Maggi Egg diet - the legacy of Margaret Thatcher

December 3, 2014

 egg diet Maggi
 For many people, the name of the egg diet Egg diet - the full rehabilitation of eggs  Egg diet - the full rehabilitation of eggs
   Maggie certainly is associated with bouillon cubes, which were once commonly advertised on television. In fact, no dice in this diet are not included, and it has received its name in honor of former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady. Whatever its image, obviously, it was not alien to ordinary women's issues, including the struggle for slim figure is not the last. Menu of this diet has been found among the personal effects Thatcher.

In addition to advice on nutrition, on a sheet with a diet plan was a warning, it says that it can not be followed for more than two weeks. Experts who have seen with this diet completely agree with this warning and consider that it must take into account all those who decide to lose weight through diet Maggie.

Two weeks of this diet in compliance with all recommendations of people lose weight, on average, 9 kilograms. It is important to stick to the exact nutrition plan, or diet will not benefit. However, recently there were still variations of this diet is not the topic. For example, there is a menu of egg diet Maggi, designed for four weeks; With this diet, presumably, lose up to fifteen kilograms in one month. However, most doctors agree that such rapid weight loss is justified only in severe forms of obesity; in other cases it can be dangerous.

In addition, there is a version of the so-called cottage cheese diet Maggi, who, presumably, is no less effective than its original, egg option.


Diet Maggi - the basic rules

  • During the diet, and water may need to drink in any quantity;
  • Tea and coffee are not prohibited, but they must be drunk without sugar and milk;
  • It allowed the use of a small amount of whiskey in the days when the menu includes meat. Other types of alcohol, as well as such high-calorie drinks like soda and fruit juice with lots of sugar, on the diet should be excluded;
  • The diet includes a variety of cooked vegetables, but they should not use the broth;
  • Spices, onion and garlic Garlic health: almost a panacea  Garlic health: almost a panacea
   It can be used without any restriction;
  • Oils and fats in the food can not be added;
  • If possible, avoid snacking;
  • In case of extreme hunger, you can eat fresh cucumber, carrots or vegetable salad without oil. However, it is desirable to allow yourself a snack, not earlier than two hours after the last meal;
  • Stick to the menu should be very strict - for example, you can not eat lunch meal, intended for the dinner, and vice versa;
  • During a diet, it is desirable to engage in sports, but you can reduce the intensity of your workouts;
  • If you violate diet, diet can not continue (in this case, its efficiency drops significantly); it is necessary to start from the beginning;
  • If the menu is not specified in what amounts can be used one or the other product, so it can have no restrictions.


Maggie egg diet menu option

First week: breakfast for two weeks, every day is the same: a grapefruit, one or two eggs, black coffee or tea.

On Monday

  • Lunch: two eggs, one grapefruit.
  • Dinner: Two eggs, vegetable salad (tomatoes, cucumbers, greens), one toast, grapefruit, coffee or tea.


  • Lunch: two eggs, tomatoes, coffee.
  • Dinner: steak, tomato, cucumber, lettuce, olives, coffee.


  • Lunch: two eggs, spinach, coffee.
  • Dinner: Two eggs, cottage cheese, a toast, cabbage.


  • Lunch: two eggs, spinach, coffee.
  • Dinner: Two eggs, cottage cheese, a toast, cabbage.


  • Lunch: two eggs, spinach, coffee.
  • Dinner: vegetable salad with fish (grilled or fried), whole wheat bread, grapefruit.


  • Lunch: Fruit salad.
  • Dinner: steak, parsley Parsley Health and Beauty  Parsley Health and Beauty
 , Cucumber, tomatoes, coffee or tea.


  • Lunch: chicken, tomatoes, carrots, cabbage, grapefruit, coffee.
  • Dinner: Cold chicken, tomatoes, grapefruit.

The second week should follow the same meal plan as the first week.

Cottage cheese diet Maggie option differs from the original in that for breakfast instead of eggs need to eat 200-250 grams of cottage cheese. You may want to replace the eggs in the menu cheese with a fat content of not more than 2%.

It is noted that during the diet Maggie a person can appear symptoms such as fever, shivering, weakness, dizziness, lack of energy - it is the result of lowering the level of blood sugar Blood sugar - a very important indicator  Blood sugar - a very important indicator
 . All these signs are shortly after returning to a normal diet.

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Diet for rotavirus infection: drink plenty of fluids

March 8, 2012

 Diet rotavirus infection
 Rotavirus causes diarrhea, fever, vomiting. It is only natural that the rotavirus infection in sick, whether child or adult, there is no appetite. However, doctors are advised not to give up the food - even if there are any foods cause nausea. In addition, it is important to increase the amount of fluids to prevent dehydration - one of the most dangerous effects of rotavirus infection, especially in children.

The most effective diet for rotavirus for children - bananas Bananas: the benefits and harms health  Bananas: the benefits and harms health
 , Rice, applesauce and toast a special diet during childhood diarrhea. To ease the nausea, it is best to eat less, but more often, and give up the foods that contain large amounts of sugar. Young children infected with rotavirus should continue to breastfeed or formula. The nutrients contained in the mixture for feeding, help the child's body to fight the virus.

Typically rotavirus infection Rotavirus: favorable prognosis  Rotavirus: favorable prognosis
   held their own after three to seven days, but in some cases, in a weakened immune system, symptoms of rotavirus infection can persist for a much longer period - up to two weeks. That is why it is important to provide the child with a set of nutrients: food restriction will only prolong the symptoms of rotavirus infection.

Gentle diet based on soft food, ensure the child's body the energy it needs to fight the rotavirus. Even if each meal causes vomiting, some nutrients will still have time to get into the blood, thus helping the body recover.

Even if the symptoms of rotavirus infection is not necessary to give up solid foods, and limited to liquids - such a move will only increase vomiting.

In addition, too much liquid at a limited number of solid foods can cause swelling of the hands, feet, eyelids. And adults, and in particular the child, ill rotavirus required set of nutrients that provide fruit, vegetables and meat - even in small portions.

 Diet for rotavirus infection: drink plenty of fluids

Products from which you want to give

  • Dairy

Dairy products - such as milk, cheese, yogurt - can aggravate diarrhea and irritate irritable bowel. Even children who drink milk all the time, the best time to replace dairy products with a special solution of oral rehydration, which will prevent dehydration and compensates for the lack of fluid and electrolytes. In cases of severe vomiting can also try giving your child a small amount of water or ice. Infants and young children are most susceptible to dehydration, so at the first symptoms of rotavirus infection is necessary to ensure that the child consumed enough fluids.

  • Fried foods

Fried or fatty foods - burgers, fries, chips, all kinds of desserts - may be too heavy for the body, weakened by rotavirus infection. Recovery after undergoing rotavirus better to start with a sparing diet - for children and adults with rotavirus suited potatoes, bread, rice, apples, bananas. Start better with small amounts and gradually increasing their size. It is necessary to remember that immediately after undergoing rotavirus an adequate amount of fluid is much more important than food.

  • Caffeine

Caffeine is an irritant to the mucous intestine and can exacerbate the inflammation caused by rotavirus infection. Coffee and any drinks that contain caffeine (including sodas) is better to replace tea without caffeine, natural juices.

 Diet for rotavirus infection: drink plenty of fluids

Diet for children aged one to three years

In young children during the first twelve hours of rotavirus vomiting may occur very often - every five to thirty minutes. During the most acute symptoms are advised not to feed, and if the child is thirsty, give him a little breast milk or a special solution for rehydration. Excess sugar will trigger an increase in the amount of fluid in the digestive tract and aggravate diarrhea. Do not give your child milk or formula feeding as rotavirus kills the enzymes needed to digest lactose, thereby increasing abdominal pain Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms  Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
   and diarrhea. If frequent vomiting in a young child for longer than twelve hours, you should seek medical advice.

The second stage of development of rotavirus infection in young children accompanied by a weakening of the symptoms - vomiting may occur once an hour to two hours. At this stage, the child can be given a more fluid, but you can not feed it milk or fatty foods. Especially it helps with rotavirus infection in infants breast milk. If breastfeeding is not possible, you can give your child clear fluids. Well suited tea with mint Mint and its useful properties: aromatic freshness  Mint and its useful properties: aromatic freshness
 Calming and facilitating nausea and ginger tea to ease stomach pain.

You can not give your baby solid food until the vomiting is not seen only one or two times a day.

At the stage of recovery of the child can begin to give easily digestible foods - such as vegetable juices, broths, soups, mashed potatoes, which compensate for the lost nutrients. Well suited for the recovery of the body of the child after rotavirus fresh fruit and yogurt, normalizing intestinal microflora.

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