Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Chocolate Diet

Chocolate DietChocolate diet was introduced by Italian dietitians. The duration of chocolate diet is from 5 to 7 days; after that you should make a break for 4 days, but 6-days break is preferable. You are allowed to drink only in 3 hours after eating.

The menu of chocolate diet
Chocolate diet allows the mixing of these products, as well having snacks between the main meals. The products can be eaten in any form. For example, eat whole fruit for breakfast on Monday, make a fruit salad on Tuesday morning, and mark the start of Wednesday with applesauce. The remarkable feature of chocolate diet is that starvation becomes anti-productive. That means you need not starve yourself, it is even prohibited. Hence it appears the formal permission to have snacks between the main meals. Chocolate can help you to stay alert and energized. To say the true, you cannot exceed the specified standard which is 30 g per day. There is no strict time frame for the chocolate diet; you can reduce on it for about a week, on the average.

Approximate daily list of products for chocolate diet:
• Pasta (spaghetti, noodles, shells and other solid pasta);
• Sauces for pasta (with a low-fat, mostly without the meat, with an exceptions of small pieces of white meat);
• Salads (filled with fatless sauces, without crackers);
• Vegetables;
• Fresh fruit;
• Popcorn (cooked without oil and salt); Toppings (supplements) for popcorn may include fatless oil and vegetable supplements, powdered garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, chili peppers, hard parmesan.
• Chocolate (30 g per day);
• Water (2 liters a day).

Sample of menu for chocolate diet:
Breakfast: Fresh fruit, fruit salad, wheat flakes with skimmed milk and strawberries.
Snack between main meals: popcorn, fruit.
Lunch: salad, pasta salad, spaghetti.
Snack between main meals: popcorn, vegetable assortment, fruit cocktail (0.5 0f fresh banana, 0.5 cup of peaches or other fruits to choose from, 1 cup of skimmed milk).
Dinner: fettuccini with garlic and tomato sauce or any other whole grained pasta, salad, vegetables, cooked by steaming or boiled.
Snack between main meals: popcorn, chocolate.
During the day: water, sparkling water, mineral water.