1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan Menu
For Weight Loss

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Free 1700 Calorie Diet Menu Planner

This weight loss plan is designed for individuals placed on a reduced calorie diet by their doctor. Diet Bites free 1700 Calorie Diet and Meal Plan illustrates a daily menu based on the official food group recommendations.

1700 Calorie Meal Plan Menu

Enjoy water and zero calorie beverages freely throughout the day.

Breakfast - 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

English Muffin, Banana, Skim Milk

1 English Muffin (140 calories)

Margarine or butter (60 calories worth)

1 small banana (90 calories)

1 cup of skim milk (90 calories)

Opting for a whole grain English Muffin will increase the nutritional values.

Morning Snack - 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

100 Calories of your Choice

Enjoy any food that contains no more than 100 calories.

Lunch - 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

Ravioli, Crusty Italian Bread, Salad

1 cup of Chef Boyardee Ravioli (224 calories and contains 2 servings of vegetables to boot!)

1 chunk of crusty Italian bread OR any grain choice up to 150 calories

1 side salad consisting of the following: 2 cups of shredded lettuce (any variety), 1 chopped plum tomato, chopped onion (optional), 1 sliced small cucumber, 1 Tablespoon of grated cheese + 60 calories worth of salad dressing, any variety.

margarine (60 calories worth) for the bread

zero calorie beverage, tea or water

Afternoon Snack - 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

Enjoy any food housed within the healthy Dairy Food Group up to 110 calories. Healthy menu suggestions include: low fat cottage cheese, low fat cheeses, low fat yogurt - all of which can be enjoyed with a few raw veggies.

Dinner - 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

Cheeseburger & Beans

1 small whole grain hamburger bun (130 calories)

3 ounces of extra lean hamburger meat (140 calories)

1 slice of low fat mozzarella cheese (60 calories)

Lettuce, Tomato Slices, Pickles, Onion Slices

Miracle Whip Light OR Mustard

1/2 cup of baked beans (140 calories)

Prepare ground beef and cook until juices run clear. Top with cheese. Transfer to warm bun. Add spread and vegetables. Enjoy with baked beans.

Bedtime Snack - 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

1 1/2 cups of blueberries (about 110 calories)

Nutritional Data - 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

Our example of a 1700 Calories Diet contains the following food group serving amounts:

2.5 Servings from the Fruit Group, 4 Servings from the Grain Group, 7 Servings from the Vegetable Group, 4 Servings from the Dairy Group and 2 Servings from the Meat & Bean Group.

Example of 1,800 Calorie Diet
USDA Food Group Recommendations

Food Group

Daily Serving Size


1.5  cups


2.5  cups


6 ounces

Meat & Beans

5  ounces


3 cups


5 teaspoons

Discretionary Cal

Allow 195 Calories

Alternative Healthy Method to Drop Extra Pounds

Rather than going on a calorie-restricted diet plan, recommends a healthier approach. Simply determine your personal calorie (energy) needs based on your recommended weight.

Simply stick to a daily diet consisting of the recommended calories that can be calculated.

Be sure to choose from all the food groups contained in the Food Pyramid such as outlined below in our 1700 Calorie Diet and Meal Plan. By using this weight loss formula, the odds of achieving permanent weight loss and maintaining your recommended weight are increased as there is no need to flounder-about with the adjusting of calories and foods after the weight has been lost.

Diet Bites recommends that before attempting any reduced-calorie daily diet to promote weight loss, that the individual meet with their doctor for approval, as well as to rule out hidden conditions that could be triggering or encouraging weight gain. also recommends basing a reduced-calorie weight loss plan or diet plan on the official food groups in order to accomplish healthy, safe weight loss as well as establish a healthy eating plan going forward, which in turn can accomplish permanent weight loss and recommended weight. also recommends daily activity pairing with a healthy daily diet for optimum health.

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