Sample 2: Working on Regain

This menu may be appropriate for a patient who has reached his/her initial goal but has regained some weight. The target is about 800 calories per day, and roughly 3oz per meal.

  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Breakfast Bacon Ham steak Bacon Turkey sausage Bacon
Amount 4 slices 2 slices 4 slices 3 links 4 slices
Protein (g) 13 22 13 13 13
Calories 84 139 84 201 84
Lunch Meatballs Tuna pouch Chicken breast strips Roast beef lunch meat Hamburger patty w/ BBQ sauce
Amount 3 oz 2.5 oz 3oz 4 oz 4 oz
Protein (g) 15 12 18 20 33
Calories 180 170 110 120 218
Dinner Chicken meatballs Pot roast Steak fajita meat Pork chops Steak
Amount 3 meatballs 3 oz 3 oz 4 oz 4 oz
Protein (g) 15 28 24 25 34
Calories 150 180 150 132 207
Snack Turkey jerky Chicken sausage Steak nuggets Tuna salad Ham lunchmeat
Amount 3 oz 1 link 1 package 3 oz 3 oz
Protein (g) 44 14 30 13 14
Calories 240 160 240 100 90
Snack Shrimp cocktail Slim Jim Turkey lunchmeat Salami Cocktail weenies
Amount 3 oz 1 package 5 slices 2 oz 2 oz
Protein (g) 18 22 18 13 6
Calories 80 140 109 218 192
Total          
Protein (g) 105 98 103 84 100
Calories 734 789 693 771 791