If you love tomatoes and you have a strong desire to lose weight, then the tomato diet is just what you need. Tomatoes are unique vegetables that contain in their composition a huge amount of useful vitamins and minerals, including fiber, which is so necessary for a person who "sits" on a diet. After all, it contributes not only to the rapid "filling" of the stomach, but also has a beneficial effect on the work of the gastrointestinal tract: it removes toxins and toxins, prevents constipation and diarrhea. Namely, these problems are faced by people completely changing their habitual diet.
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There are several varieties of tomato diet for weight loss. Each of them is more or less effective, some of them allow the use of the usual food for many, and some on the contrary cut the diet to a minimum. But all of them are united by one – you need to eat tomatoes every day. And in what quantities and in what form, we now talk.
Tomato Diet for Weight Loss
This diet is the strictest of all its "sisters". But the results it gives amazing – in just three days can be reset to 4 kg in weight. Despite the fact that this diet is short-term (3 days), during this time the body is completely cleared of harmful toxic substances, which means it will improve your health and charge you with energy.
Diet on tomatoes implies the use during one 3-x days of one tomato, while their number should not be less than or more than 1,5 kg. This amount must be eaten for 4 – 5 receptions. In this case, you can at any time, that is, if you are used to eating late at night, you can easily eat a few tomatoes and satisfy your hunger.
- use only fresh tomatoes, it is desirable that they are grown in your area, ideally you or your loved ones in the garden;
- using tomatoes they can not be poured or seasoned with any spices and spices, they must be eaten only in pure form;
- also need to drink daily from 1 to 1,5 l filtered water or mineral water without gases.
Also, a tomato diet exists in one more variant. It is calculated for 7 days. The result, which it gives – minus 4 – 5 kg. In addition to tomato, you can also use other dietary products. The main rule is to eat at 2 a tomato during each meal. The last meal should take place before 18: 00, but if you really want to eat after six in the evening, you can eat one tomato, but no more.
In general, it is recommended to drink a warm glass of water with a strong sense of hunger, in which it is necessary to dilute 1 a teaspoon of bee honey, but this is only if you do not have allergies to this product.
So, in addition to tomatoes, you can eat the following foods:
- boiled eggs, while there is only protein, yolk is forbidden, there is a need for breakfast, but not more than 2 pcs .;
- cheese with low fat content, no more than two pieces for 1 reception, ideally it will be if you eat them for a second breakfast or eat for the first breakfast, but the second one will have to be excluded;
- boiled chicken breasts without skin, but no more than 200 g for one meal, they can be eaten for lunch;
- fat-free cottage cheese, no more than 100 g for one meal, you can eat for dinner.
If you do not like cottage cheese in its pure form, you can make a salad with its addition and replace it with dinner or add as a garnish for lunch to meat. For such a salad, it will take 2 large tomatoes, a little fat-free cottage cheese (50 – 70 g) and greens. The tomato should be cut into small slices, chop the greens and mix everything in one bowl. As a dressing, you can use either lemon juice or olive oil, but not more than 1 tablespoon.
If you follow this diet, you can consume salt. However, if you exclude it, the result will be much better. After all, salt detains fluid in the body, resulting in slowing down the process of losing weight in general.
Diet on tomato juice for weight loss
The diet on tomato juice is another variant of the tomato diet. It also exists in several forms. The first type is short-term, the second – long-term. Let's consider each of them.
Let's start with the first option. This diet on tomato juice is designed for 3 days. Allows you to reset from 2 to 3 kg. The main thing to adhere to the main menu, which also has several options, and to drink during each meal 1 a glass of tomato juice.
1-th option: a couple of pieces of rye bread, you can eat in pure form, and you can lubricate a thin layer of butter.
2-th version: fat-free cottage cheese, no more than 150
3-th version: fruit salad, no more than 200 g (it is impossible to make bananas and grapes for its preparation).
1 option: boiled rice (100 g), raw or baked vegetables and fruits for 1 pcs.
2 version: boiled fish, no more than 150 g, vegetable salad dressed with olive oil, it is also necessary to include tomatoes.
Dinner has only one option: boiled chicken breast, no more than 200.
A long-term diet on tomato juice can last until you reach the desired results. You can eat almost everything, naturally in moderation, but at the same time without fail it is necessary to drink one glass of tomato juice for 15 minutes before eating. In addition, it is desirable to avoid eating the following foods:
- sweets, including various caramels and confectionery;
- flour products, especially wheat bread and buns;
- smoked products;
- fried food and fast food;
- sharp and salty foods;
- carbonated drinks;
These products are not banned as such, they just need to be reduced to a minimum. In this case it is desirable to give preference to food cooked for steaming, lean meat, poultry, fish and seafood.
It is also natural that one should adhere to the regime, that is, food intake must occur at the same time, the last meal not later than 18: 00. And, of course, physical exercises, without them anywhere.
As for tomato juice, do not buy it in stores, because they add a variety of additives that increase their shelf life. To prepare tomato juices is best independently and immediately before consumption.
On how to prepare tomato juice for a diet, you can learn from the following video:
Diet tomato juice and rice
Diet tomato juice and rice also gives excellent results, but not everyone can withstand it, as you can use, as it became clear from its name, only rice and tomato juice. Duration of the diet can be different: 7, 9, 14 and 20 days. The longer the diet, the more foods are allowed to eat, however, the weight will go slower.
During the diet, you must give your preference to brown rice. It contains less starch and it is more useful for our body than regular white rice. In doing so, it must be prepared in advance. In the evening, you need to take a gram of 300 drilling mud and pour it with plain water. Overnight it will swell, while retaining all its useful properties. Next, the cooked rice should be divided into 4 – 5 meals, and tomato juice is recommended to drink every two hours.
If you choose a tomato juice + rice diet lasting 14 or 20 days, then in your diet, in addition to juice and rice should also include fish, poultry, fresh vegetables and fruits (except bananas and grapes) and greens. Sometimes you can afford to eat low-fat cottage cheese, but no more than 150
Such a diet establishes the work of the gastrointestinal tract and normalizes the pressure. It is also shown to people who have cardiovascular diseases, since tomatoes generally have a beneficial effect on the work of the heart and improve blood circulation in the body.
Diet in tomatoes in any version is contraindicated in pregnant women, and women who breastfeed a child.