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1600 calories a day

MarceeyaMarceeya Posts: 6Member Member Posts: 6Member Member
Can folks please share what their typical days looks like eating 1600 calories. TIA!!!

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  • L1zardQueenL1zardQueen Posts: 7,211Member Member Posts: 7,211Member Member
    I found this online, maybe this is what you are looking for?

    http://www.eatingwell.com/article/287726/7-day-diet-meal-plan-to-lose-weight-1600-calories/

    I eat about 1600 calories a day, but it is not typical.
  • lynn_glenmontlynn_glenmont Posts: 6,895Member Member Posts: 6,895Member Member
    None of my days are typical. :)

    One recent 1640 calorie day was

    Breakfast (364 cals):
    coffee (2 cals)
    Half of a bacon, egg and cheese bialy (that's just a flavor of bialy -- it didn't have bacon, egg, and cheese on it -- and I think I probably only at) (205 cals)
    butter (100 cals)
    168 grams of lemon drop melon (a variety of cantaloupe) (57 cals)

    Morning snack
    2 dark chocolate Dove Promises (85 cals)

    Lunch
    a club roll (192 cals) with mustard (11 cals), nearly 3 oz of turkey (87 cals), 2 oz. of braunschweiger/liverwurst (120 cals)

    Afternoon snack
    22 g roasted soynuts (105 cals)

    Dinner
    1 packet of instant whole grain Cream of Wheat (unsweetened) (150 cals)
    31 g cheddar cheese (122 cals)
    1 large egg, poached (74 cals)

    Evening snack
    half of a sesame bagel (130 cals)
    96 g grapes (64 cals)
    1.5 oz soft sheep's milk cheese (135 cals)

  • adrianaaguilar09adrianaaguilar09 Posts: 3Member, Premium Member Posts: 3Member, Premium Member
    Morning:
    one cup of fiber one cereal
    half of bananna
    1/2 tbsp of chia seeds
    1 cup of unsweetened almond milk

    Mid morning snack:
    Nature Valley Peanut butter Protein Bar

    Lunch
    Open faced sandwich on
    Daves killer bread light 60 calories
    2 slices of turkey deli meat
    4 slices of tomoato
    4 rings of onion
    1/2 tablepoon of mayo
    .80 ounce of monterey jack cheese
    ( melt the cheese on sandwhich by putting it in the oven )
    if I am going to the gym or going to excersize I add 88 grams of avocado

    side of baby carrots about 4 ounces

    Dinner :
    sometimes i eat the same thing as lunch with a side of lentil soup 1 cup.

    or
    4 ounces of salmon or 3 ounces of chicken breast
    1/4 cup of brown rice or quinoa
    side of sauteed spinach in 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil and garlic


    if I have worked out or if I still have some calories left over
    I will eat low fat greek yogurt with a couple of ounces of strawberries

    or a chocolate protien shake
  • lady_bug_jdlady_bug_jd Posts: 194Member Member Posts: 194Member Member
    Here’s a typical day for me.

    Breakfast (220 calories)
    1/2 cup Fibre One cereal
    1/2 cup 1% milk
    Small box raisins
    1/4 cup blueberries

    Lunch (300 calories)
    Sautéed onion, pepper, mushroom & spinach in olive oil with 2 large eggs.

    Or

    Avocado, tomato, cucumber sandwich on toasted rye bread with mayo.

    Snack (200 calories)
    Peanuts, pretzels or popcorn

    Dinner (610 calories)
    4oz salmon
    1/2 cup quinoa
    Greek green beans
    1/2 cup carrots

    Dessert (250 calories)
    Usually chocolate

    Total calories: 1580
  • LesselfLesself Posts: 1Member Member Posts: 1Member Member
    Breakfast
    12 oz Coffee w/cream
    Scoop of coconut chocolate protein with collagen

    Lunch
    1 Trader Joe's Gluten Free Crisp Bread
    1 Slice Tillamook Swiss Cheese
    1/2 C. egg salad (or salmon salad) made with mayo, onions, celery
    1/2 C. shredded lettuce

    Dinner
    2 Chicken Thighs- (or whatever the meat of the day)
    With low cal sauce and flavorings in Hot Pot
    Miracle noodles
    Asparagus or green beans, with butter and garlic
    1 4 oz glass white wine

    Snacks-
    1 serving cheese cake (I make them as cupcakes and keep in fridge) lemon or chocolate
    1 Slimfast bar, preferably caramel peanut
    2 GF Peanut butter cookies
  • NadNightNadNight Posts: 694Member Member Posts: 694Member Member
    Breakfast:
    Porridge made with 40g oats and 120ml semi skim milk topped with a banana and 1tsp honey (322cals)

    Lunch:
    Cheese and tomato omelette with baked beans (2 large eggs, 150g beans, 20g cheese, 5g cooking oil, handful cherry tomato, quarter red onion) (405cals)

    Dinner:
    Beef stroganoff with rice
    Beef (120g), creme fraiche (2tbsp), mustard (1/2 tsp), chestnut mushrooms, 1 cup rice, 5g cooking oil (488cal)

    Snacks:
    Mango low fat Greek yoghurt (90cals)
    2 plums (60cals)
    Chilli and lime mixed nuts (160cals)

    Drinks:
    tea with semi skim milk, green tea
  • callsitlikeiseeitcallsitlikeiseeit Posts: 6,562Member Member Posts: 6,562Member Member
    most days i dont eat quite that much, but my diary is open if you want to look. other than my breakfast (coffee and creamer) i dont have a 'typical' day. I eat what I want/plan for.
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