Whether you want to lose weight for an upcoming family event or are sick of not fitting into your old precious dresses, the excess weight can cling on like the worst enemy there is!

While most fad diets and weight loss tips do not do the trick, we have thus compiled the ideal diet and some additional tips which will leave you being smarter than ever, making you a show stopper within weeks!

The One Week 1200 Calorie Diet

This diet is made for those people who want to lose weight gradually, over a period of 3 months. This diet involves a daily meal plan for all 7 days, which should be no more than 1200 calories a day. Lets begin:


  • Breakfast
    Cereal: Skimmed milk, 1 banana and a 3/4th cup of bran flakes
  • Lunch

Healthy Sandwich: Brown bread slices (2), 4 ounces of chicken/ turkey, onions, 1 tomato, lettuce leaves, herbs to taste

  • Dinner

3/4th cup cooked couscous, 1 cup boiled broccoli with a small steamed chicken piece.

What should you eat before and after your workout


  • Breakfast

Healthy Shake: 9 ounces of skimmed milk, blended with 1 banana and 1/2 cup berries(of your choice).

  • Lunch:

Veggie Soup: Onions, tomato, 1 potato, cabbage, broccoli, etc. 1 slice of brown bread.

  • Dinner

Yummy Dinner: BBQ chicken strips with 1 cup baked beans

Healthy shake


  • Breakfast

2 boiled eggs with pepper garnishing

  • Lunch

Chicken Salad: 4 ounces of chicken cut into cubes, roasted with almonds and walnuts, served with lettuce leaves.

  • Dinner

1 baked potato with 3 ounces of chicken breast and 2 cups spinach.

boiled eggs


  • Breakfast

2 boiled eggs

  • Lunch

Fruit Salad: A blend of seasonal fruits bowl full.

  • Dinner

1/2 cup brown rice with 4 ounces of BBQ meat (beef) and 1/2 cup beans



  • Breakfast

Omelet: An omelet made with 2 eggs mixed with veggies (diced onions and 1 tomato) served with 1 brown bread slice and 1 ounce of shredded cheese (preferably cottage cheese).

  • Lunch

1 cup broccoli soup.

Sandwich: 2 slices of brown bread with 1 ounce of butter. 3 ounces of roast beef, 1/2 onion (sliced) and lettuce leaves.

  • Dinner

2 ounces salmon.

1 cup cooked zucchini

Orange juice (1/2 cup)



  • Breakfast

1 waffle, topped with 1 banana and 2 teaspoons of peanut butter.

  • Lunch

Fruit Salad: A blend of seasonal fruits in the shape of a salad.

Snack: Mini sandwich (1 slice of brown bread, topped with one ounce of shredded cheese, lettuce leaves and boiled chicken chunks)

  • Dinner

Jambalaya: 1cup brown rice, cooked with 1/2 cup corn, tomatoes, green chilies, turkey sausage (1) and 1/2 cup kidney beans.


  • Breakfast

waffle: A blend of 9 ounces of skimmed milk with strawberries and banana.

1/2 English muffin

  • Lunch

Fresh Salad: Black beans (1/2 cup), mixed with chopped bell peppers, onions, scallions, lettuce and dressed in apple cider vinegar.

  • Dinner

4-ouncebeef steak, grilled to your choice.

1/2 cup couscous cooked.


Additional Tips

In order to make the most of this amazing 1200 calorie diet, you need consistency and patience. This diet has helped many men and women lose up to 30 pounds in 3 months!

The additional tips for ultimate weight loss include:

  • Add in a cardio routine for half an hour daily and let your body be toned.
  • If for any reason you cannot stick to this diet (due to a dinner out with friends or by being at a wedding), stick to low calorie meals.
  • Add 6-8 glasses of water and stay super hydrated all day long.

Try this diet and be mesmerized with the results from the first 3 weeks!

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