Example of 1,700 Calorie Diet Plan
USDA Food Group Recommendations
|Food Group||Daily Serving Size|
|Meat & Beans||5 ounces|
|Discretionary Cal||Allow 195 Calories|
Breakfast – 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan
English Muffin, Banana, Skim Milk
1 English Muffin (140 calories)
Margarine or butter (60 calories worth)
1 small banana (90 calories)
1 cup of skim milk (90 calories)
Opting for a whole grain English Muffin will increase the nutritional values.
Morning Snack – 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan
100 Calories of your Choice
Enjoy any food that contains no more than 100 calories.
Lunch – 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan
Ravioli, Crusty Italian Bread, Salad
1 cup of Chef Boyardee Ravioli (224 calories and contains 2 servings of vegetables to boot!)
1 chunk of crusty Italian bread OR any grain choice up to 150 calories
1 side salad consisting of the following: 2 cups of shredded lettuce (any variety), 1 chopped plum tomato, chopped onion (optional), 1 sliced small cucumber, 1 Tablespoon of grated cheese + 60 calories worth of salad dressing, any variety.
margarine (60 calories worth) for the bread
zero calorie beverage, tea or water
Afternoon Snack – 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan
Enjoy any food housed within the healthy Dairy Food Group up to 110 calories. Healthy menu suggestions include: low fat cottage cheese, low fat cheeses, low fat yogurt – all of which can be enjoyed with a few raw veggies.
Dinner – 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan
Cheeseburger & Beans
1 small whole grain hamburger bun (130 calories)
3 ounces of extra lean hamburger meat (140 calories)
1 slice of low fat mozzarella cheese (60 calories)
Lettuce, Tomato Slices, Pickles, Onion Slices
Miracle Whip Light OR Mustard
1/2 cup of baked beans (140 calories)
Prepare ground beef and cook until juices run clear. Top with cheese. Transfer to warm bun. Add spread and vegetables. Enjoy with baked beans.
Bedtime Snack – 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan
1 1/2 cups of blueberries (about 110 calories)
Nutritional Data – 1700 Calorie Diet & Meal Plan
Our example of a 1700 Calories Diet contains the following food group serving amounts:
2.5 Servings from the Fruit Group, 4 Servings from the Grain Group, 7 Servings from the Vegetable Group, 4 Servings from the Dairy Group and 2 Servings from the Meat & Bean Group.