Personal trainer Simon Lovell invented the Lunch Box Diet. He has based the Lunch Box Diet on the diet he has used with much success amongst his clients.
Diet Basics of the Lunch Box Diet
The Lunch Box Diet is based on the idea of filling your lunch box with healthy foods and snacking on its contents throughout the day. Simon recommends having a snack more or less every hour until you are satisfied, however, never until you are full. You eat breakfast and dinner as per usual. Moreover, the Lunch Box Diet provides some suggestions for what you can have for healthy meals.
Simon claims that by eating food in smaller portion sizes the stomach gradually becomes smaller. Hence, you are less likely to overeat at dinner time.
- The Lunch Box Diet ought to include approximately 60% vegetables, 30% protein and 10% salad dressing / condiments.
- The main recommended foods include: Avocado, Asparagus, Beetroot, Broccoli, Chilli, Spinach, Sugar snap Peas, Zucchini, chicken or turkey breast, cod and balsamic vinegar.
- Foods high in carbohydrates like brown rice, pasta and wholegrain breads are purely recommended for those who lead a physically active lifestyle. Fruit in moderation is also recommended, just a few pieces a day.
- There are no set recommendations in terms of portion sizes or calorie measurements.
- Overall, this diet is suitable for those who are starting to diet and want an easy to follow diet plan.
- This diet is a great introduction in terms of learning how to create healthy balanced meals.
- Dieters who prefer more detailed, specific diet plans are likely to be disappointed.