Foods such as fried bacon and Danish pastries are most associated with Denmark. However, their proposed diet is a little different from the usual attachment of this country.
Together, proteins, which most used to lose weight, the Danes propose to switch to fresh vegetables and fruits, herbs, including even dandelions. It is also proposed to reduce the consumption of meat and to focus on fish.
The developers claim that their diet is much more effective than the Mediterranean three times. The only thing they emphasize is that you need to consume only seasonal products.
Scientists at Copenhagen University (Copenhagen University), who created the diet, looked for inspiration from the chefs from Nome (Noma). There, in a local restaurant, which is one of the best in the world, which feeds its guests only seasonal and local products.
They also use a variety of herbs, including those that are not used to eating.
It should also be noted that the diet has passed clinical trials. The study, which was led by Dr. Thomas Meinart Larsen, included 181 people. All these people were overweight.
Their task was to follow a diet for 6 months. For comparison, they were divided into different groups, so that you can check the effectiveness and compare with other diets. In total, 68 people followed a regular diet consisting of ordinary Danish dishes.
And 113 people followed a diet consisting only of seasonal and healthy products.
All participants in the experiment could eat to full saturation, while not overeating and not counting the calories. Also one of the most important aspects of the study was that participants could take products for free at a particular store, based on their diet.
If something did not comply with the prescription, they were asked to replace it with another product. So people did not have the desire to go to another store and spend their money.
The results showed that with such a diet, those who followed the Scandinavian diet lost an average of 4.7 kg., While the other part lost 1.5 kg. The results also showed that people on the Scandinavian diet began to normalize pressure.