In this 1,200-calorie weight-loss meal plan, 7 days of healthy meals and snacks were carefully chosen by a Registered Dietitian to help you feel full, energized and satisfied. Lots of high-fiber whole grains, fruits and veggies, and lean protein like chicken, beans and Greek yogurt, will help keep you from feeling hungry. The recipes are quick, easy to prepare and use regular everyday food, so you won't break the bank doing your grocery shopping. Couple this healthy meal plan with daily exercise and you're on track to lose a healthy 1 to 2 pounds per week.
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