Merry Christmas celebrations end, leaving a noticeable imprint on the appearance of almost all people. After all, even fans of a healthy lifestyle allow themselves in the New Year a few extra pieces of cake and glasses of champagne.
And excesses, even not in catastrophic quantities, cannot but affect the figure and the general condition of the body. Therefore, many people, at least, among my friends there are really a lot of such people, in the first month of the new year they decide to take themselves in hand.
I decided to put myself in shape in the new year with the help of a new cabbage diet for me. She attracted me with her accessibility, simplicity and promising results. Adhering to the proposed diet, in just 5 days I managed to lose 4 kg.
My classic cabbage diet continues, and will last 7 days. Without waiting for it to finish, I hasten to talk about it and you. Since the result that I saw on the scales, I was pleasantly impressed. Perhaps for someone this information will be relevant and interesting.
A bit of history
According to a well-known legend, the Spartan king Lycurgus, angry at his countrymen who loved to be pampered with wine, ordered to cut down all the vineyards and sow the vacated areas with cabbage. From that time began the triumphal procession of this vegetable throughout the planet.
In Russia, cabbage was the second bread. Soup and borscht have always been a welcome meal on every table. After several centuries, cabbage has not lost its leading position and occupies a worthy place in the diet of almost all people.
Discoveries of scientists
Not only white-ground varieties are useful and tasty, but also broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts. In any variety contains the necessary for our body vitamins and mineral salts. In some cases, cabbage surpasses all other vegetables and fruits in the content of nutrients.
For example, the content of vitamin C is not inferior to lemon, and also contains a unique anti-ulcer vitamin U and a special substance that can prevent the development of cancer cells.
Classic cabbage diet
This diet lasts 5-7 days and the menu offered on the first day can be considered as a model for drawing up in the following days.
Breakfast consists of a cup of green tea, fresh cabbage salad with olive oil and a slice of bran bread.
Dinner – Braised cabbage with 150g. boiled beef or chicken, a slice of bran bread, green tea or juice.
Snakesn – salad from fresh or sauerkraut, 1 boiled egg and any fruit.
In the intervals between meals allowed the use of skimmed yogurt, raw vegetables and fruits. Meat can be replaced by low-fat boiled fish. You can use not only white cabbage, but also colored, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and kohlrabi.
Observe such a diet is not recommended for people suffering from diabetes and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. And also it should be understood that due to the small variety of foods, the cabbage diet will require great willpower, since it is rather difficult to hold out on such a diet.