Diet Bites Color Wheel Diet Plan™
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A Free Diet Plan Designed by Diet Bites: The Color Wheel Diet Plan incorporates a variety of color within the daily diet and is based on the Official American Food Pyramid.
One thing that is greatly lacking from the dieter's plate is color. A typical healthy dinner might look like the following: White rice, white chicken breast, white cauliflower, white bread & white navy beans with white skim milk as the healthy beverage.
Add a shot of color of we've suddenly got this for about the same number of calories:
Golden saffron rice, white chicken breast, dark green broccoli, brown rye bread & orange baby carrots - and of course, healthy white milk as a beverage.
Just look at the color that defines this fantastic meal: gold, white, green, brown & orange. Adding color to your plate not only makes dieting more fun, it also ensures a healthier diet plan.
If you would like to experiment with adding color to your daily diet plan, you can use our Color Wheel Diet Plan to do such.
The following chart provides our unique Color Wheel Diet Plan based on a 2,000 calorie daily diet. Food groups are listed along with the USDA recommended daily amount in column 2. The third column provides examples of what the recommended daily amounts might resemble when using our Color Wheel Diet. The last column lists examples of food choices matching the food colors.
Nutrition notes for the 2,000 calorie daily diet are listed below for your quick reference. Our Color Wheel Diet Plan is based on the USDA daily recommendations and is therefore, not a fad diet. It IS a fun diet plan! Links are listed below that lead to daily diets ranging from 1,200 calories to 2,400 calories, including links to Tracking Charts for Dieters located at Diet Bites.
Keep in mind that the Color Wheel Diet Plan is intended as a pattern to enhance the healthy daily diet.
Don't forget about all the important colors - such as purple eggplant, sunshine yellow lemons, pink grapefruit, maroon colored grapes and so forth.
In addition, don't forget to experiment with a variety of healthy foods - such as adding a dashof peanut butter to the 'nuts, seeds, protein, bean' food group.
As to daily oil & fat consumption recommended by the USDA, decreasing such can trim calories significantly. However, equally important to keep in mind is the fact that fats are an important part of any diet plan and should not be totally eliminated.
As to beverages, outside of skim milk we recommend water and low calorie/sugar free beverages.
The Diet Bites Color Wheel Diet Plan
Based on USDA Daily Recommendations
Free Tracking Sheets for Your Diet
Keep in mind that before going on ANY diet plan, you should always obtain your doctor's permission as personal health condition might determine other needs. The information at Diet Bites is intended to enhance your diet plan and should not ever be replaced for your doctor's recommendations.