1200 Calorie Diet Plan Menu (Weekly Menu) - FIT360USA
You will be surprised to find that this diet, despite its low calorie value, is not a starvation diet. It is designed so that people who usually have a low calorie ration, as a result of their morphology or eating habits, may lose weight.

1200 Calorie Diet Plan Menu (Weekly Menu)

 This type of diet is very restrictive and should not be chosen lightly, as it runs the risk of not satisfying all the nutritional needs of your body. That's why you should first calculate your basal metabolic rate and then choose your diet without excessively cutting calories.

Keep in mind that a diet should never have fewer calories than your basal metabolism.

After making the calculations, if it is within the recommended values, then go ahead!

This diet of 1200 calories per day is varied and includes all kinds of foods, but obviously containing so few calories the amount of food is not excessively generous, although you will not necessarily go hungry.

1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 1



Breakfast: Coffee with milk, juice, toast with butter and jam.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Butter (10 gr.)
  • Jam (with sugar) (20 gr.)


Breakfast should cover at least 20 % of calorie requirements. Have a cup of coffee with skimmed milk, a fruit juice and prepare yourself a toast of bread with butter and jam.

Mid-morning: Yogurt.


  • Skimmed yogurt (125 ml.)


Tip: Milk can be replaced by dairy products. For example, 250 g milk = 2
yogurts = 50 g ball cheese = 125 g cottage cheese.

Lunch: Macaroni with the four cheeses and fried egg with ratatouille.


  • Macaroni with 4 cheeses (60 gr.)
  • Ratatouille (150 gr.)
  • Egg (50 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


Like all pasta, macaroni have a high carbohydrate content. Prepare a bechamel sauce to which Parmesan cheese, Gouda, Emmental and Roquefort must be added. Put macaroni cooked in a baking dish, add the bechamel sauce and put them to gratin; garnish them with chopped parsley. Take a fried egg with ratatouille as a second course.

Snack: Fruit


  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Apple (200 gr.)


Remember that foods of vegetable origin, such as fruits and vegetables, must be very well represented in a balanced diet, as just over half of the total. of the energy of the diet, has to be provided by these foods.

Dinner: Vegetables, fish and fruit.


  • Spinach (100 gr.)
  • Boiled potato (60 gr.)
  • Cooked fish (80 gr.)
  • Pear (150 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


Fish is a food equivalent to meat that is very easily digested. Its value and the satiety it produces to those who consume it is related to its fat content.

Prepare the cooked fish with sliced potatoes, garlic, onion and parsley. Sauteed spinach with oil and garlic. For dessert a pear.


1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 2


Breakfast: Milk with cereals and juice.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)
  • Breakfast cereals (rich in fiber) (40 gr.)
  • Orange (juice) (200 ml.)


In fruit juices, although a component of great interest is eliminated: the fiber (contained in the skin and pulp), we still maintain their nutritional values, they are also very pleasant and easy to take.

Mid-morning: Fruit.


  • Tangerine (90 gr.)


Fruits for their composition in nutrients (carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, water and fiber) are especially recommended.

Lunch: Soup and fish. A yogurt.


  • Vegetable soup (200 gr.)
  • Turbot in the oven (70 gr.)
  • Potato (80 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Skimmed yogurt (125 ml.)


Vegetable soup is a dish that offers a good supply of carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and fiber. Prepare a vegetable soup and a baked turbot (with onion, parsley, butter, breadcrumbs and wine). You can add a potato to the stew. For dessert yogurt.

Snack: Fruit.


  • Apple (200 gr.)


Dinner: Chard with potatoes and tuna cannelloni. Fruit.


  • Chard (150 gr.)
  • Boiled potato (80 gr.)
  • Cannelloni with tuna (100 gr.)
  • Kiwi (80 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


Cannelloni are always liked by everyone. It is also an interesting dish due to its contribution to carbohydrates, proteins and calcium (when accompanied by bechamel and cheese).

Prepare tuna cannelloni. Once cooked the chard and potatoes season them with oil and lemon or vinegar. For dessert kiwis.

1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 3


Breakfast: Milk and toast with butter and jam.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Jam (with sugar) (20 gr.)
  • Butter (10 gr.)


Drink a glass of coffee with skimmed milk and a slice of bread with butter and jam.

Mid-morning: Fruit


  • Orange (200 gr.)


Eating at mid-morning is an energy supplement to be able to perform well until mealtime is healthy, but should not be excessive.

Take an orange at mid-morning.

Lunch: Green beans with boiled potatoes and sea bream. A yogurt.


  • Green bean (160 gr.)
  • Sea bream (100 gr.)
  • Boiled potato (80 gr.)
  • Skimmed yogurt (125 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


The green beans with potatoes are a vegetable dish with a good supply of carbohydrates, vitamins and fiber. Once cooked, line them with oil and lemon. Cook the fish on the back (grilled with garlic and chili peppers). For dessert a yogurt.

Snack: Fruit


  • Pear (150 gr.)


The snack, like the mid-morning snack, should be an energy intake, appropriate to the age and activity level and objectives of each person.

Dinner: Cream of zucchini and spaghetti with clams. Fruit.


  • Cream of zucchini (200 gr.)
  • Spaghetti with clams (80 gr.)
  • Melon (200 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


The pastas allow multiple preparations, as a base for a dish provide carbohydrates of slow absorption, calcium and vitamins of the B group.

1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 4


Breakfast: Infusion, juice, cheese, toast and jam.


  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Burgos cheese (30 gr.)
  • Marmalade (with sugar) (20 gr.)
  • Orange (juice) (200 ml.)


Tip: It is estimated that a varied diet can provide approximately 1 - 1.5 liters of water; the rest should come from other beverages.

Mid-morning: Fruit


  • Orange (200 gr.)


It is important to take into account the fiber found, both in the skin and in the pulp of fruits, as it facilitates intestinal transit and delay the absorption of sugars.

Lunch: Lentils and sole with steamed potato. A yogurt.


  • Stewed lentils (200 gr.)
  • Sole (100 gr.)
  • Boiled potato (80 gr.)
  • Skimmed yogurt (125 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


Stewed lentils are a rich dish of legumes, which will provide us with proteins of vegetable origin and a high content of iron and calcium. For the second course, have a grilled sole with a steamed potato. For dessert a yogurt.

Snack: Fruit.


  • Pear (150 gr.)


In the fruits, the distinctive characteristics of this group of foods are the contribution of water, vitamins, minerals and fiber.

Dinner: Vegetables and asparagus scrambled eggs.


  • Broccoli (100 gr.)
  • Fresh green asparagus (80 gr.)
  • Egg (50 gr.)
  • Bread (40 gr.)
  • Peach (150 gr.)


SEE ALSO: How to Perform a Complete Body Detoxification Step by Step in 7 Days

1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 5


Breakfast: Milk and toast with jam and cheese.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Burgos cheese (30 gr.)
  • Jam (with sugar) (20 gr.)


The absence of breakfast or an insufficient breakfast conditions a low yield.

Mid-morning: Fruit


  • Apple (200 gr.)


The ripening process converts the starch from the vegetables into simple sugars. This way the ripe fruits will always be more digestive.

Lunch: Garlic mushrooms and tuna Marmitako. Fruit.


  • Mushrooms with garlic (80 gr.)
  • Marmitako of bonito (150 gr.)
  • Banana (200 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


The Marmitako, although little known in some regions, is very interesting for its contribution in animal protein and some vegetable, iodine, vitamins and carbohydrates complex or slow absorption.

Snack: Skimmed milk.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)


The composition of milk, rich in protein of very good quality, calcium, vitamin A and complex B, makes it especially interesting in the growing season, and in special physiopathological situations (pregnancy and lactation).

Dinner: Vegetable stew and hake with potato. Fruit.


  • Vegetable stew (150 gr.)
  • Boiled potato (50 gr.)
  • Fresh hake (100 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Mandarin (90 gr.)


Hake is a food that always feels good, has a good content of protein and calcium.

1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 6


Breakfast: Coffee with milk and bread with butter and jam.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Butter (10 gr.)
  • Jam (with sugar) (20 gr.)


Mid-morning: Fruit.


  • Orange (200 gr.)


Remember that within the amount of fruit we should take throughout the day, is that at least one of them is a citrus fruit.

Lunch: Paella and mixed salad. Fruit.


  • Homemade Paella (150 gr.)
  • Mixed salad (160 gr.)
  • Banana (200 gr.)
  • Bread (40 gr.)


Paella is an example of nutritional balance. It presents products of animal and vegetal origin that allow to obtain proteins of high value, vitamins, mineral salts, carbohydrates, etc...

It is a basic dish in itself, accompanied only by a varied salad and a fruit, which will provide an excellent menu.

Snack: Yogurt.


  • Fruit yogurt (skimmed) (125 ml.)


Dairy products have the advantage of presenting calcium in absorption conditions far superior to other foods.

Dinner: Cauliflower cooked with potato and monkfish in green sauce. Fruit.


  • Cauliflower (100 gr.)
  • Boiled potato (80 gr.)
  • Monkfish (80 gr.)
  • Kiwi (80 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


The Mediterranean diet is suitable for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 7


Breakfast: Milk and toast with butter and jam.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Butter (10 gr.)
  • Jam (without sugar) (20 gr.)


The milk can be whole or skim because its calcium content is the same (but its calories are not).

Mid-morning: Fruit


  • Pear (150 gr.)


Lunch: Artichokes and squid with white rice. Fruit.


  • Artichoke (200 gr.)
  • Squid in ink with white rice (70 gr.)
  • Mandarin (90 gr.)
  • Bread (40 gr.)


The squid is a fish without bones. Squid has a high protein content, also provide calcium. Rice, like pasta, is a very good source of interesting carbohydrates.


SEE ALSO: Carbohydrates in a Diet, Good or Bad for You


Snack: Yogurt


  • Skimmed yogurt (125 ml.)


Dinner: Grilled vegetables and sardines with tomato. Fruit.


  • Stuffed aubergines (150 gr.)
  • Sardines (100 gr.)
  • Tomato (100 gr.)
  • Peach (150 gr.)
  • Bread (40 gr.)


The sardine is an oily fish with a good supply of calcium, phosphorus, vitamins and magnesium.

1200 Calorie Diet Plan Menu (Weekly Menu)

You will be surprised to find that this diet, despite its low calorie value, is not a starvation diet. It is designed so that people who usually have a low calorie ration, as a result of their morphology or eating habits, may lose weight.

1200 Calorie Diet Plan Menu (Weekly Menu)

 This type of diet is very restrictive and should not be chosen lightly, as it runs the risk of not satisfying all the nutritional needs of your body. That's why you should first calculate your basal metabolic rate and then choose your diet without excessively cutting calories.

Keep in mind that a diet should never have fewer calories than your basal metabolism.

After making the calculations, if it is within the recommended values, then go ahead!

This diet of 1200 calories per day is varied and includes all kinds of foods, but obviously containing so few calories the amount of food is not excessively generous, although you will not necessarily go hungry.

1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 1



Breakfast: Coffee with milk, juice, toast with butter and jam.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Butter (10 gr.)
  • Jam (with sugar) (20 gr.)


Breakfast should cover at least 20 % of calorie requirements. Have a cup of coffee with skimmed milk, a fruit juice and prepare yourself a toast of bread with butter and jam.

Mid-morning: Yogurt.


  • Skimmed yogurt (125 ml.)


Tip: Milk can be replaced by dairy products. For example, 250 g milk = 2
yogurts = 50 g ball cheese = 125 g cottage cheese.

Lunch: Macaroni with the four cheeses and fried egg with ratatouille.


  • Macaroni with 4 cheeses (60 gr.)
  • Ratatouille (150 gr.)
  • Egg (50 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


Like all pasta, macaroni have a high carbohydrate content. Prepare a bechamel sauce to which Parmesan cheese, Gouda, Emmental and Roquefort must be added. Put macaroni cooked in a baking dish, add the bechamel sauce and put them to gratin; garnish them with chopped parsley. Take a fried egg with ratatouille as a second course.

Snack: Fruit


  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Apple (200 gr.)


Remember that foods of vegetable origin, such as fruits and vegetables, must be very well represented in a balanced diet, as just over half of the total. of the energy of the diet, has to be provided by these foods.

Dinner: Vegetables, fish and fruit.


  • Spinach (100 gr.)
  • Boiled potato (60 gr.)
  • Cooked fish (80 gr.)
  • Pear (150 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


Fish is a food equivalent to meat that is very easily digested. Its value and the satiety it produces to those who consume it is related to its fat content.

Prepare the cooked fish with sliced potatoes, garlic, onion and parsley. Sauteed spinach with oil and garlic. For dessert a pear.


1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 2


Breakfast: Milk with cereals and juice.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)
  • Breakfast cereals (rich in fiber) (40 gr.)
  • Orange (juice) (200 ml.)


In fruit juices, although a component of great interest is eliminated: the fiber (contained in the skin and pulp), we still maintain their nutritional values, they are also very pleasant and easy to take.

Mid-morning: Fruit.


  • Tangerine (90 gr.)


Fruits for their composition in nutrients (carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, water and fiber) are especially recommended.

Lunch: Soup and fish. A yogurt.


  • Vegetable soup (200 gr.)
  • Turbot in the oven (70 gr.)
  • Potato (80 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Skimmed yogurt (125 ml.)


Vegetable soup is a dish that offers a good supply of carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and fiber. Prepare a vegetable soup and a baked turbot (with onion, parsley, butter, breadcrumbs and wine). You can add a potato to the stew. For dessert yogurt.

Snack: Fruit.


  • Apple (200 gr.)


Dinner: Chard with potatoes and tuna cannelloni. Fruit.


  • Chard (150 gr.)
  • Boiled potato (80 gr.)
  • Cannelloni with tuna (100 gr.)
  • Kiwi (80 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


Cannelloni are always liked by everyone. It is also an interesting dish due to its contribution to carbohydrates, proteins and calcium (when accompanied by bechamel and cheese).

Prepare tuna cannelloni. Once cooked the chard and potatoes season them with oil and lemon or vinegar. For dessert kiwis.

1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 3


Breakfast: Milk and toast with butter and jam.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Jam (with sugar) (20 gr.)
  • Butter (10 gr.)


Drink a glass of coffee with skimmed milk and a slice of bread with butter and jam.

Mid-morning: Fruit


  • Orange (200 gr.)


Eating at mid-morning is an energy supplement to be able to perform well until mealtime is healthy, but should not be excessive.

Take an orange at mid-morning.

Lunch: Green beans with boiled potatoes and sea bream. A yogurt.


  • Green bean (160 gr.)
  • Sea bream (100 gr.)
  • Boiled potato (80 gr.)
  • Skimmed yogurt (125 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


The green beans with potatoes are a vegetable dish with a good supply of carbohydrates, vitamins and fiber. Once cooked, line them with oil and lemon. Cook the fish on the back (grilled with garlic and chili peppers). For dessert a yogurt.

Snack: Fruit


  • Pear (150 gr.)


The snack, like the mid-morning snack, should be an energy intake, appropriate to the age and activity level and objectives of each person.

Dinner: Cream of zucchini and spaghetti with clams. Fruit.


  • Cream of zucchini (200 gr.)
  • Spaghetti with clams (80 gr.)
  • Melon (200 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


The pastas allow multiple preparations, as a base for a dish provide carbohydrates of slow absorption, calcium and vitamins of the B group.

1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 4


Breakfast: Infusion, juice, cheese, toast and jam.


  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Burgos cheese (30 gr.)
  • Marmalade (with sugar) (20 gr.)
  • Orange (juice) (200 ml.)


Tip: It is estimated that a varied diet can provide approximately 1 - 1.5 liters of water; the rest should come from other beverages.

Mid-morning: Fruit


  • Orange (200 gr.)


It is important to take into account the fiber found, both in the skin and in the pulp of fruits, as it facilitates intestinal transit and delay the absorption of sugars.

Lunch: Lentils and sole with steamed potato. A yogurt.


  • Stewed lentils (200 gr.)
  • Sole (100 gr.)
  • Boiled potato (80 gr.)
  • Skimmed yogurt (125 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


Stewed lentils are a rich dish of legumes, which will provide us with proteins of vegetable origin and a high content of iron and calcium. For the second course, have a grilled sole with a steamed potato. For dessert a yogurt.

Snack: Fruit.


  • Pear (150 gr.)


In the fruits, the distinctive characteristics of this group of foods are the contribution of water, vitamins, minerals and fiber.

Dinner: Vegetables and asparagus scrambled eggs.


  • Broccoli (100 gr.)
  • Fresh green asparagus (80 gr.)
  • Egg (50 gr.)
  • Bread (40 gr.)
  • Peach (150 gr.)


SEE ALSO: How to Perform a Complete Body Detoxification Step by Step in 7 Days

1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 5


Breakfast: Milk and toast with jam and cheese.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Burgos cheese (30 gr.)
  • Jam (with sugar) (20 gr.)


The absence of breakfast or an insufficient breakfast conditions a low yield.

Mid-morning: Fruit


  • Apple (200 gr.)


The ripening process converts the starch from the vegetables into simple sugars. This way the ripe fruits will always be more digestive.

Lunch: Garlic mushrooms and tuna Marmitako. Fruit.


  • Mushrooms with garlic (80 gr.)
  • Marmitako of bonito (150 gr.)
  • Banana (200 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


The Marmitako, although little known in some regions, is very interesting for its contribution in animal protein and some vegetable, iodine, vitamins and carbohydrates complex or slow absorption.

Snack: Skimmed milk.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)


The composition of milk, rich in protein of very good quality, calcium, vitamin A and complex B, makes it especially interesting in the growing season, and in special physiopathological situations (pregnancy and lactation).

Dinner: Vegetable stew and hake with potato. Fruit.


  • Vegetable stew (150 gr.)
  • Boiled potato (50 gr.)
  • Fresh hake (100 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Mandarin (90 gr.)


Hake is a food that always feels good, has a good content of protein and calcium.

1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 6


Breakfast: Coffee with milk and bread with butter and jam.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Butter (10 gr.)
  • Jam (with sugar) (20 gr.)


Mid-morning: Fruit.


  • Orange (200 gr.)


Remember that within the amount of fruit we should take throughout the day, is that at least one of them is a citrus fruit.

Lunch: Paella and mixed salad. Fruit.


  • Homemade Paella (150 gr.)
  • Mixed salad (160 gr.)
  • Banana (200 gr.)
  • Bread (40 gr.)


Paella is an example of nutritional balance. It presents products of animal and vegetal origin that allow to obtain proteins of high value, vitamins, mineral salts, carbohydrates, etc...

It is a basic dish in itself, accompanied only by a varied salad and a fruit, which will provide an excellent menu.

Snack: Yogurt.


  • Fruit yogurt (skimmed) (125 ml.)


Dairy products have the advantage of presenting calcium in absorption conditions far superior to other foods.

Dinner: Cauliflower cooked with potato and monkfish in green sauce. Fruit.


  • Cauliflower (100 gr.)
  • Boiled potato (80 gr.)
  • Monkfish (80 gr.)
  • Kiwi (80 gr.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)


The Mediterranean diet is suitable for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

1200 CALORIE DIET PLAN, MENU FOR DAY 7


Breakfast: Milk and toast with butter and jam.


  • Uht skimmed milk (160 ml.)
  • Bread (30 gr.)
  • Butter (10 gr.)
  • Jam (without sugar) (20 gr.)


The milk can be whole or skim because its calcium content is the same (but its calories are not).

Mid-morning: Fruit


  • Pear (150 gr.)


Lunch: Artichokes and squid with white rice. Fruit.


  • Artichoke (200 gr.)
  • Squid in ink with white rice (70 gr.)
  • Mandarin (90 gr.)
  • Bread (40 gr.)


The squid is a fish without bones. Squid has a high protein content, also provide calcium. Rice, like pasta, is a very good source of interesting carbohydrates.


SEE ALSO: Carbohydrates in a Diet, Good or Bad for You


Snack: Yogurt


  • Skimmed yogurt (125 ml.)


Dinner: Grilled vegetables and sardines with tomato. Fruit.


  • Stuffed aubergines (150 gr.)
  • Sardines (100 gr.)
  • Tomato (100 gr.)
  • Peach (150 gr.)
  • Bread (40 gr.)


The sardine is an oily fish with a good supply of calcium, phosphorus, vitamins and magnesium.