The Special K Weight Loss Program Option

The Special K Weight Loss Program is designed to help you lose weight sensibly designing your own plan.  Packed with vitamins and nourishment, this weight loss program is designed to help you lose weight in your own way, eating foods that are familiar to you and foods that you love.  You get to design you own meal plan right online so that you can begin your weight loss journey right away.

You get to design the best weight loss program for your personal goal by choosing the best answers that fit you from several categories.

Category 1:  Choose the kind of meal that fits in your lifestyle


  • On the go: easy recipes
  • Foodie: adventurous recipes
  • Vegetarian: well, you can guess


Category 2:  Basic calorie needs each day


  • Male
  • Female
  • Date of Birth


Category 3:  Activity Level


  • Low: almost no exercise, sendentary or office worker
  • Medium: at least 20 minutes of vigorous activity at least 3 times weekly
  • High: 7 days of vigorous activity


Category 4: What Are Your Weight Loss Goals?


  • Current weight
  • Height
  • Ideal Weight

If the amount you enter for your goal weight loss is more than 10 percent of your current weight, you will be asked to lose a certain amount of weight first before attempting the Special K Weight Loss Program.  If your goal choice is ideal, you will be given a date when they think you can lose the weight by using their special meal plan menus.

After you hit "Show My Plan" you will be shown your menu.  Here is a sample menu based on demographics imputted into the meal planning system.

Fictional Dieter: A 43 year old female who is 5'4" and weighs 150 wanting to lose 10 lbs.

  • Breakfast Special K™ Fruit Crisps Breakfast
  • Morning Snack Special K™ Chocolate Delight Protein Snack Bar
  • Lunch Veggie-Bacon Avocado Sandwich Lunch
  • Afternoon Snack Peanut butter and crackers snack
  • Dinner Ground Beef with Mushroom Sauce Dinner with Pasta and Vegetables

According to the program, this female should lose the 1o lbs in just 35 days using this menu. One thing I did notice is that the menu doesn't account for beverages but I'm sure once you fill out the meal plan in depth, those things will be accounted for.

This meal plan is really just another form of calorie restriction using  the typical height/age/weight measurements to figure out how much you need to lose. Anyone can lose the weight if they restrict calories correctly and safely, do some physical activity like walking and eat the right type of foods (fruit, vegetables, lean meat, plenty of protein, milk, and yogurt).  This meal planning software is good for people who don't want to have to calculate their weight loss goals on their own or who may have trouble putting together a menu that they like. Bree Boyce, Ms. South Carolina lost 110 lbs limiting her calorie intake to 1600 calories and walking.

It is better to eat the same things for lunch and dinner, according to Dr. Oz.  This meal repetition, helps you lose weight faster and acts as a diet pill to keep the weight coming off.  So once you have your menu set, try to eat the same thing every meal, especially breakfast and dinner.

Always check with your doctor before starting any weight loss program, taking natural weight loss or diet pills or doing strenuous exercise. 

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