Cabbage Soup Diet - big risks, big benefits
November 13, 2008
Cabbage Soup Diet - is an effective tool for rapid weight loss. The basis of this diet is cabbage soup - low-fat, low-calorie, flavor which differs significantly from boiling meat broth.
The diet lasts for seven days, at which time it is recommended to give up visits to restaurants and other public catering, as well as very intense exercise. Before starting the diet is highly recommended to consult a doctor. It happens that during the cabbage diet people complain about the deterioration of concentration, dizziness
Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet
and general weakness. If your job requires you to a high level of concentration, perhaps you should try a less rigid diet or wait vacation.
Cabbage is the basis of this diet is not by chance. This low-calorie vegetables, while it is rich in various nutrients. The cabbage has anti-carcinogenic substances and the amino acid glutamine, which has anti-inflammatory properties. Fresh cabbage juice promotes rapid healing of ulcers and slows the growth of cancer cells.
One cup of fresh cabbage contains:
- Calories - 21
- Fats - & lt; 0.1%
- Cholesterol 0%
- 1% Sodium
- 5 g carbohydrates (including dietary fiber - 1.8 g Sugar - 3.1 g)
- Proteins - 1.3 g
- Calcium - 41.8 mg
- Potassium - 218.9 mg
Fiber helps quite a long time not to feel hunger. In addition, it improves digestion, whereby overweight goes faster. Those cabbage diet seems too rigid, may in various forms to include it in your diet - it will speed up the weight loss process.
The recipe for the cabbage soup diet
- 1 head of cabbage
- 3 onions
- A bunch of green onions
- 5 celery stalks
- 2 bell peppers
- 3 large tomatoes
- A handful of brown rice
Black pepper, salt and other seasonings to taste
Cut all the vegetables, put them in a saucepan, add the rice, cover with water and bring to a boil. Remove the cover and leave soup boil for 10 minutes without a lid. Then close the pot and cook the soup for about fifteen minutes, until the vegetables are tender. Add to the soup with salt, pepper and other seasonings.
There are several different cabbage diet plans, for example, as follows:
- Day 1: Drink water (at least 6-8 cups per day), black coffee, tea without sugar and cranberry juice. Cabbage soup can be eaten in any quantity.
- Day 2: You can eat low-calorie vegetables, but avoid corn, beans and peas. Cabbage soup in any quantity. You can eat a baked potato or one slice of bread.
- Day 3: Cabbage soup in any quantity, as well as fruits and vegetables, except bananas
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- Day 4: In addition to water, and tea you can drink two glasses of milk and eat a few bananas. Cabbage soup - eat as you can.
- Day 5: Cabbage soup and up to 400 grams of chicken, beef or fish. In addition, you can eat up to six fresh tomatoes; Drink plenty of water.
- Day 6: cabbage soup, low calorie vegetables in any amount up to 200 g of beef.
- Day 7: Cabbage soup, vegetables, fresh fruit juice without sugar and two cups of brown rice.
Advantages cabbage diet
The relatively low value of the products and their availability. Diet allows you to quickly lose weight before an important event. To sustain the diet easier if it lasts only one week, and not, for example, a month.
Disadvantages cabbage diet
Critics of this diet believe that it rids the body to a greater extent on the water than fat. There is a high probability of weight gain soon after the diet. Side effects of diet are weak and very strong flatulence
Flatulence - when you need to worry about?
(cabbage promotes flatulence). During the cabbage diet a person is not getting enough protein and other nutrients.
How to win a migraine with diet: foods that trigger headaches
November 28, 2010
- How to win a migraine with diet: foods that trigger headaches
Migraine - this is a very bad headache, which at times can almost completely paralyze the activity of the person. Often it is accompanied by increased sensitivity to light and sound, nausea
Nausea - there may be problems with the nervous system
Although diet is not considered a means of treatment of migraine
Treatment of migraine - it is impossible to completely get rid of
, Experts suggest that the following products and nutritional supplements
Food additives - basic classification
may trigger its symptoms:
- Monosodium glutamate;
- Fatty food;
- Ice cream;
- Alcoholic beverages, especially red wine and beer.
Monosodium glutamate is found in various ready-made soups, soy sauce, filling salad, frozen food, soup mixes, chips.
In one study, which involved 429 people, it was found that in 16.5% of cases trigger a migraine was cheese or chocolate, in 28.4% of cases - any alcoholic beverages. In 11.8% of migraine attacks began after drinking red wine and 28% - after they drank beer.
It is assumed that these products cause a release of serotonin, vasodilation and stimulates certain areas of the brain, resulting in a migraine attack begins
I have a migraine. What to do?
Immediate triggers migraine may be substances such as tyramine, phenylethylamine and histamine.
Tyramine is contained in high concentration in fermented foods, such as:
- Old cheese or blue cheese;
- Smoked or marinated meat or fish;
- Red wine or beer;
- Soy sauce, miso, tempeh.
Products containing phenylethylamine:
- Yellow cheese;
- Berries, including canned;
- Red wine.
Foods containing histamine:
- Beef, pork;
- Chicken liver;
- Fish and seafood;
- Sausage izdeniya;
- Tempe, tofu, miso, tamari;
- Tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste;
- Yeast and products containing yeast;
Studies of the effect of tyramine, phenylethylamine and histamine in the frequency and intensity of migraine attacks give conflicting results. However, to reduce the likelihood of new attacks, you can try to eliminate from the diet, at least some of these products - primarily alcohol and chocolate.
In addition, those who suffer from migraines, it is important to eat regularly - skipping meals can serve as a trigger for the disease.
It is necessary to be realistic about the diet of migraine. At best, the attacks will occur less often and become less intense. However, it may also happen that the diet has no effect on migraine attacks.