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How to Deal With Low Calories


How to Deal With Low Calories


Key points:

  • Increase portions of colourful vegetables
    • They’re low calories but a large volume of food
    • Aim for two fist-sized portions of veg with every meal
  • Drink plenty of water
    • Often we feel hungry when we’re dehydrated
    • Stay hydrated throughout the day
  • Low fat food choices
    • Switch salmon or mackerel for tuna or white fish
    • Switch full fat greek yogurt for 0% greek yogurt
    • Switch 20% fat beef mince for 5% fat beef mince
    • Switch milk for unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
    • Switch coconut milk for low fat coconut milk
  • Choose lower calorie carb sources
    • Avoid sugar and bread as they are very high in calories
    • Switch potatoes for butternut squash
    • Switch pasta/noodles for courgetti/zoodles (courgette noodles made using a spiralizer)
    • Change fruit choices from sugary fruits like bananas or pineapple for berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries etc…)
  • Stay busy
    • Boredom can lead to emotional eating
  • Remember: This won’t last forever – get the results now whilst you can and the diet will be over in no time!