The main purpose of celery diet is the maximum loss of excess weight in a short period of time. The main rule of this diet is the use of any amount of celery in any form, as well as water. The duration of celery diet 7 days or more depending on how much weight you need to lose.
According to reviews, celery diet helps to quickly and effectively lose weight, as cooked celery food is low in calories and high saturability organism, that is absolutely no feeling of hunger
. However, this diet is criticized dietitians because they believe that the power based on only one product, can not saturate the body with necessary vitamins and microelements, which in turn will necessarily lead to a shortage of power for longer stays on such diets
. In addition, nutritionists say that eating only celery, the human body will be forced to enter into starvation mode, in order to preserve the resources that will eventually lead to the fact that the weight will fall
. In starvation mode, the body's metabolism slows down, trying to keep more of fat, muscle and burns energy
. Even after a period of celery diet is over and will be selected a more balanced diet, the body will remember this period of starvation and try to delay as much fat in reserve
The main component of the diet on celery refers to having a negative calorie foods, that is, to digest celery consumed more calories and energy than their content in the product. This means that by the time the celery fully digested, the body expends more calories than it consumes from this food.
In view of the fact that the two major components of the diet: celery and water, have a low calorie weight loss process is greatly accelerated. For these reasons, the reviews, celery diet with the results superior to any other diet, and even starvation.
Menu celery diet
The main dish of celery celery diet is a soup that can be prepared in two ways:
- Chop a small head of cabbage (0, 5 kg), finely chop the stems and foliage of two large celery, six onions, two tomatoes and peppers, put vegetables in 3 liters of water, then simmer for 15 minutes, then season with spices to taste;
- Finely chop 200 grams of celery root, carrots six, six tomatoes, 400 grams of green beans, onions, and the six floors of cabbage (300 g). Sliced vegetables put in a saucepan, pour the tomato juice, so that the vegetables are completely covered with liquid (1, 5-2 liters of juice), add a little water (less than 0, 5 l). Simmer the soup for 15-20 minutes until cooked.
Approximate menu on celery soup diet is as follows:
- The first day (eighth day) - celery soup and any fruit (except bananas, grapes and avocados);
- The second day (ninth day) - celery soup and any raw vegetables;
- The third day (the tenth day) - celery soup and any steamed or boiled vegetables (except potatoes);
- The fourth day (the eleventh day) - celery soup, three peach (or apple) and 1 liter of yogurt 0%;
- The fifth day (the twelfth day) - celery soup, 400-600 g of boiled meat (chicken, lean beef, or turkey) or fish, 4 tomatoes and 2 liters of water (optional);
- The sixth day (the thirteenth day) - celery soup, 300 grams of cooked meat (chicken, lean beef, or turkey) and raw vegetables;
- The seventh day (the fourteenth day) - celery soup, 400 brown cooked rice and raw vegetables.
Subject celery diet should adhere strictly to the menu. It is forbidden to eat flour, sweet, soft, alcoholic, salted, smoked and pickled foods. Celery soup, tea and coffee without sugar can be consumed in unlimited quantities. During the diet should drink at least 1, 5 liters of water, especially in the fifth and the sixth day.
The duration of celery soup diet for 7 to 14 days, depending on the desired result, but do not forget that a long stay on this diet can adversely affect the health of the organism as a whole.