The Plate
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Plants
PLANTS
Fill half your plate with non-starchy vegies & fruits. These have a low energy density, but a high nutrient density. This means stacks of nutrients without many kilojoules in every bite.
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Proteins
PROTEINS
Include a good serve of a protein-rich food, such as meat, seafood, eggs, legumes or dairy. This helps you to manage your appetite and encourage fat loss while preserving lean muscle.
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Smart Carbs
SMART CARBS
Add a modest portion of a smart carb such as a wholegrain, legume or starchy vegetable. These keep you fuller for longer, fuel your brain, give you energy to exercise and are fibre-rich for good gut health.
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Good Fats
GOOD FATS
Gone are the days of fat phobia! We need good fats such as found in nuts, seeds, avocado and extra virgin olive oil. They deliver a host of nutrients, boost our heart, skin and brain health, and deliver taste plus!
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LEARN SKILLS FOR LIFE
LEARN SKILLS FOR LIFE
Get Lean is different to other weight loss programs.  Get Lean is not a quick fix and it does not offer outlandish and ridiculous promises which are unachievable.  By following Dr Joanna's scientific approach to eating, and by using the Get Lean app to plan your meals, you will quickly achieve results and learn the skills to eat differently for life.
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CUSTOMISABLE FOR GET LEAN MEMBERS
CUSTOMISABLE FOR GET LEAN MEMBERS
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YOU CONTROL YOUR MENU
YOU CONTROL YOUR MENU
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