Body & Fitness

Woman’s Day diet: Day 16

Want to know how much you can safely lose to look great? Slim yourself down at the click of a button and then follow our healthy meal plan!

Want to know how much you can safely lose to look great? Slim yourself down at the click of a button and then follow our healthy meal plan!

When it comes to losing weight, just like everything in life we need to a little bit of inspiration to achieve our goals. If you’re serious about budging the unbudgeable, providing yourself with visual reference for you diet plans is a good start; so we’re proud to bring you the Woman’s Day virtual diet makeover.

The rules:

  • On top of the meal plan, you can treat yourself to two snacks from our list (see below) every day;

  • For more weight loss choose lower kj snacks;

  • Two or three cups of instant tea and coffee with a dash of skim milk also permitted on top of this;

  • All beakfasts on the four week diet are interchangeable with other breakfasts, lunches with lunches and dinners with dinners;

  • Have four alcohol free days a week.Top tip: Please note foods in bold are free kj and you can eat as much as you like.Breakfast½ cup baked beans with 2 tablespoons light grated cheese on 1 slice wholegrain bread + 1 200ml glass of vegetable juice. See recipehere!Lunch¾ cup cooked pasta with small tin tuna, 6 olives, 1 chopped roma tomato, 1 teaspoon olive oil.DinnerChicken salad with 100g lean chicken breast, ½ cup chick peas, roast pumpkin and zucchini, chopped tomatoes and 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce. 1 medium mango

.SnacksEach day choose from any two of the following:1 apple + 1 Baby Bel cheese (700kJ);

  • 10 wholegrain rice crackers + ¼ cup low fat dip (600kj);

  • Vegetable sticks + ¼ cup low fat hommus (600kJ);

  • 4 Vita Weats + 2 slices reduced fat cheese (600kJ);

  • 1 piece of fruit (400kJ);

  • 100g low fat yoghurt (400kJ);

  • Small skim Latte (400kJ);

  • 2 corn thins + 1 tablespoon no added sugar peanut butter (400kJ);

  • One row dark chocolate (420kJ);

  • 1 Chocolate Paddle Pop (450kJ);

  • Mango Weis Bar (400kJ);

  • 1 slice raisin toast (400kJ);

  • Small glass wine (150mls) (400kJ);

  • 2 Redskin Chews (170kj);

  • One Chuppa Chup (220kj);

  • 5 pieces of chewing gum (125kg).

Top tip: Please note foods in bold are free kj and you can eat as much as you like.

  • 1 apple + 1 Baby Bel cheese (700kJ);

  • 10 wholegrain rice crackers + ¼ cup low fat dip (600kj);

  • Vegetable sticks + ¼ cup low fat hommus (600kJ);

  • 4 Vita Weats + 2 slices reduced fat cheese (600kJ);

  • 1 piece of fruit (400kJ);

  • 100g low fat yoghurt (400kJ);

  • Small skim Latte (400kJ);

  • 2 corn thins + 1 tablespoon no added sugar peanut butter (400kJ);

  • One row dark chocolate (420kJ);

  • 1 Chocolate Paddle Pop (450kJ);

  • Mango Weis Bar (400kJ);

  • 1 slice raisin toast (400kJ);

  • Small glass wine (150mls) (400kJ);

  • 2 Redskin Chews (170kj);

  • One Chuppa Chup (220kj);

  • 5 pieces of chewing gum (125kg).

  • 1 serve of rice or pasta = a fist

  • 1 piece of meat, fish or chicken = the size and width of a deck of cards

  • 1 serve of cheese = one slice, or 4 small cubes that could fit in a matchbox

  • 1 serve of butter = your fingertip

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