What an 1,800-Calorie Day Looks Like

Danielle Omar, RD
by Danielle Omar, RD
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Sticking to 1,800 calories a day is often recommended for most women to maintain their weight, and for most men to lose weight. With that in mind, choosing foods high in fiber and containing lean protein and healthy fats ensures you’ll have a satisfying day, without going overboard on calories.

This sample menu gives you an idea of what a delicious 1,800-calorie day looks like with some of MyFitnessPal’s best recipes.

Discover and log these recipes and more in the MyFitnessPal app!







One of the best ways to lose weight or meet nutritional goals is to keep a food journal. On the MyFitnessPal app, you can quickly log foods, view a nutritional breakdown and see how you’re tracking for the day. Go to “Diary” in the app or tap the “+” on your homescreen.

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About the Author

Danielle Omar, RD
Danielle Omar, RD

Danielle is an integrative dietitian, culinary nutritionist, author and consultant, frequently lending her love of creating to high-profile food and nutrition media outlets. She’s a regularly featured blogger and founder of foodconfidence.comwhere she inspires men and women on their journey to become their healthiest self. Connect with her on Instagram and Facebook.


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