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How to Get 2000 calories for One Day

If you worry about calories you get every day, here is how you can get your optimal calorie needs for 1 day, i.e. 2000 Claories.
We put diefferent 7 collections of foods for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks for you to choose which one you'll go for. The precise count is not necessary at the beginning of a diet regimen until your body is accomodated with the new style, then you will be surprised at how can your body adjusts its needs to be within 2000 Calories per day.


BREAKFAST:

Option 1: Breakfast burrito

1 flour tortilla (7" diameter)
1 scrambled egg (in 1 tsp soft
margarine)
1/3 cup black beans
2 tbsp salsa
1 cup orange juice
1 cup fat-free milk


Option 2: Hot cereal

1/2 cup cooked oatmeal
2 tbsp raisins
1 tsp soft margarine
1/2 cup fat-free milk
1 cup orange juice


Option 3: Cold cereal

1 cup bran flakes
1 cup fat-free milk
1 small banana
1 slice whole wheat toast
1 tsp soft margarine
1 cup prune juice


Option 4: Cold cereal

1 cup shredded wheat cereal
1 tbsp raisins
1 cu…

Cut 100 Calories From Your Lunch or Dinner

Here are the promised tips through which you can cut 100 calories from your lunch or dinner intake:

- Change spaghetti sauce to contain vegetables like zucchini, green peppers, onions, and mushrooms instead of meat

- Do not put cheese on your burger, and put lettuce, onions, and tomato instead

- When using mayonnaise, choose it fat free

- Use nonstick cooking spray instead of butter for grilling a sandwich

- Do not use tuna packed in oil, use waterpacked variety instead

- Make your pizza with only 1/2 the cheese

- Do not go for the large burrito size flour tortillas, and choose the soft taco size (6-8inches)

- For making recipes, use fat-free sour cream

- Substitute 1% cottage cheese for regular one

- Before serving soups, stews, and sauces, skim their fat off

- When eating, bear in mind to leave some 3-4 bites on your plate

- Replace your regular dressing with some healthy additives like 2 TBSPbalsamic vinegar and 1 TSP extra virgin olive oil

- Take pizza with grilled chicken instead of pepperoni

How to Cut 100 Calories from your Breakfast

Here are some tips through which you can cut 100 calories from your breakfast:

- Reduce the size of the container of your food: use a smaller glass for your juice and a smaller bpwl for yout cereal

- Make a bowl of bananas, berries, low-fat milk, with 1 table spoon of honey instead of a sweet roll

- Keep half a bagel wrapped up for tomorrow's breakfast, or give it away for someone else

- Choose nonfat or 1% milk instead of whole milk

- Use 150 g of nonfat Greek yogurt

- Add cinnamon and nutmeg to your coffee instead of sweeteners, the bitter taste of coffee will be present in all cases

- Do not use butter or margarine to prepare eggs, use a nonstick skillet or cooking spray

- Use fat free cream cheese instead of regular cream cheese for spreading

- Instead of using a sugar rich fruit, use its fruit jam

- Do not add cheese and meat to your omelet, fill it with onions,peppers,spinach and mushrooms

- Add 4 egg whites or 1/2 cup egg substitute to your omelet, frittata, or scrambled eggs, they wi…