Proteins
2 Fruits
2-3 Starch
5-8 Vegetable.
Combine exchanges together as follows to achieve the above.

Breakfast: 1 dairy 1 fat 1 fruit 1 starch

AM snack: 1 starch 1 vegetable

Lunch: 1 dairy 1 fat 1 fruit 1 protein 2 starch 2 vegetable

PM snack: 1 fruit 2 starch 1 vegetable

Dinner: 1 fat 2 protein 0 starch 3 vegetable

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zenwolf's top tips

1.Drink a glass of cold water as soon as you wake up to kick start your metabolism. Drink lots of water during the day and avoid all soda and sugared drinks
2.Eat often but small and nutritional - 5 times per day or every few hours. Chew your food and eat slowly.
3.Eat foods that satisfy you and that you like - taste helps stay on track and cuts down the cravings
4.No eating after 7pm. Brush your teeth after supper to ensure you don't keep munching.
5.Treat yourself every couple weeks to something you like such as chocolate or ice cream - enjoy!
6.Keep yourself busy and try not to eat if your bored

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