(Daily Logs for Ketogenic and Low-Carb Mediterranean Diets are closer to the bottom of the page.)
Successful weight loss nearly always requires a cut-back in energy (caloric) intake. In other words, you need to eat less than usual. Your chances of success at weight loss are greatly enhanced by use of a Daily Log to record your food consumption and exercise.
One of the beautiful things about the Advanced Mediterranean Diet is that it is highly customizable. For example, you have four options for caloric intake, based on your age, sex, and activity level. Page 148 of the book tells you which calorie intake level is best for you at the outset. Or you can check in the middle of the DIY Mediterranean Diet document, in the "What's Next" section.
The four Daily Logs below are in PDF format. Print them out as needed on your standard (8.5 x 11-inch) printer paper. Each page has three days of Daily Logs.
"These Daily Logs make it easy to record my food and exercise!"
Diabetic, Ketogenic, and Low-Carb Mediterranean Diet Tools
1. Ketogenic Mediterranean Diet
I've adapted the Mediterranean diet for people with type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and metabolic syndrome. Part 1 of the program is the very-low-carbohydrate Ketogenic Mediterranean Diet, which is also useful for loss of excess weight in non-diabetics. The Diabetic Mediterranean Diet Blog has important introductory comments. -Steve Parker, M.D.
All matters regarding your health require supervision by a personal physician or other appropriate health professional familiar with your current health status. Always consult your personal physician before making any dietary or exercise changes.