It turns out we have been wrong all along and that may have been costing us an extra 300 calories a day (check out: http://tomatostories.com/post/62/what-do-100-calories-look-like).

Have you've been trying to figure out how much you should eat according to your current weight? Wrong! What you should be doing is something completely different according to the British Medical Journal. A new series of photographs published by the Journal on MealKitt shows exactly what you must do to gain, lose or maintain your weight.

Here are a series of pictures to show you how much you should be eating! All the foods shown below are healthy and this doesn't apply for sweets, candy and desserts or anything unhealthy/junk food for that matter.

 

How much avocado toast with salmon should you be eating? It depends if you want to: lose weight (left), maintain weight (centre), or gain weight (right)

A new series of images, such as this one of a chicken and courgetti salad, reveals exactly how much you should eat to lose weight (top); maintain your weight (bottom left) and gain weight if you want to bulk up (bottom right)

A new series of images, such as this one of a chicken and courgetti salad, reveals exactly how much you should eat to lose weight (top); maintain your weight (bottom left) and gain weight if you want to bulk up (bottom right)

 

This snap reveals how much prawn and vegetables and rice you should eat if you want to lose weight (left), maintain weight (centre) and gain weight (right)

 
How much parsnip soup with bread you should eat depending on whether you want to lose weight (left), maintain weight (centre), or gain weight (right)

 

With this rice and ratatouille dish, the amount of vegetables decreases and the amount of rice increases between the lose weight portion (left), maintain weight portion (centre) and the gain weight portion (right)


Make sure to watch out your portions next time. You want to stay healthy, strong but obviously also enjoy delicious food!