Eating to Keep Trim
The Keep Trim Plan is a two week period of time which Dr. Tarnower claimed would readjust your basal metabolic index to your lowered weight. The purpose is to maintain what you've lost so far and reset your body's metabolism setpoint.
What is Added During Keep Trim Eating?:
low-fat milk or skim milk
low-fat or fat free yogurt (no sugar)
Cheese (cheddar, swiss, american, camembert, etc (preferably low-fat & part-skim) & low-fat cottage)
2 slices protein bread a day (or other sugar free breads)
Low-Calorie Dressings (no more than 15 calories per tablespoon)
Sugar-free jellies, jams & preserves
Fruit Juice - No sugar added
Vegetable Juices (sugar free)
3 eggs a week
Soups (fat-free, no cream or whole milk)
Nuts (eaten sparingly)
No-sugar gelatin for dessert
1 small alcoholic drink a day (1 1/2oz liquor, 4.5 oz dry wine, 8 oz light beer)
Maintain eating the usual: Fruits - any fruit desired
Vegetables & Greens - your choice, unlimited
All Lean Meats
Chicken & Turkey
Fresh & Frozen Fish
Herbs & Spices
Condiments in moderation
Keep Trim Eating "Absolutely "Not's""
No more than two slices of protein bread a day.
Keep Trim Eating Don'ts
1. Don't use sugar; (you may use sugar substitutes).
Keep Trim Eating Do's
The following is a basic list of foods for your choice on Keep-Trim Eating:
All Lean Meats - hot or cold - Beef, Lamb, Veal, Lean Ham & Pork; always trim off visible fat before eating.
Easy 30 Minute Meals
Not just entrees, these are complete meals that take 30 minutes from the kitchen to the table ... without sacrificing great taste!