If Meat, Fruit & Veg works for you, you can take your 2 pounds of Fruit up to 4 pounds a day for maintenance. You can take you Meat up to 2 pounds a day for maintenance. Keep your Veg intake at about a pound and a half, twice a day. The nice thing about Meat, Fruit & Veg maintenance is that it really is a lot of food. You shouldn’t be hungry, and you shouldn’t have cravings, once you adapt to the diet. It takes 2-3 days for carbohydrate cravings to diminish on Meat, Fruit & Veg. Make sure you eat your (up to) 2 pounds of Fruit in one sitting, and experiment to see if you do better and feel better eating your Fruit as your first meal of the day, or before or after your last meal.