Cabbage Soup Diet Plan
This plan can suit to those who have an aim to lose weight in 7 days. It is known as effective short-term weight loss solution. From the beginning it was a diet for surgery patients aimed at stimulating weight loss.
What are pros and cons of this plan?
Using this method of losing weight you will lose it fast, veggies those are used for cooking soup are preventing cancer, and there are many people who enjoy eating this soup. But there is always negative side. First of all dieters complain on bland of the soup, gas, high in salt, not long term result; lack of will power and good nutrition can cause problems.
Each of 7 days should include basic meal – it is a cabbage soup. But it is not all you can eat. Here is the list of products that are recommended to be eaten too.
Day 1. Any fruit, apart bananas.
Day 2. Other veggies that were not in the soup, for dinner – one baked potato with butter (on other days potatoes are taboo).
Day 3. Fruits and veggies.
Day 4. Anything up to fat-free milk and 6 bananas.
Day 5. 450 grams of fish or meat plus 6 tomatoes.
Day 6. Meat (preferable beef), veggies.
Day 7. Veggies, brown rice and pure fruit juice.
During 7 days plan bread, alcohol and carbonated drinks are off-limits.
So what is the magic loss weight soup recipe?
You will need:
1/2 head cabbage
1 or 2 cans diced or whole tomatoes
1 bunch celery
2 green peppers
6 large green onions
1 package Onion Soup Mix
1 or 2 cubes bouillon
1 48 oz. can V8
Salt, pepper, parsley, curry, garlic powder and other season to taste.
Please note that this list of the ingredients can have variations.
The biggest disadvantage of this diet plan is eating soup monotonous. But some diets use the nutritional properties of it. They try to make different combinations of the products to make it tastier and to save the effect.
Another disadvantage is low level of proteins, calcium and many essential fatty acids and high level of Monosodium Glutamate of the Cabbage Soup Diet Plan.
The loss of weight is occurred by low calories intake.