Friday, October 5, 2007

Cucumber diet

Cucumber dietThis useful diet is based on the physiological effect of fresh cucumbers. It stimulates digestion, cleans bowels, normalizes water-salt balance, activates metabolism. And as a result cucumber diet improves condition of the skin. Keep to this diet for one week and you won’t regret!

The main dish of the diet is a special salad from cucumbers. Cut 1 kg of fresh cucumbers (150 kcal) and add 30 g of mayonnaise or sour cream (90 kcal). You can add some salt but you’d better to avoid using of the salt. Flavor all with green by your taste (dill, parsley, coriander, basil, celery).

Such salad is divided for 3 food intakes: the first is at 12- 2 p.m., the second one is at 4-5 p.m. and the third is at 7-8 p.m. You can add 1 tea-spoon (not more!) last cucumber meal. Also you can eat about 50 g of black bread with each meal.

If you feel that you are hungry, you can take microcrystalline cellulose: 5 pills during a day 20-30 minutes before meal, drinking 1-2 glasses of boiled water. At 10-11 p.m. eat one big apple or 2 oranges, a pear or banana. Breakfast and coffee/tea with sugar are permitted as usual.

Well, let’s count calories:
240 kcal – cucumber + mayonnaise
300 kcal – 150 g of bread
100 kcal – fruits at night
200 kcal – breakfast
60 kcal – tea/coffee/sugar at work
Altogether – 900 kcal a day.