Okay, so I'm pretty new to all this stuff. I want to drop my bf as fast as possible but safely and I want maintain as much muscle as I can, cause afterwards I'm going to try and gain. So this is my cutting diet:

Breakfast: 5 egg whites/1 whole egg
1 cup Milk
1/2 cup cooked oatmeal w/one tablespoon protein powder
1/2 grapefruit
Total Cal: 388/ Carbs: 30/Protein:40

Snack: Protein shake
1/2 grapefruit
Total Cal: 99/Carbs: 9/ Protein: 14

Lunch: 1/2 can of sockeye salmon
1 whole wheat pita
Mixed green salad with 1 tsp olive oil
Total Cal:350/Carbs 30/Protein 27

Snack:Protein Shake
23 almonds
Total: 220/Carbs 1/ Protein 18

Dinner: Chicken Breast, skinless
steamed low g.i. veggies
mixed green salad w/ roasted pumpkin seeds/
tablespoon flax oil
Total: 353/ Carbs 7/ 30

Snack: 1 scoop protein powder mixed in
1/2 cup yogurt w/
handfull of raspberries
Total Cal: 140/carbs 14/protein 18

Snack: 1 cup no fat cottage cheese
Total: 123/Carbs 2/Protein 25

Also throughout the day I'll be taking fish oil capsules which will account for another 120 calories

I workout right before dinner, & consume a postworkout drink right after. On days I don't lift, I do intervals. 6 days a week I do a.m. cardio.

I'm 6'4", 250, 22% bf

Total Calories for whole day= 1799/ 86 grms carbs/ 174 grms protein.

this is a long post but i wanted to be detailed. thanks in advance for any help you guys could toss my way