Mounjaro, Ozempic and Wegovy: Best Food Choices for Fast & Safe Weight Loss

by Richard Lipman MD

Best Diet for Mounjaro, Ozempic and Wegovy weight loss involves minimizing carbs, especially rice, pasta, potatoes, beans and some breads as well as desserts and snacks with high sugar levels. Look for foods with less than 10 grams of sugar and net carbs and more than 10 grams of protein per portion. Fat intake should be kept as low as possible.  As in my low carb diet the calories needed for weight loss should average about 1100 for women and 1450 for men. Total net carbs for the day should be less than 50 grams per day and protein intake as high as possible. The diet macros are given in table form on the front of the breakfast menu below.The food menus below present the choices for both men and women. My experience treating more than 250 patients with semaglutides like Mounjaro and others is that maximal weight loss involves the least number of carbs and the highest protein. However, its still the calories that count the most!!!   The diet macros are given in table form on the front of the breakfast menu below.  The keto diet, the HCG diet and intermittent fasting are not appropriate for these medications. 

Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner Food Menus on the Mounjaro, Ozempic and Wegovy Diet Plans

Food Plan for use with Mounjaro, Ozempic and Wegovy.  Note I have removed extra liquids like soups and high protein shakes. The secret to the meal plans is to limit fluids that are not needed. This includes excess water during meal times. Women have 2 choice below and men 3 choices with frozen meals  counting as 2 choices.

Breakfast on Mounjaro, Ozempic, Wegovy Low Carb Diet

 

Lunch on this plan eliminates the major carbs such as pasta, rice, potatoes, beans and quiona. It consists of low calorie wraps, occasional sandwich as indicated below.

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My suggestions for dinner consist of protein, vegetables and occasaional carb, but less than 1 cup. Vegetable rice,
pasta and potatoes are suggested. Calories are limitedto 500 per day for women, 650 for men.

Mounjaro,ozempic, wegovy best food choices for dinner meal