1000 to 1200 calorie


All you really have to do is read labels, if you can't pronounce it don't eat it. Keep your total calories between 1000 and 1200 cals. Walk 3-4 times per week and you will lose weight. Sometimes it is not easy, but it is worth it. Keep a food diary. It is unbelievably helpful to be acountable to yourself.

(suziqrrt'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

 How To Follow 1000 to 1200 calorie:

6 days per week eat no more than 1200 calories. One day per week have a free day.
  by member suziqrrt
Hi, my name is Suzi and I want to lose weight! I weigh 195 lbs now and I want to get to 140-150 lbs. I had gastric bypass 10 yrs ago and lost 200 lbs, but I got pregnant 3 yrs ago and gained almost 100 lbs back. I have lost about 70 lbs of that since January 2010, ...
member since: 05 Apr 11

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Tortilla Soup
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About / History

I started doing this to lose weight and I have lost about 70 lbs. Then I noticed my skin looked better, my iron levels were up, and I just generally felt better. I started looking at my food and realizing I had cut processed foods down to a bare minimum. No cane or corn syrup, no hydrogenated fats, very few chemicals. In other words, I was eating fresh, homemade food. I have never felt better.

suziqrrt's top tips

1.Read every label you pick up.
2.Quit going out to eat. The calorie counts at fastfood places are astronomical.
3.Broccoli and sugar snap peas are your friends. Steam 'em, add a little pat of butter and yum, yum.
4.Give yourself one free day per week. This helps me tremendously. Eat whatever you want. This gives you something to look forward to.
5.If you choose your food wisely, you will find that 1200 calories is plenty.

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