It sounds simple, right? A low-calorie diet is just one that is lower in calories -- but how do you ensure that it’s healthy, as well? If you’re following a low-calorie diet, you need to ensure that it’s also nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory, full of fiber, and packed with healthy fats.
Most people follow a low-calorie diet plan for weight-loss and/or to reduce risk factors of heart disease and diabetes. If you’re trying to lose weight, eating low-calorie meals that are rooted in the principles of a Mediterranean-style diet will ensure that you’re still incorporating the necessary elements of a healthy weight-loss plan. (Want to learn more about low-calorie eating and weight-loss? Check out our Real Weight Loss Plan!)
If you’re eating a low-calorie diet, focus on the following components:
Your low-calorie shopping list is full of fresh ingredients packed with flavor! Add these items to your list:
Terra’s Kitchen offers a variety of dietary options based on the principles of the Mediterranean lifestyles, including Paleo, vegetarian, low-calorie, and gluten-free. Love it all? We have plenty of options for you.