Meal Plan

Therapeutic Lifestyle Change (TLC Diet)
To reduce Cholesterol problems and other symptoms of heart disease. Designed for everyone to have a Heart Healthy Day.

Fluids are equally important to a successful diet. Add 1-2 glasses of water with 1/2 to 1 whole lemon each day. Also drink 1-2 cups of Oolong tea each day. Oolong tea burns over 157% more fat than Green Tea and has become the most popular tea designed to accelerate weigh loss. 

  • Breakfast
    · Bread…. ½ cup oatmeal
    · Fruit……..Peach
    · Milk…….Non fat yogurt
  • Tea

Snack am
Bread…reduced fat graham cracker

· (for caloric increase add small bag of baked chips or pretzels)
· Bread….2 slices whole-wheat bread,
· Protein…2 ounces lean turkey,
· Free….1 tablespoon mustard Chipotle
· Vegetable… lettuce and tomato
· Vegetable…Carrot sticks
* Fruit
· Milk….skim or 1%, Water or Tea

Snack pm
· Fruit…apple
· Protein…1 oz almonds (about 28 pieces)

· Protein….3 ounces baked or broiled salmon (Omega 3 fat)
· Bread….1 cup cooked brown rice
· Vegetable…1 cup cooked broccoli
· Fat…1 tablespoon olive oil (used in cooking)
· Vegetable…Salad made with 1½ cups romaine lettuce, ½ cup tomatoes, ¼ cucumber,
· Fat…vinaigrette: Extra Virgin Olive Oil, balsamic vinegar, oregano, minced garlic
· Bread…1 slice multi grain Italian bread
· Fruit

Cakes and cookies in moderation No more than 3 times per week.

Water or Tea

Include eight 8 oz glasses of fluids in your daily meal plan through out the day.

By: Kimberly Crocker