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Hi, have been taking the pills for 4 days now and so far so good apart from constipation! Please can you let me know if this is right and also if anyone has any meal ideas for dinner time as am struggling to come up with many options! Thankyou this is a great forum and would appreciate any help.

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    Try drinking at least 2 litres of water a day, this should help with the constipation. Prunes are good too as they have no fat. As for meal ideas try using a low fat version of what you would normally use. I'm afraid I eat a lot of ready meals (WeightWatchers) but you will have to check the nutrition info as they can be low in calories but high in fat.
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    I usually get low fat options like low fat sausages, bacon. If I'm doing mash I dish mine up after mashing a bit but before putting in the butter and milk for the other family members. I buy low fat beans. Dutch toast with low fat cheese spread. or Tuna.

    Main meals I have a low fat book if cooking from scratch but lots of the ready sauces in the bottles are pretty low fat already or you can get WW ones if you can find them. For dessert I either have a Activa yoghurt which is no fat or if I have some grams left I have WW's desserts. The double choc brownie one is lovely and the caramel crunch isn't to bad either.

    Basically try and get as many low fat options of you existing food and also make your meal portions smaller.

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    Thank you for your help, i am going to try make a low fat spag bol for dinner tonight, just hope it will be ok on the tablets...lol
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    Asda do some lovely low fat ready meals in the frozen section 5 for £4 I think.

    I also like Vesta Beef risotto cooked with a packet of mild Mexican batchelors rice. This is enough for two or three meals delicious hot or cold.

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    Look carefully at the boxes of Beef Risotto I've discovered that I have 2 different size boxes in my cupboard both say 'serves one' but one contains 173g and has 21.6g of fat while the other weighs 124g and contains 8.3g of fat
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    I'm just making a sort-of roast dinner... asda's extra special hassleback potatoes are quite low alternative to roasties, they crisp up nicely if u put them on a proper baking tray rather than in their foil tray. think they're about 2.8g for half a pack (4 good sized new potatoes)

    and a chicken fillet each cooked in some bisto best so it doesnt dry out (bisto best has much less fat than the cheaper gravy mixes)

    and plenty of fresh veg smile

    Tesco light choice meals are mega low in fat, don't know how they do it.

    And when i need sweet stuff i discovered boudoir fingers (that you make trifle with if you're NOT on a diet!) are mega low, 0.2g each ... you can have 5 of them at 1g of fat which is great cos they're nice and sweet and crunchy, much better than nasty low fat biscuits that are out there and arent even that low!

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