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Old 01-11-2012, 06:40 AM   #1
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I got a new "diet" book and it fits nicely with JUDDD

It's called the "400 calorie fix" from prevention magazine.
Why I like it: it has brand name foods and combos to get 400 calorie meals. Eating out: national chains; what to eat at buffets; what to avoid that are very calorie dense.
Recipes: not bad, quite a few recipes that are easy to make.
Meal plans: based on a 1200 calorie day, so on UP days, you can have what they suggest along with snacks or more fats.
It uses a lot of pre-made foods, for convenience.
Just a nice tool for your dietary arsenal

Example meal:
Weight Watchers Smart Ones Honey Mango BBQ Chicken (240cals) + progresso 50% less sodium chicken gumbo (110 cals) + 1/2 cup pineapple in juice (50 cals).

Or broken down to type of restaurant:
Chinese: 1/2 cup beef w/broccoli (110cals) + 1/4 cup fried rice (100) + 1/4 cup pork lo mein (80) + 1/4 cup sweet and sour chicken (100) + 1 fortune cookie (30)= 420 cals

Steakhouse: 4oz filet mignon (250cals) + 4oz baked potato w/1pat butter (130) + 8 asparagus spears (30) = 410 cals

Italian: 1 cup spaghetti (220) + 2x 1oz meatballs (90) + 1/2 cup tomato sauce (80) = 390 cals

Mexican: 3oz grilled fajita steak (170) + 1 6" corn tortilla (50) + 1 cup grilled onions and peppers (200* I'll argue it's not that high calories) = 420cals

Sushi: 4 pieces California roll (160) + 2 pieces Philadelphia roll (100) + 1 hand roll (temaki) (120) = 380 cals
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Old 01-11-2012, 06:45 AM   #2
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that looks like a pretty cool little book there. i was reading a magazine at work that was like that. it had a bunch of recipes that were under 400 calories. it was 8.99 for the magazine, i was being cheap and didn't want to buy it. i may by it this week though, there were some pretty yummy looking recipes
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Old 01-11-2012, 06:47 AM   #3
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Oooh! Great information! I'm having trouble staying within 500 cals. Last DD I went over 55 cals. Today my menu is over 16 cals.

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Old 01-11-2012, 06:53 AM   #4
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I like that they use convenience foods and list restaurants. On the days where you just don't have time to cook, it's nice!
It's a big book though, lol. I'm sure there's a pocket version of something similar, this just happened to catch my eye.
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Old 01-11-2012, 06:58 AM   #5
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Old 01-11-2012, 07:06 AM   #6
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I like that they use convenience foods and list restaurants. On the days where you just don't have time to cook, it's nice!
It's a big book though, lol. I'm sure there's a pocket version of something similar, this just happened to catch my eye.
I zeroed right in on the fact that it lists those convenience foods and the calories in them, like your example of a Weight Watchers meal, so you could easily use it as a planning aid when you're making out a shopping list.

And while I mostly fix our meals from scratch, I do always like to have some packaged meals on hand for busy times, or too-tired times.
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Old 01-11-2012, 07:19 AM   #7
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Last DD I went over 55 cals. Today my menu is over 16 cals.
I think you're okay. When I only go over by 55 calories I'm doing the jig of joy!
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Old 01-11-2012, 07:29 AM   #8
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Oooh! Great information! I'm having trouble staying within 500 cals. Last DD I went over 55 cals. Today my menu is over 16 cals.

Thanks!
Seriously, you're doing amazing.
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Old 01-11-2012, 07:31 AM   #9
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Thanks! I was really sweating it.
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Cool, Dottie, I saw that too on my Nook when I was reading Prevention!
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Old 01-11-2012, 09:34 AM   #11
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Just to be clear before I scout it out for download. Is it an actual book, or an article in Prevention.

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Old 01-11-2012, 09:35 AM   #12
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After reading this thread, I just googled "recipes under 400 calories". Almost 3 million hits and most of them free!
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I love the idea of 400-calorie meals. It's like mix-and-match. For a day of 500 calorie eating, you have one. For a moderate day of 1200 you have three. For my normal UD of 1800 I have three and some snacks (or one for breakfast, one for lunch, and a larger meal for dinner).

I find it so much easier to spread my calories on both UD and DDs. I've tried not eating most of a DD and then eating a 400-500 calorie meal for dinner, but I figure that kind of negates the effect of the "fasting". 100 calories every three or four hours is much easier, and doesn't trigger the evening "vacuum mouth" syndrome that one 500 calorie meal often would.
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Just to be clear before I scout it out for download. Is it an actual book, or an article in Prevention.

Thanks!
This one's a book, not an article
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I'd like to make for ONE 500 cal meal for DD, but divide it into 4 containers and be done with it! Eat one for B, L, D, and one before bed! Hmmmm. I'll go shopping and make a 500 meal for tomorrow's DD. I could eat 4 servings of homemade chicken & brocolie tomorrow.
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Beth I was thinking of using some of their meals, but subbing out. Like there's an under 200cal frozen dinner (example) and add a few oz of lean protein with that instead of the extra carbs they add. I know, for me, that would satisfy me a lot more on a low-cal day than the apple or rice would
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Here's a little list of frozen meals that webmd shows as "ok" :
The Best Frozen Dinners
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Beth I was thinking of using some of their meals, but subbing out. Like there's an under 200cal frozen dinner (example) and add a few oz of lean protein with that instead of the extra carbs they add. I know, for me, that would satisfy me a lot more on a low-cal day than the apple or rice would
I'm so tired of frozen dinners. I'm not working anyway right now so for me making things fresh are less expensive and taste better, so I'll make my own batch of something low in carbs, high protein like chicken & broccolie.
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Be sure and check out the HCG board recipe thread, too. They have a lot of creative, very low-cal recipes
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on amazon there are two kindle versions....do you know the difference between them?

there's one for 12.99 and one for 8.99.

very interesting, btw!!
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Dazy I have this one:
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I don't think there's a difference in the 2 versions, and the publishing date is less than a month apart. Weird.
Using the "look inside" feature on amazon, the one that has a different cover has the same table of contents and everything as far as I can tell.
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I just found in my freezer tilapia stuffed with lobster and shrimp in a cream sauce...it was awesome. Made by Oven Poppers. 170 cal.
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Be sure and check out the HCG board recipe thread, too. They have a lot of creative, very low-cal recipes
Hmmmm...I had been curious what HCG was when people posted on JUDDD that they had been on it. Thanks, Dottie, I'll go check it out!
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Be sure and check out the HCG board recipe thread, too. They have a lot of creative, very low-cal recipes
Also the MediWeight loss forum. That diet is 500 cal/day with appetite supressants.
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I'm terrified of the diets that bring calories down to the 500-cals per day level and hold there for any extended length of time. Well, even more than a very few days. I guess I believe that most of us here have pretty damaged metabolic function to ever get fat in the first place, so holding cals so low as to slow the metabolism even further is really scary to me. Like, basically, trashing metabolic function even further in that kind of an effort to lose.

But, maybe my metabolism just responded more to extended low calories than happens for other people. Where my metabolic rate became more sluggish, maybe others don't see that happen to them.
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I'm terrified of the diets that bring calories down to the 500-cals per day level and hold there for any extended length of time. Well, even more than a very few days. I guess I believe that most of us here have pretty damaged metabolic function to ever get fat in the first place, so holding cals so low as to slow the metabolism even further is really scary to me. Like, basically, trashing metabolic function even further in that kind of an effort to lose.

But, maybe my metabolism just responded more to extended low calories than happens for other people. Where my metabolic rate became more sluggish, maybe others don't see that happen to them.
Is your DD 700 cals? I remember your saying once, but don't recall the #.
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Is your DD 700 cals? I remember your saying once, but don't recall the #.
These days if I've had a *lavish* previous UD, or plan one tomorrow, my DD calories will usually be 500 or fewer. (Today is a DD, and I've only had glasses if iced tea. May just skip eating at all.)

If I'm in a boring long stretch with no parties or celebrations and we're not going out for dinner much, my UDs aren't quite so lavish LOL so DDs may be more 700 and 800 calories.

I sort of get the feeling that maintenance is a lot like standing with both your feet on that balance board thing. I just sort of waffle slightly back and forth, up and down, and mostly stay pretty balanced somewhere around my preferred comfortable weight, give or take a few pounds in either direction.
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