Kefir is not a friend for extra kilos
Medicines rank dairy products as the most valuable and nutritious for the human body.
But among them there is one, differing in just a huge range of positive characteristics. It is, of course, about kefir.
Useful properties of kefir
This dairy product has long been eliminated problems in the gastrointestinal tract, cardiovascular and nervous systems. Regular use of kefir guarantees strong nails, healthy hair and radiant skin.
Initially, doctors recommended to include in the diet kefir for one or two days, which are called unloading. In addition, kefir often insisted porridge or simply used as an alternative to dinner.
The healing effect on the body was so stunning that very soon the kefir diet was recognized as one of the most effective and beneficial of all known. The fact that at first was announced as a way to heal the body, was an excellent way to get rid of extra pounds.
The basic components of a diet based on kefir
The basic element of the daily diet of a person who wants to lose weight, should be 1% kefir.
Additional permitted components include:
- carrots and potatoes, but not fried;
- all fruits except high-calorie bananas and grapes;
- dried fruits, including raisins in moderation;
- low-fat white meat and fish;
- any dairy products with a minimum percentage of fat;
- one cup of pure coffee per day.
Salt, sugar and any seasoning is strictly prohibited. And in an absolutely categorical, otherwise the desired effect will not be achieved regarding the ban of salt. There are two variations of this famous diet - "strict" and "gentle", each of them has its loyal devotees and opponents.
"Strict" indicative week menu
Next will be presented tentative menu kefir diet, designed for 7 days. It is not necessary to adhere to a clear sequence of food use by day.
If you follow all the recommendations and rules, you can lose from 5 to 7 kg.
So, the menu for each of the 7 days of the diet:
The first day.
Kefir - 0.5 l., Potatoes - 2-3 pieces, they can be boiled, steamed or baked in the oven in foil.
Kefir - 0.5 l., 200-300 g low-fat cottage cheese or low-fat cottage cheese mass, which, in fact, is the same cottage cheese, only in the process of cooking add a little sour cream.
Kefir - 0.5 l., Any fruit - 0.5 kg.
Kefir - 0.5 l., Baked or boiled meat without spices and salt - 0.5 kg.
Kefir - 0.5 l., Sour apples or raw carrots - 2-3 pcs.
The sixth day.
Kefir - 1.5 liters.
Non-carbonated mineral water - 1.5 liters.
The last two days of this menu are unloading.
The advantages of this version of weight loss include the fact that the permitted products can be used in the morning and until 6 pm in any period of time.
But after 6 hours you can drink only clean water. Obviously, not everybody can endure such a practically hungry diet. For those who accurately realize that the desire to lose weight has not yet exceeded the desire to eat normally, a more benign version of the diet on kefir will do.
"Gentle" indicative week menu
This option kefir diet requires a preparatory phase for 2 days.During this period, a person can consume only 1.5 liters of kefir, which should be divided into 5 receptions.
After that you can go directly to the diet itself. For each of the seven days the menu will be the same, some differences affect only lunch and dinner. Completely from the diet will need to eliminate butter and flour.
Breakfast - 2 tbsp. bran or muesli, filled with fresh juice or kefir.
Lunch - a piece of boiled or baked lean meat, fish + 150 g of vegetables. The second option - lean meat broth + a piece of white meat. Safe, - sour apple or a glass of 1% kefir. Dinner - the same dishes as at lunch, but in much smaller quantities. For dessert - herbal tea without sugar.
How to complete kefir diet
But it is important not only to strictly adhere to all rules and recommendations when losing weight. Of great importance is how well you have moved from a meager diet to the usual good nutrition. If, after abstinence, immediately pounce on your favorite fried food, then you can simply earn yourself health problems.
Anyone who has adhered to one of the variants of kefir diet is recommended to leave it through the complex of apple-kefir and buckwheat-kefir diet, the duration of which should be at least 2 days.Only after that you can add regular products to your diet.
On the first day, it can be boiled eggs and a light vegetable soup, on the second - oatmeal, fish and pasta. And do not forget about kefir, which for the maximum health effect is to replace your dinner.
In principle, the task of all modern diets is to reprogram the human body, but in the future all efforts can be negated by returning to eating fried foods with a large amount of oil.
If you do not allow such errors, then kefir diet will be the effective means that will launch the correct processes in the body, adjust the work of the gastrointestinal tract and the cardiovascular system and will contribute to positive changes in the parameters of your figure in the future.