Ever since the first tomatoes were brought to Europe by Columbus in South America, about their useful properties has been said a lot. Yes, and the need to present this vegetable in the diet is the fact that in North America and Europe, he - the second-eat vegetable after potatoes. Tomatoes are also known for their medicinal properties, so indispensable in the preventive nutrition. In addition, tomatoes are widely used for cosmetic purposes, and tomato juice is the basis for many refreshing lotions and tonics that can give freshness, softness and elasticity of the skin of the face and neck.
No less popular and tomato diet. Scientists at Stanford University recently discovered that it is tomatoes are real weight loss stimulants. The fact that tomatoes can reduce the levels of the hormone ghrelin, which is responsible for the sensation of hunger that makes 90% of people consistently overeat. It tomatoes already allow 5-10 minutes to satisfy your hunger.
Furthermore, during tomato diet in the body will not be lacking in some vitamins (A, E and D), which are contained in large amounts in tomatoes. Incidentally, these vitamins contribute to weight loss. Metabolism also accelerate natural organic acids such as citric, folic, malic and tartaric. With this vegetable in our organism and receives elements such as iodine, magnesium, potassium, manganese, zinc, iron and sodium, as well as vitamins B, B2, B6, PP, E and K.
According to the reviews of the tomato diet, during its compliance no problems with sagging skin, which is a fairly common problem in compliance with other diets. It is guaranteed that content in tomatoes vitamin E and lycopene. From this it can be concluded that diets on tomatoes are not only effective, but also useful for the organism.
Tomato diet number 1
The first variant assumes the use of tomato diet 1, 5 kg of fresh tomatoes per day. They need to eat 4 meals distributed evenly all amount.
Experts recommend to adhere to such a supply is not more than 2-3 days by introducing it as fasting days. During the day you can lose about 1, 5 kg of excess weight.
Tomato diet number 2
The second version of the diet, involving the use of tomatoes is more gentle. It is true that weight loss on this diet of tomato smaller, but stick with it can be for 7 days, and sometimes even longer.
Weight loss, according to reviews, tomato diet is approximately 5 kg of excess weight in just one week.
The secret of the diet is the daily use of the tomato salad, which is filled with sour cream or olive oil, blanched or stewed tomatoes and tomato puree soup. These meals should be consumed daily by diluting them with various side dishes.
As a side dish you can use:
- cooked beans;
- boiled rice;
- spinach and herbs.
Twice a week for this tomato diet you can eat boiled potatoes, but there should not be a drop of oil.
The day should be eaten boiled or braised veal (200 g) skinless chicken or fish (also 200 g). Alternate meat with milk must be days in which you can eat cheese and milk products (not more than 200 grams per day).
During the diet in unlimited quantities can drink green tea and non-carbonated water.
Diet tomatoes and celery
The most balanced of all presented on a diet celery and tomatoes, which, though designed for 7 days, can be used as long as it will need to acquire the ideal volume.
This type of tomato diet can be easier to 1-1, 5 kg in just one day.
1-day diet of tomato
Breakfast: salad of 3 tomatoes, cut into quarters that, and 4 chopped celery stalks, seasoned with 1 ch. L. vegetable oil and salt.
Lunch: 2 boiled chicken eggs and 4 tomatoes, braised with 4 celery stalks and garlic (2 cloves).
Dinner: boiled chicken '80, scalded with boiling water 2 tomatoes.
Day 2 tomato diet
Breakfast: 1 tomato, 2 slices of rye bread, 1 stack. kefir.
Lunch: 2 stack. tomato juice, oatmeal (1 plate).
Dinner: salad from 4 stalks celery, parsley, dill and 3 tomatoes, seasoned with 2 tbsp. l. yogurt, attached to 1 tbsp. l. vegetable oil, if desired, you can add sesame.
3rd day of tomato diet
Breakfast: 2 stalks of celery, 1 boiled potato, 1 stack. tomato juice.
Lunch: salad of celery, tomatoes and onions, seasoned with vegetable oil with a pinch of salt.
Dinner: 80 grams. stewed or boiled meat, 2 stalks of celery.
4th day of tomato diet
Breakfast: 1 egg, 3 slices of rye bread, 1 stack. tomato juice.
Dinner: stewed tomatoes (3 pcs.), With onion, garlic (2 cloves), cilantro, salt and olive oil.
Dinner: 100 gr. meat stew with celery stalks and 2 cups of tomato juice. If desired, add salt.
On day 5, you must repeat the menu of the first day, on the 6th - the second menu, and on the 7th day of the third suitable menu.
According to reviews, tomato and celery diet is not "hungry", so easy to carry.
Before using any diet advised to consult a doctor to avoid all possible negative consequences.