Diet and Fitness, Diet and Healthy Eating

A Guy’s Grocery Checklist for Losing Weight

3 Comments 15 June 2011

Men should use this healthy eating shopping checklist for weight lossGuys, stock your kitchen with these essentials, then choose an easy-to-follow, fat-burning diet from The Life Plan: How Any Man Can Achieve Lasting Health, Great Sex, and a Stronger, Leaner Body, by Jeffry S. Life, M.D., Ph.D.

Here are some of the foods you’ll need on hand:

  • Avocados
  • Chicken or turkey breasts
  • Fresh fruits
  • Fresh or flash-frozen fish: salmon, steelhead trout, tuna, sardines (not canned), or mackerel
  • Fresh vegetables
  • High-fiber cereal
  • Low-fat dairy cheeses and yogurts
  • Low-fat vinaigrette salad dressing
  • Olive oil, canola oil
  • Omega-3 eggs
  • Skim milk or soy milk
  • Turkey jerky
  • Whole grain bread with a minimum of 3 grams of fiber per slice
  • Yams


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  • Stuart

    Luckily most of this list sounds appetizing!

  • Lynn Manwar

    These are great food suggestions to have on hand to lose weight for guys. Fresh fruits are good for breakfast and olive oil can be used as a dressing for salads. Chicken and turkey are good protein sources. I suggest including sprouts as an alternative source of protein.

  • Sayli Joshi

    Consume one or two tomatoes every morning, empty stomached. Tomatoes are richest source of vitamins and calcium. Thus, when it removes fats from the body, it supplies body with required nutrients for energy.


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