Thursday, December 26, 2019

Winters Diet

To get rid of excess weight, when the outside temperature is below zero, it is much more difficult than in the warm season – in order to feel comfortable in a cold, we eat more calories. But do not despair, because nutritionists have developed special “winter” diets.

But to get rid of excess weight, when the outside temperature is below zero, it is much more difficult than in the warm season – in order to feel comfortable in a cold, we eat more calories .

Soup diet

Soup diet , one of the fastest fat burning systems, breaks records in popularity. Its uniqueness lies in the unlimited use of cabbage soup, the only diet dish.

For a cold Russian winter, a soup diet is a godsend, because its advantages over other diets are obvious: the absence of restrictions on the amount of food consumed, and hence the reduction in hunger, a combination of warm and liquid that will warm in any frost. In addition to getting rid of extra pounds, this is about 5-8 kg per week, a soup diet normalizes the digestive system.

Slimming Soup Recipe

You will need:
  • Cabbage – 1 head,
  • Onion – 6 pcs.,
  • Tomatoes – 2-3 pcs.,
  • Green pepper – 2 pcs.,
  • Celery greens – 1 bunch.

How to cook: Before cooking, vegetables must be washed, chopped, boiled, and after boiling, add pepper, ginger and bay leaf. For better assimilation of vegetables, it is recommended to season the soup with a drop of olive oil.

The first two days of the diet, the diet is only vegetable soup. On the third day, it is supplemented with green vegetables, with the exception of peas and legumes. The fourth day symbolizes the introduction to the menu of any vegetables and fruits, except for potatoes and bananas. The fifth day will add a glass of low-fat milk to the diet. The sixth allowed the use of boiled beef with a salad of fresh vegetables. The seventh day ends the diet with the introduction of boiled brown rice with vegetables and a glass of grapefruit juice.

During the soup diet, you need to drink more liquid – still mineral water, fruit drinks without sugar, vegetable juices.

The success of the diet also depends on the complete rejection of bread, muffins, alcoholic and carbonated drinks.

Contraindications soup diet : individual intolerance to products. In addition, this diet is not recommended for those who primarily consume protein foods.

Finnish diet

In cold Finland, climatic conditions force people to eat high-calorie foods more often. To prevent obesity from becoming a national problem, local nutritionists developed a diet that was given the uncomplicated name “Finnish”.

The diet is quite democratic, because along with the main dish – vegetable puree soup – it allows you to diversify the diet with low-fat dairy products, low-fat meat and fish, seafood, buckwheat, pearl barley and oatmeal. During the Finnish diet, at least 2 liters of fluid per day are required. Still mineral water and green tea are welcome .

Flour and confectionery, pasta, bread, rice, smoked meats and canned foods are strictly prohibited.

The duration of the Finnish diet is at least 2 weeks. If you wish, you can stick to it for longer, thanks to a fairly balanced amount of products necessary for the normal functioning of the body

Finnish Diet Vegetable Soup Recipe

  • You will need:
  • Onions – 500 g,
  • Carrots – 250 g,
  • Celery root – 300 g,
  • Parsley – 250 g,
  • White cabbage – 250 g,
  • Leek – 200 g,
  • Cauliflower – 200 g,
  • Garlic – 1 lobule,
  • Tomato juice – 1 cup,
  • Basil,
  • Black pepper.
How to cook: Rinse vegetables and herbs thoroughly , cut into small pieces, put in a pan, pour water and cook over moderate heat until cooked. After the vegetables are cooked, use a blender to beat them in a puree, adding a glass of tomato juice and spices to taste. The resulting aromatic vegetable mass must be boiled again for 8-10 minutes. Finnish slimming soup should be eaten 3-4 times a day.

And so that the diet during the diet does not cause questions, we offer you an approximate menu during the Finnish diet.

Breakfast: 250 g of vegetable puree soup, 150 g of oatmeal with lowfat milk, 1 cup of fruit juice.

Second breakfast: 250 g of vegetable puree soup, fresh fruits.

Lunch: 250 g of vegetable puree soup, 100 g of boiled chicken, vegetable salad prepared from freshly chopped carrots or green vegetables, 1 glass of fruit or berry juice.

Dinner: 200 g of vegetable puree soup, 100 g of roast low-fat beef or veal, 100 g of buckwheat porridge in water, fresh fruit salad seasoned with natural low-fat yogurt.

Half an hour before bedtime, you need to drink a glass of low-fat warm milk.

Contraindications of the Finnish diet : individual intolerance of the ingredients of the Finnish slimming soup.

Carrot diet

This bright vegetable is able to not only lose weight, but also significantly improve the condition of the body as a whole. Carrots are a storehouse of nutrients. It contains B vitamins (B1, B2, B12), vitamins A, D, E, K, ascorbic and pantothenic acids, essential oils, healthy carbohydrates (up to 9.5%) and a negligible amount of fat (0.2%) . Carrots are rich in fiber and iodine – faithful helpers in the fight against excess weight.

Regular consumption of carrots will help not only to find harmony, but also rejuvenate. A vegetable familiar to everyone since childhood prevents the aging of the body: thanks to the peculiarities of liver enzymes, carrots acquire the properties of a natural antioxidant and improve metabolic processes.

However, in order to feel the result of the carrot diet in full, it is necessary to take into account a number of its features:

the smaller the skin layer will be removed from carrots, the more vitamins will remain in it;

due to the large amount of coarse fiber, it is not recommended to eat whole carrots. It is much more effective to prepare salads or juice from it;

refrain from heat treatment of carrots, as in doing so it loses many useful properties;

to get a visible result, you need to consume at least 1 cup of carrot juice daily

Four days to lose weight

Within three days of the carrot diet, you only need to eat a salad of 2-3 carrots, 1 fruit of your choice (with the exception of high-calorie bananas), one teaspoon of honey and a drop of lemon juice.

The fourth day of the diet expands the diet. It is allowed to add 200 g of baked potatoes and one slice of rye bread to dinner.

The fifth day involves a return to the usual way of eating. However, nutritionists do not recommend eating fatty, fried and high-calorie foods, but are advised to give preference to carrot salads, stewed or steamed vegetables and low-fat boiled fish.

During the carrot diet, it is imperative to consume a large volume of green tea without sugar, which has the ability to remove toxins.

The reward for observing a four-day carrot diet will be the disappeared 2-3 kilograms. A bonus is the improvement in well-being, as along with weight loss, the body will replenish with a strategic supply of vitamins. Contraindications to the carrot diet : exacerbation of peptic ulcer and enteritis.

Pumpkin diet

The second orange diet, based on the use of pumpkins, will help to get rid of 6-8 kg of excess weight in 12 days.

In addition to this excellent result, you can significantly improve your health, because pumpkin is a record holder for vitamins. Nature generously awarded a bright vegetable with vitamin A – it is five times more in a pumpkin than in a carrot. Pumpkin is rich in vitamins E, C, PP, group B, iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc and copper.

Efficiency pumpkin diet will peak, if we exclude from the diet of sugar, minimize salt intake, drink plenty of non-carbonated mineral water and green tea, as well as not to eat after 18.00 . The calorie content of the daily diet should be no more than 1000 – 1200 kcal.

Pumpkin Diet Menu

  • 1st day
Breakfast: 200 g of pumpkin salad and 200 g of pumpkin porridge on the water.
Lunch: 250-300 g of pumpkin soup in vegetable broth.
Dinner: 250 g of pumpkin stewed in water.

  • 2nd day
Breakfast: 200 g of pumpkin salad and 200 g of pumpkin porridge on the water.
Lunch: 250-300 g of pumpkin soup, 2 pumpkin chops.
Dinner: fresh or baked apples.

  • 3rd day
Breakfast: 200 g of pumpkin salad and 200 g of pumpkin porridge on the water.
Lunch: 250-300 g of pumpkin soup with vegetables.
Dinner: 250 g pumpkin salad with 1 grapefruit.

  • 4th day
Breakfast: 200 g of pumpkin salad and 200 g of pumpkin porridge on the water.
Lunch: 250-300 g of pumpkin soup with vegetables, one baked pepper.
Dinner: 300 g pumpkin stew.

If you are hungry during meals between meals, snacks with any fresh fruit are allowed, with the exception of bananas.

Contraindications to the pumpkin diet : diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas.

Grapefruit diet

This bright citrus is able to help get rid of excess weight, increase the tone of the body, give vitality, charge a good mood and optimism. The uniqueness of grapefruit as an assistant in losing weight lies in the citrus flavonoid naringin, which makes the liver actively burn fat.

In the winter season, there is no shortage of grapefruits, so the diet is available for both the Russian subtropics and harsh Siberian conditions.

Grapefruit is a natural antioxidant, contains a large amount of vitamins C, B, D, P, A, normalizes the digestive system, and improves liver activity.

The success of the grapefruit diet is in changing the food culture: reducing food consumed per day to 800 kcal, a complete rejection of sugar, salt, hot sauces and spices (with the exception of red pepper).

Grapefruit Diet Menu

  • 1st day
Breakfast: half grapefruit or freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, 50 g low-fat ham, green tea. Lunch: half grapefruit, vegetable salad seasoned with lemon juice (vegetables that do not contain a lot of starch and herbs), green tea.
Dinner: half a grapefruit, 150 g of boiled lean meat, 200 g of green salad with lemon juice, green tea.

  • 2nd day
Breakfast: half grapefruit or grapefruit juice, 2 boiled eggs, green tea.
Lunch: half grapefruit, 50 g low-fat cheese.
Dinner: half a grapefruit, 200 g of fish stew on water, 200 g of green vegetable salad with lemon and olive dressing, a slice of black bread.

  • 3rd day
Breakfast: half grapefruit, 2 tbsp. tablespoons of oatmeal in water, 2-3 nuts (with the exception of peanuts) with the addition of 4 tbsp. tablespoons of low fat yogurt.
Lunch: half a grapefruit, a cup of vegetable soup or a clear broth with two crackers.
Dinner: half grapefruit, 200 g of boiled chicken, 2 baked tomatoes, green tea.

  • 4th day
Breakfast: half grapefruit, boiled egg, a glass of tomato juice, tea with lemon.
Lunch: half a grapefruit, 200 g salad of carrots and green vegetables (cucumber, lettuce, broccoli, pepper, celery) with lemon and olive dressing, a slice of brown bread.
Dinner: half grapefruit, 300 g of stewed vegetables (excluding potatoes and corn), green tea.

  • 5th day
Breakfast: 250 g of fruit salad (grapefruit, orange, apple), green tea. Lunch: half grapefruit, baked large potato, 200 g coleslaw. Dinner: half grapefruit, 200 g of beef steak, baked tomato or tomato juice.

The menu of the sixth and seventh days of the diet can duplicate any of the most liked days.

In order not to become a victim of an obsessive feeling of hunger , between the main meals is allowed to eat an apple or drink a glass of low-fat kefir. Once a day, you can treat yourself to a teaspoon of honey with green tea.

Contraindications to the grapefruit diet : gastritis, stomach ulcer. Women in postmenopausal age need a consultation with a mammologist, since regular use of grapefruit during this period provokes the development of breast cancer.

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