Diet Diaries: Mary's Plan

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Mary's eating plan is well known to regulars and she's always being asked for the details. She's successfully lost the weight she wanted to with this simple and healthy eating plan which one of the trainers at her gym gave to her. After years of yo-yo dieting this has worked - no tricks, no gimmicks, no shakes, diet clubs or points plans. Combined with regular exercise she's maintaining her weight loss. Go Mary!

7.30am Weetabix, porridge or Bran Flakes

10.30am Apple and yogurt

1pm Brown bread with soup or a healthy wrap (Mary likes McCambridge brown bread)


4pm Yogurt and banana

6pm Meat, vegetables and potatoes OR a stir fry with brown rice or noodles (oyster sauce if you like it)
Eat as much grilled meat or fish as you like and as much veg as you like. A portion of potatoes should fit in your hand and no more.

  • N.B. DrinK 2 litres of water throughout the day
  • Try not to eat after 7pm. If you have to eat after 7 then try to swop your meals around - have dinner at lunch time and lunch at dinner time.
  • 2-3 days a week try not eat carbs at dinner
  • The only things you can't eat are white bread and mayo!

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