However we all know these eating habits results in weight gain. And, being fat also leads to various health issues and this is why it is important that you lose weight. One of the major factors that help you lose weight is your diet. Among many diets that are followed, military diet has been said to help you shed 10 pounds in 3 days. Let’s explore : .
Image: Source If you want to lose weight, you will need to follow some form of physical activity like cardio workout or weights at gym and follow a healthy diet. To lose weight through diet you will need to consume fewer calories so that your body will use stored up fats for energy. Military diet is low calorie diet which provides less than 1000 calories a day. The diet designed in such a way that it boosts up your metabolism and it serves as kick-start motivation to lose weight. The diet here is meant for women, men can add additional 100 calories in form of protein in this diet.
Image: Source Military diet is designed in such a way that it lasts for 3 days of diet and rest 4 days of the week you are allowed to eat foods of your choice. Make sure you eat only healthy foods and avoid junk foods. There is an inclusion of vanilla ice-cream in the diet however it has to be taken in moderation.
Your breakfast for the 1st day of the diet includes ½ grapefruit, 1 slice of toasted whole wheat or multigrain bread with peanut butter and 1 cup of coffee or tea. Make sure you have black tea or black coffee with no sugar or sugar substitute. If you are not too fond of peanut butter, you can have almond butter, hummus, bean dip or pumpkin butter as a spread for your toasted slice of bread. • Lunch Image: Source For your lunch, you can have a slice of toasted whole wheat or multigrain bread with no spreads and no butter and ½ a can of tuna with black tea or black coffee.
you can add light seasons like garlic salt or pepper to enhance the taste of your meal. • Dinner Image: Source In dinner you can have 3 ounces of meat of your choice, half banana, 1 small apple, 1 cup of beans and 1 cup of vanilla ice-cream. There are no meals in between meals in this diet and the diet aims to make you eat lesser calories to reduce weight. .
• Breakfast Image: Source On the second day of the diet your breakfast includes 1 slice of toasted whole wheat bread, I egg (scrambled or omelette) and ½ banana and black tea or coffee. • Lunch Image: Source Your lunch on the second day includes 5 saltine crackers, 1 boiled egg and 1 cup of cottage cheese. If you don’t wish to have cottage cheese you can have a slice of low fat cheddar cheese. • Dinner Image: Source Your dinner will include 2 hot dogs but without buns, 1 cup broccoli, ½ cup carrots, ½ banana and ½ cup of vanilla ice-cream. You can consume vegetables in steamed, baked or boiled form. You can even have them raw however do not fry them.
Although the quantity of lunch looks to be less it cover ups the calories required on this day. • Dinner Image: Source For your dinner on the third day of military diet you can have 1 cup of tuna, ½ banana and 1 cup of vanilla ice-cream. • Additional Tips Image: Source
You can swap your lunch with dinner however mid meal snacks are not allowed.
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