How to Diet Without Giving Up The Foods You Love

1. Make a list of your ten favorite high-calorie foods.

2. Break down each food into healthy components and components in need of substitution.

3. Look for low-fat, low-calorie versions of those ‘fattening’ components. If you can't find any, consider new ways to create a dish that is close to your favorite in taste, but without the calories.

4. Surf the internet for low-calorie recipes for your favorite dishes. The internet is loaded with recipes like this, and many of them have the calorie and macronutrient breakdowns already computed for you. Or, buy a copy of a low-calorie cookbook that appeals to you, and try a new recipe each week.

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