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Macronutrient Distribution of the TLC Diet

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the TLC Diet (Complete Idiot's Guides (Lifestyle Paperback))

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TLC Diet Plan – What Is It & What Are Its Benefits?

Worry no more, this shopping list provides everything you will need to make your selection at the market a snap.This simple, easy to use, and customizable check list will take the guessing out of which foods and spices are allowed on the TLC diet.Tip: to modify the list, just do a 'long press' on any category or food item.

The TLC diet, or Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes Diet, is geared towards those of us looking to lower our cholesterol. The TLC diet is predicated on making changes that will dramatically decrease your cholesterol levels....

TLC Diet Plan – What Is It & What Are Its Benefits?

TLC Diet Tip Sheet

Food Group Number of Servings Serving Size
Lean Meat, Poultry, Fish, and Dry Beans ≤ 5 ounces per day (leanest cuts only)
  • 5 ounces maximum per day lean meat, poultry and fish
  • ½ cup cooked dry peas or beans
  • ½ cup tofu
Eggs ≤ 2 yolks a week*
  • 1 whole egg
  • Egg whites or egg substitute, unlimited
Lowfat Milk, Yogurt and Cheese 2-3
  • 1 cup fat free milk or 1% milk
  • 1 cup nonfat or lowfat yogurt
  • 1 ounce of lowfat or fat free cheese that has 3 grams of fat or less in a serving.
Fats and Oils ≤ 6-8*
  • 1 teaspoon soft margarine or vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon salad dressing
  • 1 ounce nuts
Fruits 2-4
  • 1 piece fruit
  • ½ cup diced fruit
  • ¾ cup juice
Vegetables 3-5
  • 1 cup leafy or raw
  • ½ cup cooked
  • ¾ cup juice
Breads, Cereals, Pasta, Rice and Other Grains 6-11
  • 1 slice bread
  • ½ bun, bagel, muffin
  • 1 ounce dry cereal
  • ½ cup cooked cereal, potatoes, pasta, rice, or other grains
Sweets and Snacks Now and then  

TLC Diet – How To Do It & What Are Its Benefits

This simple, easy to use, and customizable check list will take the guessing out of which foods and spices are allowed on the TLC diet.Tip: to modify the list, just do a 'long press' on any category or food item.

The Dash Diet promises to lower blood pressure. The TLC diet is well known for it’s ability to lower your cholesterol. The Mediterranean Diet can jump start your metabolism, and the one that Dr. Oz was raised on.