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What Our Healthy Weight Practitioner Eats in a Day

Frauke, our Healthy Weight Practitioner shares her eating habits in a typical day at work. Check out the video below for more information and a few tips on how to eat healthily while you’re on the go.

 

My typical day, particularly during the week is actually quite predictable, so I am definitely a “creature of habit”.

Breakfast

I do eat regularly, so I always start with breakfast.

During the week this mostly consists of either 2 tablespoons (tbsp) of porridge, with almond milk, a dollop of yoghurt and a banana and maybe some berries. Alternatively, I’d have “overnight oats” (2tbsp of oats soaked in water over night), with grated apple and a dollop of yoghurt and maybe some nuts crumbled on top.

Lunch

Lunch during the week tends to be homemade soup made of a mix of vegetables and either some lentils or some starchy potato to be more filling (approx. 400ml). This is tasty but not too heavy in calories.

Dinner

In the evening today I had a cottage pie with lots of added veg. For the topping I used a combination of sweet potato, carrot and potato which worked well and helps with increasing the vegetable intake.

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Snacks

I do tend to eat little and often, so I would have some snacks in between the main meals as I tend to notice quite clearly when my bloodsugars go down. I will be snacking on some fruit & maybe a nakd bar in the afternoon (or a homemade equivalent, i.e. “energy balls” from Deliciously Ella recipe).

The evening tends to be my “danger zone” in terms of snacking, so I might have some tortilla crisps (approx. 10% less fat than standard crisps) or a handful of peanuts.

I try and limit my intake here by putting crisps in a small bowl (and resisting going back for seconds – most of the time 😉).

Over the weekend I may have a glass of wine to go with it.

Drinks

One thing I have trained myself to do is drink – LOTS. So I constantly have a water or herbal tea on the go, though I do love coffee and have several cups a day of that also – with just sweetener and some almond milk.

So there you have it. What I eat in a day in a nutshell…

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