Any tips other than smoothies as I'm not a big fan of the consistency

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So I’ve been following a wfpb diet for about 2 weeks now (was a junk / convenience food vegan before that) and I want to eat healthier, make better food choices but I would also like to lose weight…about another 30lb worth…I have the daily dozen app and I’m eating a tonne, I’m so full, I’ve lost 8lb already but I can never seem to hit everything in the dd. I don’t want to eat more as I am full and don’t want to hurt my weight loss but feel like I must be missing something obvious for how to get everything into my daily eating… any tips other than smoothies as I’m not a big fan of the consistency and I don’t feel they satisfy me?

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Measure. I found that helped as I was eating more than I thought.

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It’s only about 1,200 calories and is the minimum. Are you also getting the 40 minutes of vigorous or 90 minutes of moderate exercise? That can also help your appetite.

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Daily dozen by itself is only about 1200 calories work your way up slowly so you can handle more fibre/food. Make sure you have DD food prepared for when you crash.

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It might be the fibre that’s filling me up and I’ll get used to it as I continue.

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You are in the same place so many of us were when we were beginners. It takes a while to get used to a different kind of fullness that doesn’t wear you down. Doesn’t make you sleepy, and doesn’t create more hunger in a few hours. It does require a lot of chewing, which take some getting used to as it makes you feel like you’re eating tons, which you will soon work up to! I always include a half a cup of cooked white beans along with my daily oatmeal. I don’t like smoothies either. I always make sure to eat a piece of fruit between meals otherwise I discover I haven’t gotten even the minimum servings! And then I’ll have a piece of fruit before bedtime. For extra greens, they hide very well if you’re cooking a soup or stew and of course they add wonderful nutrients. Keep it up – you’ve made a wonderful beginning!

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