Lose Weight With Our Four-Week Diet Plan: Week 4, Day 3

Have a drink, plus garlicky shrimp!

Lose Weight With Our Four-Week Diet Plan: Week 4, Day 3

Have a drink, plus garlicky shrimp!

-Debbie Emery

 drinking water

Each weekday this month, check out BettyConfidential’s exclusive tip from top trainers and nutritionists, and take a look at the daily three-meal menu from NutriFit, a health-conscious food delivery program that works with A-list stars like Angelina Jolie.

Tip of the day

Watering plan. New York City-based celebrity trainer Thelonious “T.J.” Johnson suggests drinking water all day, everywhere in the morning before your daily cup of coffee, by the cooler at the office, or at dinner instead of wine. Says Johnson, who trains CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, “Dehydration will often lead you to mistake your body’s thirst for hunger.” But water will keep you hydrated, ensuring that you’ll feel those hunger pangs only when your body really needs nourishment.

Today’s Menu

Breakfast
1 cup oat bran cereal
1 banana
1 cup nonfat or low-fat milk

Snack
1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter
1 stalk celery
1 tablespoon raisins

Want to catch up with yesterday’s installment? Read Lose Weight With Our Four-Week Diet Plan: Week 4, Day 2

Lunch
Egg Salad with Wheat Crackers:

2 large eggs, hardboiled
1 tablespoon light mayonnaise
Dash salt
4 whole-wheat crackers
Mash eggs with mayonnaise and salt. Serve with crackers.

Snack
1 cup berries
1 cup nonfat plain yogurt

Dinner
1 1/2 cups cooked whole-wheat pasta
3 ounces shrimp
1 garlic clove sautéed in 1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup canned tomatoes, added to shrimp
2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
2 cups baby spinach
2 tablespoons low-fat salad dressing

Dessert
8 reduced-fat vanilla wafers
1 cup nonfat milk

For more on this week’s diet plan, click here.

Always check with your doctor before starting an exercise program.

Debbie Emery is a Los Angeles-based writer who specializes in health and fitness.


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