An overview of the 1800 calorie diet plan

The 1800 calorie diet is a weight loss plan with benefits and no downside! This diet plan is among all the easier to follow. With it, you have every right…almost! Including that of consuming sugars. Another aspect is that you can also eat starchy foods at lunch and dinner. It also allows meeting the needs of a stabilization phase, for those who have completed a 1,500 calorie diet.

An 1800 calorie meal menu ideas


– 1 bowl of tea or coffee without sugar.
– 1 low-fat yogurt or 100 grams of lean white cheese or a glass of skim milk.
– 2 slices of wholemeal bread or in default of white bread with 10 grams of margarine.
– 1 fresh fruit or fruit juice glass.

Midmorning snack (optional)

– 100g lean cottage cheese or a small fresh fruit.
– 1 cup of tea or an infusion without sugar.


– 100 to 200 grams of vegetables of your choice, with a vinaigrette made from a teaspoon of vegetable oil for the essential fatty acids.
– 100 to 150 grams of fish, lean meat (alternate with two eggs, two times per week) for protein.
– 100 to 200 grams of green vegetables of your choice for vitamins and dietary fiber.
– 1 bowl of starchy foods: whole grains, legumes or potatoes.
– 100g of low-fat unsweetened cottage cheese.
– 1 fresh fruit washed and not peeled.

Snack in the afternoon

– 1 yogurt 0% fat.
– 1 hot or cold drink without sugar.


– 1 bowl of homemade vegetable soup for vitamins and dietary fiber.
– 1 small potato for carbohydrates.
– 100 to 150 grams of fish or meat cooked without fat.
– 100 to 200 grams of green vegetables with 10 grams of margarine for essential fatty acids.
– 1 bowl of starchy foods: whole grains, legumes or potatoes.
– 1 serving of low-fat cheese.
– 1 slice of wholemeal bread preferably (or white).
– 1 small fruit washed but not peeled.

Who should follow the diet of 1800 calories a day?

– The 1800 calorie plan is for people rather sedentary.
– The persons whose usual diet provides about 2300 calories a day and want to lose about 4 lbs of fat per month.
– People with a lot of weight to lose and want to lose weight in 4-6 lbs per month to about the stabilization phase.
– For men, the normal calorie intake is about 2500 calories and therefore they can easily lose weight with the 1800 calorie program.
– People with a daily calorie intake too high without showing overweight or very low weight on and want to find a balanced diet.
– Persons who are in a stabilization phase after following a 1500 calorie diet.

Additional tips for 1800 Calories per day

– Alternate cereals, pasta, low-fat cheeses, potatoes and legumes for lunch and dinner to avoid getting bored.
– Keep a light hand on fat: 10 grams of low-fat margarine has 54 calories!
– Drink a small glass of wine with a meal if you can not do without.