2000 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan Menu
For Weight Loss

Written by Diet Bites

Free 2000 Calorie Diet Menu Planner

This weight loss plan is designed for individuals placed on a reduced calorie diet by their doctor. Diet Bites free 2000 Calorie Diet and Meal Plan illustrates a daily menu based on the official food group recommendations.

Enjoy water and zero calorie beverages freely throughout the day.

Breakfast - 2000 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Bacon, Jam, Skim Chocolate Milk

2 eggs, scrambled (220 calories)

2 slices of bacon (prepared in the microwave) (50 calories)

1 serving of jam or preserves (60 calories)

margarine (up to 60 calories worth)

2 slices of whole grain toast (140 calories

1 cup of skim milk (90 calories)

Morning Snack - 2000 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

100 Calories of your Choice

Enjoy any food that contains no more than 100 calories.

Lunch - 2000 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

Taco Bell Tacos

Yes, one can even enjoy dining out while keeping calories under control. Here is just one example:

Enjoy 3 crunchy tacos for 450 calories.

zero calorie beverage, tea or water

Afternoon Snack - 2000 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 - 2000 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

Steak, Baked Potato, Beans, Side Salad

3 ounces of steak (any cut & trim away all visible fat) - grilled or oven roasted or pan roasted

1 small baked potato (134 calories)

margarine (60 calories worth)

whole grain bread (up to 140 calories worth)

1/2 cup of baked beans (140 calories)

1 small salad consisting of 2 cups of chopped lettuce + 1 chopped plum tomato + 1 sliced cucumber + 1 Tablespoon of shredded cheese + 60 calories of the salad dressing of your choice.

zero calorie beverage, tea or water

Bedtime Snack - 2000 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

Slim Shake

1 cup of skim milk blended with 1/2 cup of frozen strawberries (about 110 calories)

Or if you prefer, enjoy a single serving container of low fat yogurt containing 110 calories or less.

Nutritional Data - 2000 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan

Our example of a 2000 Calories Diet contains the following food group serving amounts:

2 Servings from the Fruit Group, 7 Servings from the Grain Group, 8 Servings from the Vegetable Group, 3 Servings from the Dairy Group and 8 Servings from the Meat & Bean Group.

In Summary

Other Healthy Options for Permanent Weight Loss

Diet Bites would also like to recommend an optional, healthy approach to weight loss.

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 2000 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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