Tuesday, September 15, 2009

The Nut Diet for Weight Loss

The Nut Diet for Weight LossThe nut diet was offered by the Italian specialist in the end of last century. The main idea of the nut diet is almost complete replacement of animal protein to one that is contained in the nuts (walnuts, cashew nuts, hazelnuts and almonds).

Unlike most extreme diets, the nut diet is well-balanced and has only one restriction. Every meal portion should not exceed 250 g. The nut diet lasts for 10 days, during this time you lose about 3 kg. Sugar and sweets are forbidden for all period of keeping the diet.

Menu (three variants for your choice)

Breakfast:
• salad from tomatoes and chopped almonds with olive oil; pita; black coffee;

• cottage cheese casserole with sauce from orange juice, sprinkled with almond petals; tea;

• a piece of pizza stuffed with tomatoes, green pepper and goat cheese, sprinkled with crushed cashews.

Dinner:
• soup from potato and fennel, leaves of iceberg lettuce with olive oil and any chopped nuts; a glass of vegetable juice (tomato, carrot or pumpkin);

• soup of broccoli and white mushrooms with sour cream; a handful of walnuts; a handful of raisins or prunes; a glass of berry juice (strawberry, currant or cherry);

• tomato soup with basil; salad from roasted potato and leaves of Lollo Rosso with mayonnaise; a cup of sugar free yoghurt.

Lunch:
• handful of nuts; a handful of raisins;

• handful of nuts and apple;

• handful of nuts; a handful of dates.

Supper:
• gruel on the water; herbal tea (chamomile, mint, lemon balm);

• salad of grated carrots with cream or sour cream; stewed prunes and dried apricots;

• salad with cheese, scalded spinach and olive oil; cold karkade tea.