In the fight against obesity, all means are good. To get into shape in the shortest possible time, a liquid diet is recommended, with which you can get rid of 5-7 extra pounds per week, and for 14 days say goodbye to 10-15 kg.
The liquid diet was borrowed from medicine. It is known that with exacerbations of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, before operations and in the post-rehabilitation period, a liquid diet is prescribed, based on ingestion in the grinded form, which helps to reduce the volume of the stomach. The liquid diet gained popularity among those losing weight at the beginning of the 21 century and, thanks to the peculiarities of nutrition, was popularly called "housewife's diet".
Liquid diet – an effective method of losing weight, allowing for a week to get rid of 5-7 extra pounds. It helps to cleanse the body of toxins and toxins, has a gentle effect on the gastrointestinal tract, maintains water balance and prevents dehydration.
Undoubted advantages of the diet include simplicity and accessibility of food, a variety of menus, the need for long cooking and the need to calculate the daily calorie intake, the ratio of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Among the shortcomings can be identified: the need for hourly nutrition, increased diuretic effect, caused by an abundance of fluid in the diet.
The diet on liquid nutrition consists of three stages:
In the first phase, which lasts 3 days, there is a preparation and adaptation of the body to a new type of food. During this period you can eat porridges cooked on water or milk, soups from vegetables or low-fat birds, fish, low-fat milk and sour-milk drinks, heat-treated vegetables and fruits.
Sample menu on the 1 day of the preparatory phase (breakfast, snack, lunch, afternoon snack, dinner):
In the intervals between meals you can drink non-carbonated water, a weak tea without sugar and additives, a decoction of berries, a glass of yogurt with lemon juice.
On the second – the main stage of the liquid diet is intense weight loss. The second stage lasts from one week to two.
The rules of the second phase of the liquid diet for weight loss:
The third stage of the liquid diet – the correct way out, allowing smooth transition to the usual food without damage to health. The menu of the final stage allows the same products as in the preparatory.
Sample menu on the 1 day of the final stage (breakfast, snack, lunch, afternoon snack, dinner):
Weight loss on a liquid diet is contraindicated for people suffering from diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, excretory and cardiovascular system, metabolic disorders, as well as during pregnancy and lactation, in childhood and adolescence.
According to the rules of a liquid diet, meals are allowed only in the form of a drink. You can prepare smoothies and juices from vegetables and fruits, teas from herbs and berries, broths from vegetables and low-fat birds.
Liquid diet – menu for a week (from 8: 00 to 22: 00 – according to the rules of a liquid diet, food intake should be every hour):
According to the rules of a liquid diet, the volume of one serving should be equal to one glass.
We offer some simple recipes of dishes, which can be included in the menu of liquid diet for weight loss.
Nutritious chicken broth is shown with a liquid diet.
Liquid oatmeal is useful for the body, promotes rapid saturation, as well as cleansing the intestines, so be sure to include it in the menu of your diet.
Smoothies with celery
Smoothies with celery will fill the deficiency of vitamins and minerals in the body while dieting.
It is recommended that you include a healthy rice decoction during your diet.
Fruit and berry smoothies
Treat yourself to delicious fruit and berry smoothies while dieting.
Liquid diet allowed to observe no more than two weeks. For a week using this technique, you can lose weight on 5-7 kg, and for 14 days to reset 10-15 kilograms of excess weight. Contraindicated longer compliance with the liquid diet due to possible malfunctions in the intestine. Getting used to eating in a liquid form, the intestine can stop performing its functions without forced stimulation, which is fraught with a stomach disorder or, conversely, constipation, stool delay when switching to a familiar diet.
Exit from the liquid diet after the final stage involves a gradual expansion of its diet. It is worth including in your menu fresh vegetables and fruits, lean meat, low-fat poultry and fish, dairy and sour-milk products. In order to lose weight did not come back, it is necessary to exclude from its habitual diet fatty, fried dishes, fresh pastries, sweets, fast food. During the 1-2 weeks, when leaving the liquid diet, it is recommended to continue eating soups, smoothies, cereals, juices, vegetables in the form of puree, daily, but gradually adding dishes in a solid form (salads of fresh vegetables, meat).
After completing the course of weight loss on liquid nutrition, the stomach will significantly decrease in size, and therefore it will be possible to eat much smaller portions, which will save the achieved results.
Praise for those who lose weight on a liquid diet, as well as numerous photos of people, before and after the achieved results prove the effectiveness of this method of losing weight: