This Is What a 1500-Calorie Meal Plan Looks Like

Use this guide to stay on track when eating a 1500-calorie diet.

This Is What a 1500-Calorie Meal Plan Looks Like

If you are hoping to shed a few pounds or simply embrace a healthy lifestyle, gaining awareness of your caloric intake is a great jumping-off point. With the help of registered dietitian Megan Casper, M.S., RDN, owner of Nourished Bite, you can learn what a 1500-calorie meal plan looks like from start to finish. On this plan, you can choose from two different options for each meal of the day and once you get the hang of it, you can get creative and come up with new recipes and combinations all your own. As always, consult your doctor before starting any weight loss plan to make sure it suits your needs. By eating meals full of protein, fiber, and all the nutrients your body needs, you will stay satisfied longer and you'll have an easier time reining in your cravings.

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Whether you’re craving salty or sweet, we’ve got you covered. Grab a handful of nuts, which are high in both protein and fiber, with an orange on the side to keep you set until your next meal. Want something sweet? Smear graham crackers with nut butter and top with sliced strawberries for a healthy snack that still feels like a treat.

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