How to lose weight on oatmeal?
Oats – a useful cereal, a storehouse of vitamins and trace elements. Oats contain fluorine, magnesium, zinc, iron, nickel, potassium, iodine, silicon, vitamins of group C, K, PP, B, E, H. Oat dishes are rich in cellulose and amino acids, contribute to the improvement of the gastrointestinal tract . Oatmeal diet is an effective method of losing weight, allowing you to get rid of 5-10 extra pounds per week, cleanse the body of toxins and toxins, and also improve the complexion, skin, hair, and nails.
The essence of losing weight on oatmeal
Diet on oatmeal flakes for weight loss is especially useful to people suffering from high cholesterol and blood sugar. It is used during the day steamed or boiled Herculean flakes. To eat should be at least 4-5 once a day, the volume of one serving should not exceed 250 grams. It is important to observe the drinking regime, so as not to harm the work of the gastrointestinal tract and not to provoke constipation.
Daily it is necessary to drink 1,5-2,5 liters of still water. You can use green tea without sugar. For a week you can lose weight from 5 to 10 kilograms. This mono-diet is not recommended for more than 7 days. The repeated course of weight loss on the oatmeal is permissible after 6 months.
Losing weight on oatmeal belongs to the category of carbohydrate diets, and therefore protein products with it are not compatible. A lighter version of the diet on oatmeal is to use, in addition to flakes, berries and fruits (except mangoes, grapes, melons), vegetables (except potatoes, carrots, beets). Dry fruits are allowed, but only in the morning. A lightweight version of mono-diet will allow you to lose weight in a week for 5-7 kilograms.
What oatmeal flakes to choose?
For a diet on oatmeal, you should not choose instant porridges, thoughts and oatmeal bread.
To date, the most common and available 2 type flakes: "Hercules" and "Extra", between which there are some differences. "Hercules" – oat flakes, made according to the state standard from oats of the highest grade. "Extra" – made from first grade cereals, which is crushed to improve the product characteristics. Proceeding from this, for a diet on oatmeal it is necessary to choose flakes "Hercules".
Before choosing a flake, it is worth paying attention to the date of manufacture. Oats contain oils that evaporate. Oat flakes, made recently, are more useful, since they contain all valuable vitamins and trace elements.
How to cook oatmeal properly?
Oatmeal for weight loss should be properly prepared. At a diet 2 variants of preparation of porridge are supposed. In both versions, 2 of the main component is taken: oat flakes and water (the proportion of 1 to 1,25).
1 option – steamed porridge
- Measure out a sufficient amount of oatmeal, which is enough for the next day of mono-diet.
- If necessary, flakes should be rinsed and rinsed.
- Pour the flakes into a saucepan, pour boiling water, cover the pan with a lid and wrap it in a warm blanket.
- Let it brew all night.
- Rinse the flakes with running water, peel, send to a pan.
- Fill them completely with water at room temperature, cover, leave to stand for night or for a day.
- After the flakes have been brewed, drain the liquid, pour in fresh water and put the pan on the fire until it boils.
- Reduce the gas and cook for 6-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Turn off the gas, you need to give a porridge a couple of minutes to brew and can be served.
Menu for losing weight on 3 days
The diet for oatmeal on 3 days is a strict mono-diet, and therefore it is difficult to sustain it, but the result will justify all the means, minus 2-4 kg. There is a rigid diet in use in the following 3 days exclusively oatmeal.
The indicated norm of finished porridge per day is 1-1,250 kg. The entire volume shown should be divided into 5 portions. Breaks between meals should be no more than 3 hours. The last meal should be no later than 3 hours before bedtime. You can not sweeten the porridge, you can add a couple of grains of salt and butter it with olive oil (no more than 1 a teaspoon per serving).
Every day you should drink 1,5-2 a liter of purified water, but without gas. In between the main meals, you can drink a cup of leafy green tea, but without any additives (sugar, syrup, balm, cream). Drinking tea is recommended for 30 minutes before and after meals.
Menu for the week
Diet on oatmeal – menu for a week (breakfast, snack, lunch, afternoon snack, dinner):
- Hercules with dried fruits;
- Green apple;
- Frozen porridge. Cabbage salad;
- Porridge with dried fruits;
- Filled flakes. Salad from arugula;
- Berry fruit drink;
- Hercules with dried fruits;
- Porridge. Cabbage salad;
- Oatmeal cookies with banana;
- Porridge with dried fruits;
- 2 tangerine;
- Filled flakes. Smoothies of celery;
- A tomato;
What can you eat besides oatmeal?
Recipes for dishes when losing weight on oatmeal:
Oatmeal cookies with banana
- 1,5 glass of Herculean flakes;
- 2 overreached banana.
- Peel bananas from the peel, mash with a fork or with a blender to a consistency of puree.
- Mix banana puree with flakes, mix thoroughly until smooth.
- Cover the pan with baking paper. Form small balls from the dough and lay them on a baking tray.
- Bake in preheated to 180 degrees oven for 20-25 minutes.
Cookies with oat flakes and a banana without flour for those who are on a diet.
Charlotte of Hercules
- Bran 0,5 glass;
- Apples 3 pieces;
- Almond flour 0,5 cup;
- Eggs 3 pieces;
- Honey 1 st. a spoon.
- Beat eggs in the mixer.
- We add in the eggs bran, honey and almond flour, mix until a homogeneous mass is obtained.
- Apples are peeled, we remove the core, cut into slices.
- We put the apples in the multivark, fill them with a dough, bake 1 an hour.
Pamper yourself with a delicious dessert – Charlotte from the oatmeal when losing weight with a diet on oatmeal.
- Thoroughly wash cabbage and greens.
- Cut cabbage and chop the greens.
- Mix the ingredients, mix, season with salad lemon juice.
A salad of cabbage will fill the deficiency of vitamins in the body while observing a diet on oatmeal.
Smoothies of celery
- Rinse thoroughly the celery root under running water and grind.
- Transfer the crushed celery into a blender, add 200 ml of water, grind, pour smoothies into a glass.
- Before serving, you can cool or add ice cubes to the glass.
Berry fruit drink
- Rinse the berries, knead them with a fork.
- Press through gauze berry juice.
- Pulp into a saucepan, pour water, cook over low heat for 15 minutes.
- Strain the mors, let it cool. You can serve with ice cubes.
Berry Morse is a useful and tonic drink, which is recommended to include in the diet menu on oatmeal.
Quitting the diet
In order to maintain the achieved result of weight loss, as well as to prevent disruption of the gastrointestinal tract, it is necessary to correctly exit the diet on oatmeal. In the case of a sudden transition to normal diet after following a diet on oatmeal, there may be problems with the stool, as well as acute pain in the lower abdomen. The way out of the diet on oatmeal should be gradual. It should continue to include in its diet of porridge, but only for breakfast.
In the first few days, when you leave the diet on oatmeal vegetables are allowed to eat, which can be stewed, baked or boiled. You should continue to include berries, fruits and dried fruits in your menu, both raw and in the form of fruit drinks, freshly squeezed juices, smoothies. You can include in your diet low-fat dairy and sour-milk products.
At the end of the first week, when you leave the diet on oatmeal eggs are allowed, low-fat bird (chicken or turkey), fish, lean meat. It is better to exclude the frying of dishes, and prepare the protein products for a couple, bake, extinguish, boil. To maintain the achieved result of weight loss with a diet on oatmeal, you should increase your physical activity, exercise regularly, exercise, or just walk more.
How much can you lose weight for 3 days, a week?
Numerous reviews of those who have lost weight, using a diet on oatmeal, prove its effectiveness. So, in just 3 days you can lose weight on 2-4 kilograms. Observing a diet for oatmeal in a lightweight version of the week, you can get rid of 5-7 extra pounds without grueling hunger strikes. With a strict diet for oatmeal, you can lose weight on 10-12 kg for 7 days. The result of losing weight depends on the initial weight and the level of physical activity of a particular person. The initial weight is larger, the more kilograms can be thrown off. With a small initial weight, physical load plays an important role. With regular exercise, weight loss will be more rapid.
Diet on oatmeal belongs to the category of mono-diet, and therefore is not distinguished by a balanced diet, in connection with which it is not suitable for losing weight to everyone.
Diet on oatmeal – contraindications:
- Individual intolerance to cereals;
- Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (gastritis, ulcer);
- Diseases of the cardiovascular system;
- Renal failure;
- Infectious diseases;
- Any diseases during an exacerbation;
- Pregnancy and lactation;
- Children, adolescence and advanced age.
Before you start to follow a diet on oatmeal, you should consult a doctor.