Lose 3 Pounds In 7 Days With This Diet.

It is often during the summer that people try to get rid of unnecessary pounds, because it is during this season that they show their bodies more. Yet, all seasons are good for weight loss, just just find the right way. Obviously, a healthy and balanced diet combined with regular physical activity is the key to success, but other ways can help. If you have trouble losing weight, follow this cucumber diet!

The first reflex of many people who are looking to lose weight is to significantly reduce their caloric intake by adopting draconian diets over long periods of time. It is important to know that the goal of diets, in general, is not to starve, but to learn how to limit its intake, reduce its servings and adopt good eating habits ie; Eliminate fastfoods, sodas as well as all foods rich in sugars and fats.

And since it is difficult to find a diet that promises satisfactory results, and which does not present severe restrictions, we propose you this cucumber diet.

Why the choice of cucumber?

With apple and lemon, cucumber is probably the food most associated with weight loss. In addition to being very nutritious, this vegetable is a true health and slimming ally.

The cucumber contains many nutrients including vitamins (A and K), minerals and trace elements (calcium, magnesium, iron ...) as well as antioxidants. These are essential for the body to function properly.

But what are the slimming virtues of cucumber?

First of all, you should know that this vegetable consists of more than 90% water and is very low in calories. Indeed, 100g of cucumber brings only 19 calories. It is a powerful natural diuretic, which eliminates excess water in body tissue, but also removes toxins that can trigger fat accumulation.

Finally, the cucumber is very rich in dietary fiber. These substances are very renowned for their ability to improve intestinal transit but also to increase satiety, which prevents snacking.

More generally, cucumber is excellent for purifying the body, but also in cosmetics. Indeed, thanks to its moisturizing and nourishing properties, it makes it possible to purify the skin, to hydrate it and to reduce puffiness and dark circles.

The cucumber diet:

This diet is held over a week (7 days). Throughout this period, the menu consists mainly of a cucumber salad and a smoothie, to be consumed at will. This diet also allows the consumption of other foods provided they are healthy and natural.

However, it is important to know that this diet alone does not make it possible to lose weight in a sustainable way. Recall that it is only 7 days of diet and that to have good results, one must play sports regularly and eat healthy and balanced all the time.

That said, this diet, can be considered as an initiation to healthy eating habits.

Example of a cucumber diet menu:

Breakfast: 2 hard boiled eggs, a slice of toast, a cucumber salad
Lunch: a cucumber salad, a grilled chicken breast and a small serving of rice
Snack: a cucumber smoothie
Dinner: yogurt and fruit

The recipe for cucumber salad:

Ingredients:
  • 1 onion
  • 400 g of cucumber
  • Salt and pepper
  • A natural yoghurt

Preparation:

Peel the cucumber and cut into small pieces, then chop the onion finely. Place these two ingredients in a large bowl, then season with salt and pepper and add the yoghurt. Mix well and good appetite!

The recipe for the cucumber smoothie:

Ingredients:
  • ½ cup spinach
  • An Apple
  • 1 cucumber
  • ½ cup water

 Preparation:

Wash the ingredients thoroughly, then place them in a blender. Mix until smooth.


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