Eating and weight gain
Lots of us eat too much not because we’re hungry but for other reasons: boredom, habit, eat too fast, comfort …
Learn to recognize the difference and eat more sensibly
Meal replacements can be great for short term weight loss.
Meal replacements can be confusing, frustrating and disappointing and leave you back where you started. But it doesn't have to be that way...
Healthy Eating on a Budget
You don't have to spend more money to enjoy a healthy diet
You can still eat out when you are trying to lose weight.
Don’t miss out and don’t blow the diet, - you can still eat out and maintain your weight loss program
Reading food labels is a valuable skill when you are trying to lose weight
What to look for don’t be fooled by the manufacturer’s promotions.
|Nutrient||Quantity Per Day|
|Saturated Fatty Acids||24 grams|
|Sodium (salt)||2.3 grams|
|Dietary Fibre||30 grams|
Alcohol and Soft Drinks
Can they be healthy in moderation?
Does it affect diet?
Calorific value of alcoholic drinks
White Wine = 159 cal, 2g Sugar (1/2 tsp)
Red wine = 175 cal, 3g Sugar (3/4 tsp)
Rose wine = 124 cal, 3g Sugar (3/4 tsp)
Prosecco = 70 cal, 3g Sugar (3/4 tsp)
Gin + Tonic = 151 cal, 18g Sugar (4 1/2 tsp)
Rum + Coke = 143 cal, 28g Sugar (7 tsp)
Vodka + Orange = 145 cal, 30g Sugar (7 1/2 tsp)
Mojito = 160 cal, 23.5g Sugar (5 3/4 tsp)
Margarita =130 cal, 10g Sugar (2 1/2 tsp)
Long Island Iced Tea = 213 cal, 16g Sugar, (4 tsp)
Pina Colada = 170 cal, 28g Sugar (7 tsp)
Alcopop = 154 cal, 18g Sugar (4 1/2 tsp)
Lager Pint = 182 cal, 1g Sugar (1/2 tsp)
Lager bottle = 142 cal, 1g Sugar (1/2 tsp)
Cider Pint = 216 cal, 20g Sugar (5 tsp)
Fruit Cider = 320 cal, 30g Sugar (7 1/2 tsp)
Clear Spirits (vodka/Gin/Rum) = 50 cal, 2g Sugar (1/2 tsp)
Sweet Liqueurs (Sherry/Baileys) = 130 cal, 8g Sugar (2tsp)
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The Diet Plate helps you easily manage your portion control and get a healthy balanced diet