You've determined that your total caloric intake should be 1500 calories per day.
This is a a good baseline intake for most people. One of the issues is that the most common diet is about 1,800 calories per day and the extra 300 calories adds up to a slow and steady weight gain (that most folks experience over a long time).
For taller people 1,500 calories will work for weight loss pretty well because they need about 1,800 calories to maintain their weight.
The calculations that choose the amount of calories in The Dr. Gourmet Diet PlanPlan allow for 1,500 calorie diets as the middle ground.
On the 1500-calorie per day plan, you will eat
Losing weight and eating healthy is about the quality calories found in healthy, delicious foods.
Use the free Dr. Gourmet Diet planner to lose weight (or just learn to eat healthy). It's easy!
You can create customized meal plans for you and your entire family, that include complete recipes shopping lists for each week.
Our planner does what no other can. It takes into account common food allergies and dietary restrictions, including:
With The Dr. Gourmet Diet Plan you can also:
Track the foods you and your family eat each day, including meal alternatives and snacks. Keep a daily total of calories in vs. calories out!
Keep an exercise journal for each person in your meal plan so that you can track the calories you and your family burn every day.
Set and track progress toward your goals for weight, Body Mass Index (BMI) or Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) for yourself or your entire family.
Uses leftovers for lunches and dinners later in the week.
Other websites charge you as much as $29.95 per month for this service, but The Dr. Gourmet Diet Plan is completely free.